Welcome to the Carlow Volunteer Centre

In Carlow Volunteer Centre we are passionate about volunteering and Carlow County is a great place to volunteer. Volunteering enriches communities, gives volunteers an opportunity to develop personally, and puts giving at the heart of how we all live.


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Latest News

  • The Fairtrade movement in Carlow has been one that first found its roots back in 2004 with Carlow becoming a recognised Fair Trade Town in 2007. Actively creating awareness around the benefits of supporting Fairtrade and how the people of Carlow can play their part, many may be familiar with the Fairtrade logo that appears on various products on shop shelves. But what exactly does it mean? Adam had a chance to meet with Bernadette Power, the current Chairperson of Fairtrade Carlow who shed some light on the organisation and how people can get involved?

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  • Foróige is the leading youth organisation in Ireland and has been working with young people since 1952.  We work with over 50,000 young people aged 10-18 each year through volunteer-led Clubs and staff-led Youth Projects. Foróige currently operates in 26 counties in Ireland, with 614 Foróige Clubs, 160 Youth Projects, the Big Brothers Big Sisters mentoring programme, the Foróige Youth Entrepreneurship programme, our Youth Citizenship and Youth Leadership programmes.

    In Carlow, Foróige works with young people through our volunteer led groups Foróige Clubs/Youth Cafés, Foróige Juniors and Foróige Interest Clubs. These clubs encourage young people to take responsibility for themselves and to be part of shaping the world around them while developing their talents, skills and abilities.

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