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Newcastle West Art Project

foroigeadmin September 6, 2018

3 young people in the West Limerick Youth Initiative Project from Newcastle West got involved with local artist Marian Surge, Newcastle West Arts and the Tidy Towns Committee in a Newcastle West art project.

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Pat McLoughlin RIP

foroigeadmin July 26, 2018

Foróige is greatly saddened to hear of the untimely passing of Pat McLoughlin, former National Chairperson of Foróige. Pat was the current serving Chairperson of Offaly District Council and Club Leader of Durrow Foróige Club in Co. Offaly, with whom he proudly volunteered for 30 years.

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NFTE Biz Camps held around the country

foroigeadmin July 17, 2018

This summer the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship team have been busy running NFTE Biz Camps around the country. The NFTE Biz camps are set up to give young people an opportunity to get involved in Entrepreneurship during a fun and interactive week, which includes hearing from a variety of guest speakers and site visits to companies such as Google and IBM. The young people have been exploring new business opportunities, social enterprise, developing new business ideas, market research, and product and business development.

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Young people from Cork, Wexford and Laois go through to the Aldi Foróige National Junior Baking Finals

foroigeadmin July 17, 2018

Congratulations to the young people who have made it through to the final of the Aldi Foróige National Junior Baking Competition. Today (June 17th) Ava Pierce (15) from Askamore Foróige Club in Co. Wexford, and Sinead Dunne (13) from Daredevils Foróige Club in Co. Laois made through to compete in the final of the competition, which will take place at the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore on the 18th-20th of September, 2018.

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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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