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Sugar the focus of St Nailes Kinawley’s Health Day

Sugar the focus of St Nailes Kinawley’s Health Day

February 4th, 2016 | Blog, Health & Wellness

The impact of sugar on our health and wellbeing has been very well documented recently and it was the focus of the recent health day in St Nailes Kinawley. The primary schools pupils developed a wall display illustrating the sugar content in some of our favourite beverages! A very powerful piece of work and one […]

Tyrone Christmas Activity Days

Tyrone Christmas Activity Days

December 23rd, 2015 | Blog

Tyrone Key Stage 1 Coaches recently ran a number of Successful Christmas Activity Days to help enter the children and Teachers of Tyrone into the Christmas spirit.

GAAStore PPS Ulster Schools All Star Team 2016

GAAStore PPS Ulster Schools All Star Team 2016

December 3rd, 2015 | Blog, Ladies Football

Ulster Ladies Gaelic have announced the 2016 GAAStore PPS Ulster Schools All Star Team. This year we had 110 nominations for our All Star Trials and following Round One 60 girls were invited back for a second trial which took place on Wednesday 18 November. We were treated to some fantastic football, in terrible conditions, […]

Ulster GAA invests in Wheelchair Hurling initiative

Ulster GAA invests in Wheelchair Hurling initiative

December 2nd, 2015 | Blog

Ulster GAA recently purchased a number of sports wheelchairs to assist the development of the Wheelchair Hurling initiative. There are currently four training hubs in Belfast, Craigavon, Enniskillen & Derry. The Ulster inter-provincial wheelchair hurling team, recently crowned 2015 National League champions, is made up of players selected from these hubs. From Monday 7th December […]

GAA units support Anti-Bullying Week

GAA units support Anti-Bullying Week

December 2nd, 2015 | Blog

Ulster GAA, Ulster Camogie and Ulster Ladies Gaelic in conjunction with The Northern Ireland Anti-Bullying Forum (NIABF) and the Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU), called on all units of the Association to take part in Anti-Bullying Week between 16th and 22nd November 2015. This year’s theme for the campaign was “What Bullying Means to […]

Helpline Network NI

Helpline Network NI

November 10th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

The Helplines Network NI members provide a variety of support services including information, advice, counselling and befriending. Many of the services take place over the phone, via email, text and in some cases, with live web-chat. The Helplines are run by public, voluntary and community organisations and are non-profit making. Download: – Helplines Network NI […]

Ulster Further Education 7-a-side Football Blitz

Ulster Further Education 7-a-side Football Blitz

October 30th, 2015 | Blog

A very successful and enjoyable day was had at Mid Ulster Sports Arena on Wednesday 14th October as the Further Education Colleges from around Ulster competed in this men’s 7-a-side football competition. Twelve teams in total took part on the day, representing Southern Regional College Lurgan, South Eastern College Lisburn, South Eastern College Downpatrick, North […]

‘Active Maths’ at St Patrick’s PS Derrygonnelly

‘Active Maths’ at St Patrick’s PS Derrygonnelly

October 30th, 2015 | Blog, Coaching

St Patrick’s PS in Derrygonnelly love exercising their brains as well as their bodies. Ulster GAA’s Owen Mooney and Primary 3 teacher and school principal, Mrs Eileen Glynn, recently facilitated an ‘Active Maths’ cross curricular lesson. The theme was on scoring and recording data. All the children were put into 4 groups of 5 and […]

Social Initiative Trip to Croke Park

Social Initiative Trip to Croke Park

October 30th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

The Tyrone Health and Wellbeing Committee is organising a coach trip to Dublin and a tour of the Croke Park stadium as its latest social initiative. The outing, which is being supported by the Red Cross, is available to those aged 60 or over, male and female, and is aimed at providing those participating with […]

Tyrone stars back online safety campaign

Tyrone stars back online safety campaign

October 20th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

Tyrone stars Connor McAliskey and Conor Meyler have thrown their weight behind a campaign to keep young people safe on-line. The Red Hand county is leading the way in efforts to protect its youth against the danger posed by the mis-use of social media. The county Health and Wellbeing Committee is offering specialist training to […]

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening

Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening

October 20th, 2015 | Blog, Health & Wellness

Around 1 in 40 men aged over 65 have an Abdominal Aorta Aneurysm (AAA), a swelling of the main artery in the body as it passes through the abdomen. This can be life-threatening if left untreated. In order to reduce deaths from an AAA, a screening programme invites men for a quick, free and painless […]

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