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Interviews, news releases, industry reports and information on our fundraising efforts, as well as news coverage on some of the projects the Irish Youth Foundation supports.

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RTÉ Radio 1 | June 01, 2021

IYF study finds youth More affected by pandemic than others

RTÉ News | June 01, 2021

Pandemic impacted disadvantaged children most – study

The Irish Times | June 01, 2021

Disadvantaged children face profound long term impact from pandemic

The Examiner | June 01, 2021

Fears of spike in youth crime and mental health issues due to the pandemic

The Journal | June 01, 2021

Fears that pandemic will have long-term impacts on disadvantaged young people

Q102 | June 01, 2021

Pandemic created generational timebomb for disadvantaged kids.

FM104 | June 01, 2021

Pandemic created generational timebomb for disadvantaged kids.

RTÉ Radio 1 | Apr 28, 2021

National Youth Workers Week

National Youth Workers week coverage on RTÉ Radio 1 acknowledging the extraordinary work that the Youth Workers of this country do.

The Irish Times | Nov 28, 2020

Ireland’s teenage pariahs: ‘We are really at breaking point now’

The Irish Times | June 09, 2020
Junior infants and first years face a doubly daunting challenge
Independent.ie | June 4, 2020
Our most vulnerable children risk becoming Generation Lost unless needs are prioritised
The Irish Times | June 03, 2020
Years of youth services ‘wiped out’ by Covid-19 pandemic, warns charity

Get involved

In 2020, we raised and distributed an additional €500k which benefitted 14,123 children and young people. But we could only meet 6.6% of the staggering €7.5 million requested.

Futures are on the line. We need to do more. YOU can make a massive difference.