Search Results for 'Mayo Sports Partnership'

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Mayo sets up Older Persons Council

An open invitation was extended to older people and to organisations and groups that represent older people, to attend a meeting in Lough Lannagh on Monday, last October 10, to progress the setting up of an Older People’s Council in Mayo. The Setting up the Older People Council is an essential component to the roll out of the Age Friendly Strategy which was launched by An Taoiseach Enda Kenny in June of this year .

Men on the Move” The Best Move You Will Ever Take!

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Are you aged 30 or over ,male and not very physically active? Do you want to feel fitter, have fun, have more energy and meet new people? If you do why not get involved in the Men on the Move at the nearest location to you in Mayo.

What's on in your community?

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Mayo Organic Group

Martin Sheridan Bursary open for applications

Thanks to generous support of Mayo County Council the Martin Sheridan Bursary Awards for 2016 are now open for applications by relevant sporting bodies and organisations. Forms and application criteria are downloadable from or by email request to [email protected] The closing date for completed entries is October 28.

Community Sports Hubs a key priority for Mayo Sports Partnership

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Development of community sports hubs, jobseeker sports coach training and youth sport leadership programmes, all courtesy of Dormant Account funding, were key outcomes from the 2015 annual report of the Mayo Sports Partnership.

Mayo Sports Partnership distributes grants to sports and community groups

At a recent Mayo Sports Partnership Board meeting €19,500 was allocated to 46 clubs/organisations in Mayo through the Partnership's 2016 Special Participation Grant Scheme. Special guest at the presentation event, Minister of State for Regional Economic Development Michael Ring, paid tribute to volunteers involved in sport at all levels throughout the county. “Without volunteers sport in Mayo like every other county would not happen. Its so important that we recognise the hard work of volunteers through initiatives such as the Mayo Sports Partnerships annual small grant scheme,” Minister Ring said.

Community Diary

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Breaffy walking group

Mayo Sports Partnership to hold meetings on strategic sports plan

Mayo Sports Partnership is currently in the process of developing a new strategic plan to increase participation in sport and physical activity and ensure the best use of local resources in Mayo.

Egan and Horan team up for Westport seminar

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Olympic silver medallist Kenneth Egan will be one of the sports stars and managers lining out to speak on Achieving Success in Sport – What does it take? a free, public seminar taking place in Westport Town Hall on Wednesday, November 11 starting at 7:30 pm. Kenneth, or Kenny, will be joined by James Horan, former Mayo Senior Football Manager, Valerie Mulcahy, one of the country’s most decorated sportswomen having claimed nine All-Ireland titles with the Cork Ladies Football side and Tom Mohan current manager of the FAI U17 national team. A member of the Connacht Rugby Team is also expected to join the panel but his name has not been confirmed at time of going to print.

Walking leader training course

Walking leader training is primarily aimed at people wishing to lead a voluntary walking group or to promote walking in the community or workplace. The course comprises a weekend of training (15 hours) and then a follow up four week walking programme to try out your new walking leader skills.  The course will commence at 7pm on Friday and finish on Sunday afternoon after lunch.


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