January - March 2018
Kildare Local Community Development Committee and Kildare Children and Young People's Services Committee are promoting a more healthy lifestyle across the county.
The following activities are taking place in the coming weeks.
So come on and get involved - all events are free!!
Come On and Get Involved!
Mojo Kildare work with men across Kildare:
- Athy - a 12 week Mojo Programme starts on January 24th in the Athy Community Family Centre.
- Two Fitness Boosters Programmes will take place in Newbridge and Athy in February/March
- Two Young Men's 4 week Mini Mojo programmes will be held in Athy. "Rev Up" starts Feb 6th and Kildare Town "Head Sup" in March
- Working Men's Wellbeing Programme - location and dates to be confirmed.
For further information contact Niamh/Lorna: 045-446357 or Niamh at 087-2845871, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet and Move - Dance Workshops
Gentle and fun dance workshops are running every Monday from 12-1pm until March 26th in McAuley Place, Naas.
All are welcome but we really encourage people living with health issues such as Parkinson's disease and dementia, older residents and people caring for others.
For further information contact Carolann: 083-1709589, email@example.com
South Western Regional Drugs and Alcohol Task Force
Tobacco, Cannabis and You
A mobile friendly website is being developed to encourage young people to think about their cannabis use and consider making a positive change.
This website aims to promote health and wellbeing through information, interactive assessment and highlighting clear pathways of support.
For further information contact Steven: 045-875111, 087-9217970, firstname.lastname@example.org
County Kildare Chamber of Commerce
Health and Wellbeing Week
High profile health and wellbeing experts will work with local businesses to promote a healthier workforce across Kildare.
A range of activities and targeted talks will be held as part of Health and Wellbeing week.
Karl Henry, Philly McMahon, Brent Pope, and Oisin McConville are some of the speakers confirmed.
Kathryn Thomas will launch the week in Kildare Village on March 8th.
For further information contact Allan: 045-894074, 087-2944333, email@example.com
Healthy Ireland in Kildare
Kildare Sports Partnership
Getting Physically Active & Sports Inclusion Disability Programme
A wide range of opportunities to increase physical activity are taking place across the county:
- 25 communities across Kildare are starting a couch to 5k programme
- Fitsticks Training
- Swimming, cycling and physical activities targeting children with disabilities
- A range of training workshops
The programme will be launched by Catriona McKiernan on Wednesday 21st February at 7pm in Kildare County Council.
For further information contact Syl/Eddie: 045-980457/980456, Syl 086-3801083, firstname.lastname@example.org
County Kildare Leader Partnership
Healthy Communities Initiative
Six communities are being targeted to become more active and healthy:
- Kildare Town
Increased involvement in local sports groups and physical fitness is being supported.
Community based health promotion is also taking place through training and Healthy Food made Easy programmes.
For further information contact Pat: 045-8954450, 086-8149623, email@example.com
Kildare County Council Library Service
Healthy Ireland at your Library Service
In addition the Healthy Ireland at your Library Service is available in all libraries across the county.
- Books on Health and Wellbeing
- Online Health Information E-books, e-audiobooks and e-magazines
- Programmes and Events Talks
- Discussions and workshops relating to various health and wellbeing topics are planned
For further information contact Sandara: 045-448306, 087 3671392, firstname.lastname@example.org
About Healthy Ireland in Kildare
Funding is provided through Kildare Local Community Development Committee (LCDC), Kildare Children and Young People's Services Committee (CYPSC) following a successful proposal to the Department of Health. The Healthy Ireland at Your Library service is funded under a contract managed by the Local Government Management Agency.