To coincide with National Anti-bullying month, Strabane Sigerson’s Health and Wellbeing Committee initiated a poster competition in the local primary schools. Children were asked to create a poster explaining what bullying means to them.
Health and Wellbeing was the dominant theme at a highly successful information evening for Tyrone clubs at Garvaghey.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
On Sunday 4th October 2015, St Joseph’s GAC, Glenavy held the first Glenavy Big Dander event to officially open the new community walking track recently completed with the help of funding from the Alpha Programme. The day was an amazing success with nearly 400 people using this facility – people of all ages, all abilities, […]
We all have mental health, some people call it ‘emotional health’ or ‘wellbeing’ and it is just as important as your physical health. Being mentally healthy doesn’t just mean that you don’t have a mental health problem. If you’re in good mental health it also means you can cope with life and play a full […]
The 2015 #GAAyouth Forum will be held on Saturday 24th October in Croke Park, and is open to male and female club players in two age groups: 12–16 and 17–21.
Are you interested in becoming a Health Champion for your Club? Cancer Focus Northern Ireland will be running a Programme along with the Fermanagh GAA and your local Pharmacist through the Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership. Name of the Programme: Championing Health within Fermanagh GAA Length of the Programme: 8 Sessions plus Intro Session (Monday evenings […]
Renowned coaches Mickey McGurn and Mick Clegg will be sharing their secrets for sporting success at a special event in Belfast this month.
The Public Health Agency (PHA) is encouraging school leavers and first-time university students to get the new meningococcal vaccine which is now available. This vaccination helps protect against four different causes of meningitis and septicaemia – meningococcal A, C, W and Y diseases.
The Ulster Senior Hurling Club League continues in the coming weeks across all three divisions. Middletown have collected the Division 1 title while the other 2 divisions are down to the latter stages. The Division 2 Final sees Newry Shamrocks meet Setanta. In Division 3, Pearse Og meet Mattock Rangers while Derrynoose face Sean MacCumhaills. […]