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With two weeks to go preparations are in full swing for the Ballinrobe #BeActive Festival of Sport Night taking place on Saturday September 29 at the Green in Ballinrobe.
The Mayo branch of Arthritis Ireland is hosting an information evening about ground-breaking arthritis research in Ballina this Thursday.
A group of people mainly from the Ballina area have just completed a 10 week long specialised sports coaching course which it is hoped will provide them with the tools to obtain part time employment.
National Bike Week returns to Mayo this summer from Saturday June 9, to Sunday June 17, where you can enjoy eight days on two wheels celebrating and promoting all that is great about cycling.
Mayo Sports Partnership is pleased to launch details of its upcoming Special Participation Sports Investment Scheme for 2018.
Mayo Sports Partnership and the Healthy Mayo Initiative are hoping to complete a pilot programme which would see school gates across the country become smoking-free zones.
Mayo Sports Partnership this week launched its new Strategy and Action Plan 2017-2021, the launch took place in Ballinrobe Golf Club and was carried out by Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, and Caitheoirleach of Mayo County Council Cllr Richard Finn. Following the successful delivery of its previous two plans 2006 – 2010 and 2010 – 2014 the partnership plans to further deliver on its commitment to the people of Mayo, greater participation in recreational sport by all.
Almost €20,000 in funding distributed to forty two sports and community groups by Mayo Sports Partnership
At a recent Mayo Sports Partnership Board meeting close to €20,000 was allocated to 42 clubs/organisations in Mayo through the Partnerships 2017 special participation grant scheme. Special guest at a recent presentation evening, Minister Michael Ring commended all involved in grassroots sport throughout the county, saying: “Supporting clubs and organisations through this annual small grant scheme by Mayo Sports Partnership recognises the vital role that sport is playing in our communities. Without volunteers sport just would not happen and it is vital that we continue to support them in their hugely important work."
As part of its Achill Goal to Work sports coach training programme Mayo Sports Partnership, in association with Cycling Ireland, is hosting a Ride Leader Award training programme on Saturday, May 20 based in Tonragee Community Centre. The course will run from 9am to 5pm and the Cycling Ireland Ride Leader Award aims to provide leaders with an introduction to cycle leading and the competencies required to lead and manage groups on a cycle.
Mayo Sports Partnership is pleased to launch details of its upcoming Special Participation Sports Investment Scheme for 2017. The scheme, supported by Sport Ireland, invites clubs and organizations who have sport/recreation as their central focus to submit proposals which would increase participation amongst target groups such as youth at risk, disadvantaged communities, unemployed, women, travelling community, middle aged men, disabilities and ethnic minorities. This may include setting up of new clubs or additional activities which would increase participation within existing organizations.