Tipperary: youth population over 31,000 – Youth Council calls on Government to invest in youth work

Nationally, number of those aged 10-24 to grow to over 1,000,000 by 2025 Total youth work funding still 20% below 2008 levels, despite growing youth population Less than €1.25 a week per young person currently invested in youth work There are 31,210 young people living in County Tipperary and, with our growing youth population set […]

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 […]