Offaly Girl Goes Through To The Aldi Foroige Junior Baking Finals

Regional baking finals are taking place throughout Ireland this July as teen’s battle it out to become the Aldi Foróige Junior Baking champion, in a competition held by Aldi and youth organisation Foróige, the leading youth development organisation in Ireland. Ella Fox, 13, from Cloghan Foróige Club, in Offaly took one of the three top places […]

Offaly Girl A Finalist For Foróige Best Innovation Award 2018

Katelyn Casey made it to the finals of the Foróige Youth Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2018 with her business ‘Katelyn’s Creations’, in the category Best Innovation. Katelyn competed against twelve hundred other young entrepreneurs in county and regional finals over the last year to make it to the finals with sixteen other competitors. The […]

Five Projects From Offaly Exhibited At Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards In Dublin

Five groups of young people from Offaly exhibited their community action project at the Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards on 21st April 2018, in Citywest, Hotel and Conference Centre.   Darragh Hynes, aged 17, from Meath was named the overall national winner at the Awards. His Citizenship Project, which raised €2140 for St Francis Hospice through a […]

Offaly Teens Graduate From Leadership Of Life Programme

Three Offaly teens, have graduated from Foróige’s Leadership for Life Programme accredited by the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG). Julia Morgan, John Dunican and Shelly Dunican were awarded with a Foundation Certificate in Youth Leadership and Community Action in NUIG last Saturday, October 14th. 207 young people graduated from the North and South of Ireland on Saturday having […]

Offaly Young People Win Gold And Silver At Aldi Foroige Youth Citizenship Awards

The Aldi Foróige Youth Citizenship Awards took place in Citywest Hotel & Conference Centre 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 people from Offaly excelled at the […]

Offaly Teens Finalists Of Youth Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017

Claire Hutchinson (17) & Gabrielle Mooney (15), The Acorn Project, Edenderry, Co. Offaly were finalists of the Foróige Youth Entrepreneur of the Year award 2017 with their business Nifty Dog Collars.   The event took place in the Mansion House Dublin and the fourteen finalists managing seven start-up businesses pitched their products to a panel […]

Young People From Offaly 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. Gallen Community Ferbane Foróige Club 1, won the Silver Star Award for their project ‘A bicycle recycling and fundraising project to help a community in Africa’. The awards celebrated the work […]