Are you or someone you know 50+, then please join us for a free morning of light activitites and lunch in dlr Leisure, Loughlinstown on Thursday, 16th May.
The Go For Life Games are fun and social games suitable for all fitness levels. The activities will be followed by a free light lunch. We plan to choose a team of 12 people to represent Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County at The National Go For Life Games which take place in DCU on Saturday 8th June.
For those who do not live close to Loughlinstown, a bus will collect and return you from dlr Lesiure Meadowbrook, Monkstown and Ballyogan centres.
The next meeting of the Sports Forum is taking place on the 8th May at 7pm in Fitzpatricks Castle Hotel, Killiney. As well as important information and updates for clubs, this session will focus on the area of disability sport in the County and how we can work together to progress opportunities for all abilities. Inclusion is something that a lot of clubs are already doing very well and there are others looking to gain insights and ideas to meet the needs of children looking to join their clubs.
The Balally COPD peer support and exercise group will launch on Monday May 13th 2019 in the Balally Family Resource Centre, The Scout Den, Wedgewood, Dublin 16. The aim of the group is to provide peer support and exercise for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and other lung conditions in a friendly supportive environment.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD, Minister for Health Simon Harris TD and Minister for Health Promotion Catherine Byrne TD have today (Monday) launched the 2019 Healthy Ireland campaign and announced funding of €1 million to boost community engagement on health and wellbeing in every county.
Analysis by the Healthy Ireland Unit in the Department of Health shows that 60% of Irish adults are overweight or obese, with only one in three adults meeting physical activity guidelines or eating enough fruit and vegetables.