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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.
Almost a quarter of a million euro is to be invested in Mayo to encourage more people to take part in sporting activities.
The largest study of participation in sport and exercise conducted in Ireland, published this week, has highlighted a number of factors which impact on participation in sport at various life stages.
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As part of its spring 2012 programme of events Mayo Sports Partnership is to host a club development seminar for sports clubs/groups on Monday February 6 from 7pm to 10pm in the Breaffy GAA Centre, Castlebar. Keynote speaker on the evening will be Minister of State for Sport and Tourism Dep Michael Ring who will be joined on the night by local experts giving presentations on a number of pertinent topics including child protection in sport, generating income through better use of facilities, social media for beginner clubs, committee structures/roles, and volunteer recruitment strategies. Indeed as part of the proceedings Minister Ring will also locally launch the new Get Ireland Active website www.getirelandactive.ie which is a one stop shop for physical activity in the country.
Galway city and county local sports partnerships are linking with The Irish Sports Council to host a family sports day in Renmore Community Centre on Saturday.
Sports organisations wishing to receive financial help can now apply to the County Galway Local Sports Partnership.
Age and Opportunity and the Irish Sports Council has just announced that €350,000 has been allocated under the 10th National Grant Scheme for Sport and Physical Activity for Older People.
Liam Aylward MEP is seeking commitment from the European Commission that funding through the EU sports programme will strengthen grassroots sporting organisations.
Older people’s groups in Westmeath received a boost this week as they were allocated €3,325 by the Irish Sports Council towards sport and physical activity.