Thirteen volunteers from Offaly attend national Foróige Volunteers Conference

Foróige volunteers from all over Ireland came together in the Hodson Bay Hotel in Roscommon last weekend, 11th-13th October 2019, for Foróige’s annual volunteer conference.   Sinead McDonagh, Barbara Daly, Colm Beirne, Shelly Dunican, Emma Egan, Ann Mullins, Mary Wynne, Irene Keaney, Serena Byrne, Daniel Dunne, Ann Bracken, Amanda Camon and Dermot Mcloughlin attended from […]

Irish Red Cross Volunteer Of The Year 2018 Announced

Padraig O’Reilly balances a full-time job with numerous positions of responsibility in the Irish Red Cross while he is also a retained firefighter. 12-year-old Sarah McConnellogue has led the charge in recruiting youth members in her local Branch in Muff, Co Donegal. At an exciting ceremony this afternoon, in the home of big wins – […]

Nine Volunteers Represent Offaly At 47th Annual Foróige Leaders’ Conference

Foróige held its annual National Volunteer Conference in Sligo – the European capital of volunteering for 2017 – this weekend (3-5th March, 2017). Hundreds of volunteers travelled from all over Ireland to attend the conference involving keynote speaker John Davis, Professor of Childhood Inclusion at University of Edinburgh; to participate in workshops and exchange ideas […]

Barnardos National Collection Day – Volunteers Needed

Barnardos children’s charity is looking for volunteers in Offaly to support its national collection day – Buckets for Barnardos – on Friday 16 September. Please give two hours of your time and help raise funds to support Barnardos work with children and families in Offaly. What: Buckets for Barnardos, Barnardos National Collection Day When: Friday […]

Offaly Volunteers needed to stomp out the litter!

An Taisce celebrates 15 years of the National Spring Clean with a call for registrations for 2013 Model and National Spring Clean ambassador Sarah McGovern, together with hip-hop dancers Haus of Funk, are calling for volunteers from Offaly to stomp out litter and register for this year’s National Spring Clean campaign.  Ireland’s largest anti-litter initiative, […]

2013 Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards to Celebrate Ireland’s Young Volunteers

“There’s No Time Like the Present and No Present Like Time” This week marks the launch of the seventh annual Pramerica Spirit of Community Awards, the only programme of its kind in Ireland that acknowledges the outstanding acts of volunteerism by Ireland’s youth. All second-level students who volunteer in their community, at school or abroad […]