Irish Girl Guides are a youth-driven, dynamic organisation offering a varied and exciting programme for girls and young women aged 5-30, and opportunities for women of all ages.
Members of Irish Girl Guides learn new skills, grow in self-confidence, develop teamwork and leadership skills experience new activities, and build lifelong friendships.
There is a strong emphasis on the outdoors, environment, community responsibility and global sisterhood.
There are four different age brackets called Branches and girls of each Branch meet in local groups called Units around the country. The branches are:
- Ladybird Guides, ages 5-7 years
- Brownies, ages 7-10 years
- Girl Guides, ages 10-14 years
- Senior Branch, ages 14-30 years
Target Group: Girls and young women, aged 5 – 30 years
Eligibility: Irish Girl Guides actively promotes diversity and inclusion and welcomes girls and young women from all walks of life. Anyone who lives their life as female is welcome to join the organisation.
Referral: Parents and guardians can directly contact the Regional Development Officer or go to the website.
Contact details: Margaret Corr, Regional Development Officer, Mid West - for enquiries re. groups in Cashel, Thurles, and Moyne/Templetuohy
Tel. 087 799 5976
Suzanne Dunne, Regional Development Officer, South East – for enquiries re. group in Clonmel
Tel. 087 650 4841
Geographic remit: Cashel, Thurles, Moyne/Templetuohy and Clonmel.