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Older Adults

Go for Life

Go for Life is the national programme for sport and physical activity for older people. The aim of Go for Life is to involve more older adults in all aspects of sport and physical activity more often not only participating but also planning and leading sport and physical activity within their own groups. The thrust of the programme is to empower and enable older people by reaching out to active retirement associations, senior citizens groups, day care and community centres around the country, to ensure that older people are more active, more often. Read more


Let’s Get Active and Stay Active Programme

This is a joint initiative with Go for Life. It is a four week programme delivered to Active Age Groups, Active Retirement Associations and Irish Countrywomen’s Association. The motto here was “Use it or Lose it”. The groups takes part in numerous activities such as balance exercises, flexibility work, strengthening exercises, rolling and bowling games, pitching and tossing games and even some line dancing. The sessions last for approximately 45 minutes and are a level that will suit everyone in the group. Read more