The benefits of the Foróige Big Brother Big Sister Programme was the cover story in the Health and Living Section of today's Irish Independent.
For the piece, journalist Caomhan Keane spoke to three matches to find out why it is such a rewarding relationship for both parties.
Dylan Ellis and Sam Moorhead, Aoife Kelly and Fiona Power, and Lee Casey and Jimmy Ryan all spoke about the impact the Big Brother Big Sister Programme has had on their lives.
NFTE Alumi members Ryan Chaney, Adam Byrne, and Jake Larkin were among those who attended the recent Future Jobs Summit, which was held at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Opened by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD, the event was a Government hosted summit to consult with stakeholders on ‘Future Jobs’, a new plan to secure Ireland’s economic success.
A celebration evening was held recently to thank everyone involved in Foróige Flames, which has sadly come to an end after 29 years!
Long time leaders Chris Sullivan, Kim Cummins, Linda Silvester and Claire Ormond were in attendance, while Foróige Assistant CEO John Cahill, past member Marc Gallagher and Foróige Chairperson Dave O'Reilly spoke of their experience with the club over the years. The Foróige Faders DJ Club provided the music on the night.
Foróige hosted the YouthStart European Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2018 on Friday, November 9th in Croke park.
Businesses led by young people travelled from all over Europe to take part in the event having already won the national finals in their own countries.
Four Big Brother Big Sister volunteers share their insights on why being involved in the Programme is so rewarding.
I have been a Big Brother for the past 3 years, and it has been full of fun, games and adventures. My Little and I go for coffee, play pool, basketball, games, cook together and enjoy going to see the latest films in the cinema.
Jack Tisdall was a member of Club Mayhem Foróige Club, Manor Kilbride, Blessington, and entered this year's X Factor as a solo act.
He was put into the boyband United Vibe, alongside four others!
Watch him in action below!