Last week a Multi-Sport Volunteering Forum ‘Stay in the Game – Promoting Lifelong Well-being in Sport’ explored interesting and innovative ways to keep people active in sports clubs long after they’ve finished playing.
Health and Wellness News
Ulster GAA and Derry GAA, in conjunction with National GAA, provided bibs and banners for the first ever Gaelic Football team to take part in the Football v Homophobia initiative which was included in the Foyle Pride Festival on August 25th and 26th in Derry City.
Club volunteers from across GAA, Rugby and Football are coming together on Thursday evening, August 31st, in the Athletic Grounds, Armagh to explore how to keep older members active and healthy.
The joint sports partnership of Ulster GAA, Ulster Rugby and the Irish FA Foundation are hosting a Multi-Sport Volunteering Forum ‘Stay in the Game – Promoting lifelong wellbeing through sport’ on Thursday 31st August 2017 from 6:30pm-9pm in the Athletic Grounds, Armagh GAA.
Supporter travelling to tomorrow’s All Ireland Quarter Final games at Croke Park are urged to exercise caution on the roads over a busy Bank Holiday weekend.
Ulster GAA in partnership with the Public Health Agency (PHA) is launching a new social media campaign aimed at improving mental and emotional wellbeing. The social media campaign is based around Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing and includes short films featuring five Ulster GAA Mental Health Ambassadors.
In support of World Blood Donor Day this Wednesday, June 14th, Ulster GAA has teamed up with the Irish Blood Transfusion Service, Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service and the Public Health Agency, to raise awareness of this vital service, and ultimately to increase blood donations through our “Blood Sub” campaign.
St Patrick’s & St Joesph’s P.S Glenullin & Garvagh were announced as the Overall Winners at the 2017 Ulster GAA Live to Play ‘Oscars’.
On Mental Health Awareness Week it is fitting that Ulster GAA have formally linked with AWARE as their charity partner for 2017.
The Ulster leg of the GAA Healthy Clubs Roadshow was held on Saturday April 1st with a capacity crowd turning out at Ulster University Jordanstown for the event.
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