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Cork Friends Win NFTE Special Recognition Award

foroigeadmin June 16, 2020
Cork friends Cian and Dylan win NFTE Special Recognition Award

And the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship Special Recognition Award goes to…

Cian Hennessy and Dylan O’Connor, Lavender Lullabies, from Togher UBU Development Project in Cork. Cian and Dylan have been nominated because of their dedication to their business. This Special Award recognises the determination of two young people in

showing that nothing should stand in your way of your dreams and what you want to achieve. 

‘I feel these two young people put their heart and soul into their business’ said Patricia Corcoran, Certified Entrepreneur Teacher.

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Ratheniska Foróige Club Members and Leaders run the equivalent of 25 marathons in 8 days

foroigeadmin June 15, 2020
Young People of Ratheniska Foróige Club jumping for joy after running the equivalent of 25 marathons in 8 days

Members and Leaders are Jumping for Joy after completing a marathon task

Ratheniska Foróige Club, Co. Laois have been zooming in more ways than one in the past week. Foróige leader Brian Phelan challenged members to run more than the leaders before the next club meeting last Friday night and if the members won, then the leaders would treat them all to pizza as soon as their Foróige Club can reopen.

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Hannah Gives Something Back

foroigeadmin May 29, 2020


Carrick-on-Suir Girl has raised €888 for her  NYFP

Hannah is a member of Foróige  in Carrick-on-Suir Neighbourhood Youth and Family Project. Hannah has started making and selling her own face masks that can be worn to protect against Covid-19. She has had great success with this, and has made €888.

Hannah has donated all of this money to Carrick-on-Suir NYFP, as she said she wanted to give back to a group that has given so much to her over the past couple of years.

We are so proud of Hannah, and also so grateful for the money that she has raised. 


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Volunteers are the beating heart of what we do

foroigeadmin May 29, 2020

Volunteers Make an Enormous Contribution to Irish society

As we come to the end of Foróige's Volunteer Appreciation Week, I am struck by the generosity and selflessness of so many Foróige volunteers - be they leaders in clubs, Mentors in Big Brothers Big Sisters, judges in NFTE, project volunteers or board members. We know that in recent times this generosity has resulted in Foróige volunteers giving close to 400,000 hours of time each year.

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Seán Campbell's message to volunteers

foroigeadmin May 25, 2020

Volunteer Appreciation Week launches today with a short message from Foróige CEO Seán Campbell

Volunteers bring invaluable life experience to all that they do for the young people of Foróige. To show our volunteers how much we value the time that they so generously give we are hosting a Volunteer Appreciation Week, this week we have lots of events arranged, we have a talk with RTÉ's 'Raised by the Village' Stella O'Malley to help you remember the importance of self-care and personal well-being to volunteers Tab time.

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