What have the following Offaly GAA Clubs got in common? Coolderry, Daingean, Seir Kieran, St Rynagh’s, Bracknagh and Tubber.
The answer is they have all signed up for the GAA’s ‘Healthy Clubs’ initiative in recent years. New Clubs are now being encouraged to enroll, before the deadline on 5th December.
For more information and an application form, just open this link: https://healthyclubs.gaa.ie/
In an era of unprecedented societal health challenges, the Healthy Club Project delivers evidence-based health promotion information and interventions, backed up by appropriate policies and partnerships. As part of the process clubs engage with their members and community before identifying health themes upon which to focus on.
Popular areas include walking challenges and groups, Social Gaelic Games, Green Clubs and sustainability initiatives, first Aid and CPR training, All Stars Programmes for children with additional needs, Smoke- Free clubs, Safe Talk suicide awareness training, One Good Coach online module with Jigsaw, youth leadership and healthy eating initiatives.