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Healthy Schools Consultancy

Red Branch Health promotion, Schools, Fruit, Physical activity Red branch have been promoting healthy eating and physical activity in schools since 2004. Initiatives include school fruit micro-businesses, school fruit breaks, provision of alternative phys ...

First Sports/ Multi Sports Activity

Get Back Challenge Facilitation, Physical activity, Young people, Disadvantaged areas This project has been running since the beginning of the Get Back Challenge, and involves providing a range of sports for children in designated disadvantaged areas of t ...

Activity Creche Programmes

Get Back Challenge Physical activity, Creche, Childminding, Disadvantaged area In partnership with the City Sports Partnership eight crèches throughout the city which cater for children from socially disadvantaged areas were provided with activity equipme ...

Twelve Sports of Summer

Get Back Challenge Improving participation in sport among young people This programme introduces local teenagers to a number of different sports over the summer months. The Limerick City Sports Partnership in conjunction with local Limerick clubs provide ...

Teen Fit Marathon Programme

Get Back Challenge Promoting physical activity among teenagers Eight teenagers undertook a training programme under the guidance of the Limerick City Sports Partnership and supported by the Get BACk Challenge.  A range of local experts volunteered their t ...

Easter Camp

Get Back Challenge Activity, Camps, Children The Get BACk Challenge has funded the development of local Easter Activity Camps aimed at children aged between 9 and 13 years (4th – 6th class).  This support has enabled the development officers from the IRFU ...

Give it a go

Public Health Agency and The Southern Health and Social Care Trust Physical activity Give it a Go! is an initiative of the Southern Cluster which was established to take forward the local joint working arrangements for health improvement between the Publi ...

Green Schools Travel Programme

An Taisce Active Travel, School The Green-Schools Travel programme is working with schools throughout Ireland to promote active travel to school. Travel Education Officers work closely with schools to increase the number of children/teenagers who walk or ...

Sport for LIFE Programme

University of Ulster Promoting physical activity and healthy lifestyle among 8 and 9 years The Sport for Life programme consists of 12 one hour sessions delivered in schools (year 5) by teachers and University of Ulster Student Sports Outreach Officers. T ...

Demonstration Programme of Community Food Initiatives

Safefood COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, FOOD, GOOD PRACTICE, HEALTH PROMOTION, LOW INCOME Safefood is currently funding seven projects as part of a three-year Demonstration Programme of Community Food Initiatives which is managed by Healthy Food for All.  The pro ...

Stop the Spread

Safefood Adult overweight and obesity The “Stop the Spread” campaign is a two-year, all island initiative by safefood and comprises television and radio advertising as well as a campaign ‘pledge’. The campaign is also supported by pharmacies and chemists ...

Temple Street W82GO! Healthy Lifestyle Programme

Temple Street Children’s University Hospital Childhood overweight and obesity Child weight management services have been running at The children’s University Hospital since 2004.  The service aims to to reduce the BMI SDS in children who are obese and: to ...

Healthy Parents- Healthy Children

Clan Mor Sure Start CAREER DEVELOPMENT, CHILD, EDUCATION, HEALTHY EATING, LIFESTYLE, NUTRITION Clan Mor works with parents and children aged 0 to 4 years in areas of health, education and social development in the Falls and Clonard areas.The aim of this i ...

Sunrise Breakfast Club

Bogside and Brandywell Health Forum Encouraging the importance of healthy breakfasts among children Over the past two summers the Health Forum has run the ‘Sunrise Club’ in the Gasyard Centre. Between sixty and seventy local children attend daily for a fr ...

Grow Ur Own Project

Bogside and Brandywell Health Forum Organic growing project Grow Ur Own Project is an organic growing project in partnership with Gaelscoil Éadain Mhóir in the Brandywell. The Health Forum assists the Gaelscoil to develop the garden by organising classroo ...

Healthy Eating workshops

Bogside and Brandywell Health Forum Healthy eating Healthy Eating Workshops are delivered in conjunction with other local community groups including pupils from St. Mary’s College and local children from youth clubs. The workshops are practical in nature ...

Back 2 Basics

Bogside and Brandywell Health Forum Teenage obesity, Physical activity, Cooking sessions This programme is a series of practical cooking sessions, physical activity, oral health & smoking cessation targeting teenagers with the objective of tackling an ...

Food for thought

Bogside and Brandywell Health Forum COOKING, FOOD SAFETY, HEALTHY EATING, NUTRITION, PRIMARY SCHOOL, SKILL, YOUNG PEOPLE This programme is delivered in partnership with a number of local primary schools as part of the Investing for Health in Schools proje ...

Kids Size Me

Nutrition and Health Foundation CHILD, EATING HABIT, FOOD, HEALTHY EATING, NUTRITION Kids Size me is a joint initiative from the Nutrition & Health Foundation (NHF) and the Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI) on the provision of child size portio ...

European Food Framework

European Food Framework (EFF) DIET, EATING HABIT, FOOD, HEALTH PROMOTION, HEALTHY EATING, LIFESTYLE, YOUNG PEOPLE The European Food Framework (EFF) is a 2 year pan-European project that seeks to improve the health of children and young people throughout E ...