• A drug and alcohol free, teen music festival is returning to Mayo this weekend for its tenth anniversary.

    Band on the Strand takes place at Lacken Strand.

    2,000 young people from all over Ireland will attend the teen beach event.


  • The newly elected Reference Panel for Foróige met for the first time last week in Gormanston Park, Co. Meath.

    The Reference Panel is a group of 64 Foróige young people who get together to make recommendations to its National Council and bring about change, while representing over 50,000 young people involved in Foróige nationally.

    At the Reference Panel the young people on the National Council were elected. 16 young people and 45 adults will sit on this Council for 2018, including Karina Tropman from BBBS Ballinrobe Foróige and Tommie Loftus from Knockmore Foroige Club.