Eire Óg Inis

Founded 1952

Co. Clare

Éire Óg Inis Healthy Clubs

Éire Óg Inis Healthy Club

Initiatives taken to date:

Critical Incident Policy and training complete
Healthy Club section on our website
Smoke and Vape free launched
Substance abuse policy in place
safeTALK completed 
Cardiac screening with Advanced Medical Services
Irish Life Steps Challenge yearly - top 3 position for last 3 years.
One Good Club initiative completed
St. Stephens Day annual tournament - money raised to JIGSAW / Dillon Quirke Foundation and Gavin Glynn Foundation / Cuan an Chláir
SunSmart Sunscreen Dispenser Board - from HSE to increase awareness around skin cancer
Defibrillator training 
Operation Transformation walks yearly - "Walking Wednesdays"
"All-In" introductory GAA skills course for all children who never played
Ukranian support  - clothes appeal along with a 6 week course on GAA foundation skills
"Take Heed" talks in club on substance and gambling misuse
6 week Womens Health Programme - cancer talks / womens health talk /yoga / mindfulness / skincare / nutritional talk.
All stars running weekly
Gaelic Mothers and Others running weekly
Fitness classes for the elderly running weekly
Dermot Earley Leadership Programme up and running
Season of Respect Initiative - respect programme for referees, first club in Clare to receive accreditation. 
Weekly traditional music sessions and lessons (Free) for youth
Weekly conversational Gaeilge meetups
Monthly clean up days - not only for our club but also for the surrounding community
Reusable water bottles introduced for all members to reduce litter and improve recycling
Part of the GAA Green Clubs Programme
Mental Health Awareness programme – “Ahead of the Game” rolled out for U14 and U15 boys – looking to receive further training for the girls.
Couch to 5K for the community
Healthy Eating talks and promoting healthy eating at every opportunity


The GAA Healthy Club Project aims to help CLG Éire Óg Inis to explore how we can support the holistic health of our members and the communities we serve.

The project aims to help CLG Éire Óg Inis: 

·        identify what we are already doing well,

·        identify areas where we can or would like to improve

·        empower us to ensure that everyone who engages with our club benefits from the experience in a health-enhancing way be they players, officers, coaches, parents, supporters, or members of our local community.

The healthy club project is based on best national and international practice, to embed a healthy philosophy in our club while integrating health into the day-to-day club activities in a sustainable way. It also aims to place CLG Éire Óg Inis at the heart of the community, making it a beacon for health in the locale.

Should you need any further information or would like to get involved in The Healthy Club please contact our Healthy Club Officer Noreen Vaughan on 087-6449781 or email her on eireoginishealthofficer@yahoo.com


Links and information for the Éire Óg Inis Healthy Clubs initiative


Éire Óg Inis Healthty Clubs docs

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