Two Tipperary Volunteers Attend National Foroige Conference

Foróige volunteers from all over Ireland gathered in the Hotel kilkenny for Foróige’s annual volunteer conference. Treasa Smith & Gail O’ Sullivan attended from Tipperary.   Foróige has over 5,500 volunteers working in its 600 youth clubs, 160 projects and programmes such as the Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Programme; Leadership for Life; Be Healthy Be […]

Tipperary Young Person Represents Foroige At The European Parliament

Ashling Dunphy from Foróige, Carrick on Suir, Big Brother Big Sister, attended the European Youth Event (EYE), which took place at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, from 1st– 2nd June.   The event was attended by 8,000 young people from across Europe. They exchanged ideas and discussed their perspectives on youth-related issues, and took part […]

Two teens from Tipperary attend international youth leadership conference in Maynooth

  Two teens from Tipperary, Jack O’Meara & Ashling Dunphy, have attended Foróige’s Leadership for Life International Youth Conference in Kildare this week, 31st July – 4th August. The conference brought together 250 teenagers from India, the USA and Ireland to learn how to become leaders in their own lives. During the week-long conference the teens learn […]

Tipperary young people showcase their Youth Citizenship at National Event

The Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards took place in Citywest Hotel & Conference Centre on Saturday April 29th, 2017 where over 2300 young people from throughout Ireland showcased their work in the community. 204 groups took part in the awards with projects covering topics such as equality; homelessness; mental health; culture and much more.   […]

Young Person From Tipperary Graduates From The Leadership For Life Programme

Cian McElroy from Tipperary has graduated from Foróige’s Leadership for Life Programme. The National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) awarded him with a Foundation Certificate in Youth Leadership and Community Action, on Saturday October 15th. 270 graduated from the North and South of Ireland on Saturday having completed three modules in Leadership. The programme develops the […]

Two Tipperary Teens Graduate from Foróige’s International Leadership Programme

Two young people from Tipperary have participated in the Foróige Leadership for Life Conference in NUI Maynooth this week (2nd- 6th Aug 2016). The international youth leadership conference was attended by over 250 young people from across Ireland, the USA, Saudi Arabia and India. As part of the week-long conference, inspirational lectures were given by […]

Young People From Tipperary Excel In Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards

The Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards in partnership with Aldi took place last Saturday 2nd July 2016 in the Citywest Hotel and Conference Centre, Dublin. The awards celebrated the work of young people in the community over the past year with over 2,000 young people in attendance as well as hundreds of volunteers. 160 community enhancement […]

Tipperary Represented At 46th Annual Foróige Volunteers’ Conference

Six volunteers representing Tipperary attended the 46th National Volunteers’ Conference of Foróige, Ireland’s leading youth organisation, which took place recently. The six – from Clerihan and Carrick-on-Suir – were amongst the more than 220 Foróige volunteers from all over the country who took part in the conference, themed ‘Young People in 2016 – Shaping Ireland’s Future’, […]

Foróige Summer Programmes and activities in Nenagh

Foróige Mountain Bike Trek                                                        (Transport & equipment provided)                         FREE! Date: Thursday 21st June for girls/boys aged 13 to 16   Foróige Dance Camp                                               Date: 26th – 28th June for girls/boys aged 13 to 16 Venue: Foróige Youth Centre, Town Hall. Cost: €15 per person (family discount available)   Foróige Soccer Camp                    […]

A tribute to former Director of Foróige Michael B. Cleary who has passed away, may he RIP

Michael B. Cleary, former Director of Foróige, The National Youth Development Organisation, sadly passed away on Saturday 28th April.  Michael, who is widely recognised as being a pioneer of the youth work sector in Ireland, served at the helm of Foróige for 36 years (1967 – 2003). “Michael B. Cleary was a social innovator who transformed […]

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