The Youth Entrepreneur of the Year competition is a highlight of the Foróige year where the Top nine youth-driven businesses in the country, who have participated in the NFTE Youth Entrepreneurship Programme, are invited to present their achievements to an expert panel of Judges. The competition took place online this year with young people taking part in both regional and semi-final competitions to be selected as a finalist.
This year featured some of the most creative and inspirational work this competition has seen.
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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.
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.
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.