Foroige

 Foróige is Ireland’s leading youth organisation, working with approximately 64,000 young people every year.
 Foróige offers young people between 10 and 18 years a wide variety of volunteer led youth service provision
 through a network of volunteer led groups namely Foróige Juniors (10-11 year olds), Foróige Clubs (12-18
 year olds), Special Interest Groups (12-18 year olds) and Volunteer Led Youth Cafés (12 – 14 year olds/15-18
 year olds).  For more information on all Foróige has to offer check out www.foroige.ie or
 www.facebook.com/foroige
 Foróige Groups currently in operation in Kilkenny City and County are Ballycallan, Conahy (Foróige Club &
 Foróige Juniors), Coon-Muckalee, Cuffesgrange-Danesfort, Inistioge, Mullinavat, Piltown & Paulstown,. If
 you are interested in setting up a Foróige group in your area please contact: Rosie O’Brien, Regional Youth
 Officer, 086 2997677/ rosie.obrien@foroige.ie
 The Foróige DRUM Youth Project & Health Café, located in Goods Shed Square, MacDonagh Junction
 Shopping Centre, offers a variety of supports and activities to young people aged 12 - 18 years from Kilkenny
 City & County.
 These include Drop In Youth Café (safe chill out space with FREE internet, pool, snacks, Wii & activities
 organised by young people) for young people in 3rd – 6th year, structured groups for 1st & 2nd years,
 FREE professional counselling service, “OUT Kilkenny” (LGBT group), Youth Committee (group of young
 people who organise activities & guide staff in the running of the centre), music rehearsal room. Also: Youth
 Support, Educational Programmes, Health Information, Youth Citizenship, Youth Leadership & Community
 Action, School Holiday Programmes. Keep up to date on www.facebook.com/drumyouthcentre or
 on twitter @drumyouthcentre

Contact: 

Kate Carroll
Melissa Faulner
086 7736975
086 7736976

Town/District: 

Kilkenny