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Foróige young people present findings as youth researchers at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris

foroigeadmin July 17, 2018

On 10th July, 14 young people from Co. Mayo travelled to UNESCO Headquarters in Paris to present their findings as youth researchers. The group investigated young people's knowledge of support services and what young people want the adults who work with them to know. This work has been a partnership between Foroige, Tusla and was supervised by the UNESCO Chair in Children, Youth and Civic Engagement at NUI Galway.

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Thousands attend Band on the Strand 2018

foroigeadmin July 10, 2018

2000 young people from all over Ireland attended the 10th anniversary of Band on the Strand on Lacken Strand in Mayo, last Saturday.

The line up included amazing acts like The Frank & Walkters, Le Galaxie, and Wild Youth.

The crowd also enjoyed Rocket Pyrotechnics doing fireworks, Inferno putting on a fire show, and inflatable attractions.

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Free summer pop-up events for teens in South Dublin

foroigeadmin July 9, 2018

A number of free creative, sporting and fun pop-up events are to be held by Foróige in Palmerstown Community Centre, Kennelsforth Green, in the coming weeks and months to encourage teens to socialise and enjoy the summer. 

The Pop Up Event Series are as follows:

Wednesday 22nd August 10:30-1:30pm -  Creative Art Workshop (creative writing, animation, arts n crafts)

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Foróige launches research into Big Brother Big Sister Garda Youth Diversion Project Pilot

foroigeadmin July 4, 2018

This week Foróige launched the findings of research into the Big Brother Big Sister Garda Youth Diversion Project Pilot, in the Alex hotel, Dublin.

Minister of State at the Department of Justice and Equality with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration and Integration, David Stanton TD launched the report for Foróige. He said “This research shows the potential life changing impact that the volunteers can have.”

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Thousands of young people to attend 10th Anniversary Band on the Strand

foroigeadmin June 28, 2018

This year is the 10th Anniversary of Band on the Strand, and the festival has organised an incredible line up to mark the occasion. Featuring music from The Frank & Walters, Le Galaxie, Wild Youth, Aaron, Danceworld, Atlantic Rhythm, and DJ Steven Cooper, it's expected that 1,800 young people will decend on Lacken Strand for the annual music event.

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