Happy Birthday, IYF (UK)!

The 23rd of May was the birthday bash we dreamed of – an evening of celebration, good friends and so many special guests. Along with representatives from the charities and projects we support, we were delighted that so many past Chairs of the IYF were able to attend. We had to get a shot of […]

30th Birthday BBQ at the Rotunda Bar & Restaurant

Irish Youth Foundation (UK) is 30 years old and our birthday celebrations for the year kick off with an evening at London’s Rotunda Bar and Restaurant on Thursday 23rd May, from 6pm. There’ll be music and cocktails; dancing with DJ JustRico; a Golden Raffle and some very special guests including representatives from many of the brilliant charities […]

Celebrating 30 Years of the IYF (UK)

The Chairman and Board of Trustees are delighted to announce the 30th  Anniversary celebration of the Irish Youth Foundation (UK) on Thursday 23rd, May 2019. The IYF has awarded over £5 million since 1989 to help make a difference to the lives of young Irish people in need and their families in the UK. We think there’s no better […]

First (Annual) IYF UK Sports Quiz Night

Thursday the 28th of March saw in the Irish Youth Foundation (UK)’s inaugural quiz night – ‘A Question of Irish Sport’ – and we were not disappointed! It was a brilliant night celebrating moments in Irish and global sport, on a video-based and timed quiz on our big screen in the London Irish Centre in Camden. A big crowd from […]

2019 Grant Application now closed

We would like to inform you that the deadline for grant applications in 2019 has now passed. The Irish Youth Foundation invites applications for grants each year from organisations working with young Irish people in England, Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland with the exception of large and national charities. Please visit our Apply For […]

FRED HUCKER: Sept 1938 to February 2019

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Fred Hucker, after a brave struggle with cancer. Fred was married to Jacinta Curran, a lovely lady from Athenry, for over 25 years. Through his Irish wife and his position as CEO of the Irish company Bell Lines, Fred joined the fundraising committee of […]

2019 Grant Applications Now Open

The Irish Youth Foundation invites applications for grants each year from organisations working with young Irish people in England, Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland with the exception of large and national charities. Grant application forms and guidelines for funding in 2019 are now available to download, please visit our Apply For Grant page for […]

A Question of Irish Sport

The Irish Youth Foundation is delighted to announce “A Question of Irish Sport” – an evening of fun, trivia and Irish sport in the London Irish Centre on Thursday, 28th of March at 8pm. We’ll be putting sports fans to the test with a digital interactive quiz on our giant screen, with some general sport […]

Get ready….

Get ready for our annual Winter Ball.  Tomorrow night we’ll be supporting great work with under privileged young people. See where money raised goes in a fantastic video produced by BrandFuel Ltd. Many thanks to them and here’s to a great night!   Photo: Party goers at 2017 ball.

Three days to go…..

There are just three days to go until Irish Youth Foundation’s Winter Ball at The Dorchester Hotel London! Get your shoes polished and be ready to dance the night away whilst raising money to support disadvantaged young people. A big thanks to our fabulous sponsors: Murphy Surveys Morgan McKinley Roskerry Building Services Instalcom Limited City Axis […]