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BBBS Volunteer Speaks with Ray D'Arcy

foroigeadmin September 22, 2020

Big Brother Fionn Kiely joined Ray D'Arcy on his RTÉ Radio 1

In the lead up to National Volunteer Week, Fionn Kiely appeared on the Ray D'Arcy Show sharing his experience as a volunteer in Foróige's Big Brother Big Sister programme.

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Cork Girl offers a Sustainable Fast Fashion Fix

foroigeadmin September 1, 2020
Cork Emma Heffernan's Company Luna

Foróige's Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) ran a Summer Design Challenge allowing young entrepreneurs and innovators to channel their talents. One of the winning entries came from Emma Heffernan from Youghal Co. Cork. Emma established her company Luna with a mission to find a solution to textile waste.  Luna offers an alternative sustainable fashion fix within the local community.

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Zimbabwean boy finds new friends with Foróige this summer

foroigeadmin August 24, 2020

Since moving to Ireland early in 2020, 17-year-old Zimbabwean boy, Keith Khumalo and his family were offered direct provision in Ballinamore Co. Leitrim. They were very happy to have the opportunity to leave troubled Zimbabwe to be welcomed into a safe community in Ballinamore. Keith had only just started in his new school a few weeks when Covid 19 restrictions were put in place, leaving him very little chance to make friends in the area.


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Foróige Link up festival launch supporting Health & Wellbeing

foroigeadmin August 14, 2020

Foróige Launches ‘Linkup Festival’ to Support Young People’s Health and Wellbeing before Returning to Education

• Four events held throughout North Fingal and Dublin to support young people’s health and wellbeing

• Young people are feeling anxious and stressed with the uncertainty of returning to education in September  

• Leading the way for young people to reconnect, destress and build their resilience


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