300 Young Leaders Arrive in Ireland for International Conference

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Foróige-Notinuse September 3, 2014
  • Leadership Conference will be attended by 300 teenagers from around the world.
  • Teens from almost every county in Ireland will take part.
  • Young delegates to arrive from India, USA and Northern Ireland.
  • Inspirational guest speakers include world leaders in the fields of space exploration; music; business and sport as well as sustainable energy technology 
  • Hollywood star Matt McCoy is serving as Ambassador for the Conference.

An international youth conference that will equip teenagers with the skills to be the next generation of world leaders wa

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Foróige-Notinuse May 13, 2014

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Foróige-Notinuse February 10, 2014

One of Ireland’s oldest and largest youth organisations, Foróige is piloting new Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender youth clubs to fully meet the needs of young people. The organisation has established three such groups in Tallaght, Blanchardstown and Kilkenny. The clubs are open to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender young people, their friends and young people who may be questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Foróige-Notinuse February 6, 2014

A 15 year-old from Coolock in Dublin has secured an all expenses-paid trip to Washington DC after winning a hotly contested competition run by Foróige Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE).

Laura Greene, a 15-year-old Transition Year student from Colaiste Dhulaigh in Coolock, set up her business – ‘Laura’s Crystal Ware’ - customising hand-painted glassware. Laura has a love of all things craft related so was delighted to get the opportunity to combine her passion with a business.