Supporting sport & active recreation in Louth

Operation Transformation Walking Groups

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Walking Leader Training Dates

Please find below details of walking leader training days: Level 1 – Castlebar, Co. Mayo, November 12th-13th (9am-5pm Saturday, 9am-1pm Sunday) Level 1 – Virginia, Co. Cavan, November 18th-19th (6.30pm-9.30pm Friday & 9am-5pm Saturday) (9am-5pm Saturday, 9am-1pm Sunday) Level 2 – Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, November 26th-27th (9am-5pm Saturday, 9am-1pm Sunday) Should you require any further details please contact Tara Curran, Health Promotions Department.… Read More

Operation Transformation Walk 2017

The Operation Transformation National Walk takes place on Saturday the 7th of January at 9.30am. Starting and finishing point is Carlingford  Marina (Greenway). The walk is 4.9km long (takes approx. 45 minutes). All welcome – free of charge. Refreshments afterwards in Sitar Restaurant. We welcome all ages and abilities and the walk is ideal for beginners to come out and give it a go.… Read More

Get Into Walking Workshop

Free “Get Into Walking” workshop organised by Louth Local Sports Partnership and Louth G.A.A. Tuesday December 1st 7pm – 9pm Naomh Mairtín Clubhouse Monasterboice, Drogheda, Co. Louth. The Workshop covers: Health Benefits of Walking. How to plan a Walking Programme. Ideas on how to form you own walking Group. Safety Tips. To book a place please call Richard English on 042-9324361 or e-mail richard.english@louthcoco.ie            … Read More

Walking Leader Training

The Autumn Walking Leader Training Schedule has been confirmed please see dates and locations below. Please find attached course information and application form. All courses are open to participants from all counties. Galway, Co. Galway 12th-13th Sep Sligo, Co. Sligo 19th-20th Sep Mullingar, Co. Westmeath 26th-27th Sep Limerick 17th-18th Oct Castlebar, Co. Mayo 7th-8th Nov For more information click here For application form click here If you have any questions or would like to register anyone to attend please contact   Tara Curran Health Promotion Department – Slí na Sláinte Programme Irish Heart Foundation, 50 Ringsend Road, Dublin 4 T: 01-668 5001| Helpline: Locall 1890 432 787 Do you have questions about stroke or heart disease?… Read More

Get Ireland Walking

Get Ireland Walking exists to maximise the number of people participating in walking for health, wellbeing and fitness. Get Ireland Walking: Provides information, advice and guidance about walking Signposts people to other agencies/organisations active in the promotion of walking Supports the setup and development of walking groups Provides free insurance cover for volunteer walk leaders and group coordinators Is developing a database of walking groups Get Ireland Walking is calling on communities to get walking, set up walking groups and provide people with opportunities to Walk for Health, Walk for Fun and Walk for Life.… Read More