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Future of Europe Events May 2018

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Foróige April 26, 2018

The European Parliament Information Office in Dublin are hosting a series of regional consultations events throughout the country for young people aged 15-21 to gather their thoughts and opinions of Europe and the vision for the future.

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Foroige youth services, Le Cheile school completion program and Terence McSwiney Community College recently collaborated on a once in a lifetime opportunity to volunteer with the Hope Foundation children’s charity in Kolkata India

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Foróige April 25, 2018

Foroige youth services, Le Cheile school completion program and Terence McSwiney Community College in Knocknaheeny on Cork’s Northside recently collaborated on a once in a lifetime opportunity to volunteer with our host the Hope Foundation [i] children’s charity in Kolkata India.. The group consisted of 5 young people and two leaders who travelled as part of an eight day Hope U Can Paint program. The trip was sponsored through the Tomar Trust [ii].

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Youth Participation in Foróige

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Foróige January 2, 2018

Foróige provides the opportunity each year for young people to have a say and influence decision making in the organisation. Youth participation in the running of the organisation is unique to Foróige and is ingrained in the Foróige philosophy.

 

REFERENCE PANEL

The Reference Panel is a group of young people elected at the Regional Conferences of Clubs and the Regional Youth Participation Seminars held across the country. There are a maximum 64 members.

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NFTE International Competition Winner

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Foróige December 14, 2017
Eight businesses from all over Ireland were involved in the recent NFTE International Business Plan Competition, which took place in the Dechert office in Dublin. 
 
The young people applied, and were selected, to pitch their business in front of a panel of judges.
 
The three judges were Killian Buckley and Geraldine Gleeson, who represented basis.point along with Karen Hannify of Foróige.
 
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The Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Programme - Blog Week 5

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Foróige August 10, 2017

Returning to our wet, cold land on my 7 hour flight, I thought of all I’ve accomplished in a month. All I’ve experienced, learned, imbibed and felt in the past 29 days. As I reminisced in all the memories that I accidentally made, the trip elongated. It grew larger in length as I felt nostalgia already creeping in to everything that had happened in the split second of that month.

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