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10k distance added to popular Royal County event

On Bank Holiday Monday May 2nd next, the town of Kells will welcome runners, joggers and walkers for the 6th Royal County Run/walk. This year sees the return of the 5k distance with the added attraction of a new 10k … Continue reading

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Kiltale Hurling & Camogie club chosen to be included in the GAA National Healthy Club Project

The Kiltale Hurling & Camogie Club has been selected to participate in Phase 2 of the innovative GAA Healthy Clubs project. GAA Healthy Clubs aim to support their members’ and their communities’ health by empowering them to take greater ownership … Continue reading

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Olympic Coach to assist Meath Running Group

This coming March, a local athletics coach Evan Scully who has worked with some of the world’s top athletes will give his time to coach a 9 week indoor session for members of the Meath Running Group. Evan is a … Continue reading

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Minister Ring and Sport Ireland announce 27million euro in sports grants for 2

Sport Ireland, the newly created agency for the development of sport in Ireland, announced a comprehensive package for sporting organisations in 2016. The announcement was made by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring T.D. in Westport today. … Continue reading

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Run, jog or walk – GloHealth invites Meath schools to complete the GloHealth School’s Mile Challenge 2016!

Help promote health and fitness among students with Athletics Ireland Meath secondary schools are part of the 15,000 students across Ireland that took part in the challenge last year The GloHealth School’s Mile Challenge is calling on Meath pupils to … Continue reading

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Meath Community Grant Scheme 2016

Applications are invited from Community Groups, Tidy Towns/Village Committees, Residents Associations, Schools and other organisations, who are engaged in, or intending to engage in environmental works or anti litter initiatives in their communities. Closing Date for receipt of completed applications … Continue reading

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Winter Activities 2016 for Adults and Children with a disability

See below for details on Winter Activities Programme 2016 for Adults and Children with a disability Winter Programme 2016

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Meath LSP’s Ezine Winter/Spring 2016

View MLSP E Bulletin Jan 2016 Packed full of news, updates & upcoming events

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Walkers transform Kells!

Fordstown`s Lucy Dillon (leader with this year`s Operation Transformation programme) along with RTE`s Kathryn Thomas led off approx 1000 walkers (young & old) in Kells last Saturday as part of Operation Transformation National Walk day run in association with Meath … Continue reading

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Operation Motivation

Operation Motivation is a series of county wide physical activity programmes designed to get you up and active for the New Year. Opportunities to kick start your active year include: _______________________________________ Learn 2 Run to 5k Struggling with your New … Continue reading

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Operation Transformation National Walk 2016

Local lass, Lucy Dillon becomes national leader!   Lucy Dillon, from Fordstown, Kells has been recently selected as a leader with RTE`s Operation Transformation programme in January.   Meath Local Sports Partnership and Sport Ireland have linked up with OT team to … Continue reading

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Eurolink commit sponsorship to primary school cycle safety programme.

Eurolink Motorway Operations Ltd have committed increased sponsorship support to Meath Local Sports Partnership`s Cycle Safety programme for the coming year 2016. In 2012, Eurolink agreed to become the official sponsor of the Cycle Safety programme. Since then almost 5000 … Continue reading

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Ireland is finally tipping the balance in active ageing

Irish people over 50 are now more likely to be active than inactive, according to a new survey from Age & Opportunity’s Go for Life and Sport Ireland. The research, launched  by Minister Michael Ring TD, Minister of State at … Continue reading

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Meath Local Sports Partnership shortlisted for National Award

Active Minds – a physical activity programme designed and rolled out by Meath LSP to combat the early onset of dementia in adults and to offer pathways to physical activity to adults with dementia, their carers and siblings has been … Continue reading

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Go for Life Grant Scheme Awards 2015

The Go for Life Small Grant Scheme awards have been announced for 2015. 31 groups in Meath have shared €8710 in funding. The Small Grant Scheme is a joint initiative between Age & Opportunity’s Go for Life programme and Sport … Continue reading

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VACANCY: Sports Inclusion Disability Officer

Meath Local Sports Partnership is inviting applications from suitably qualified applicants for the following position: Sports Inclusion Disability Officer (Fulltime, 3 Year Contract) Remuneration:       Salary Scale €25,501 – €42,889 The position of Sports Inclusion Disability Officer is to support … Continue reading

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Meath LSP’s Ezine Autumn/Winter 2015

View MLSP’s Ezine Autumn-Winter 2015 Packed full of news, updates & upcoming events

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Community Coaching Programme

New Community Coaching Programme for further information see https://www.meathsports.ie/community-coaching-programme/

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€41 million in funding under the Sports Capital Programme (SCP) 2015

Minister for Sport, Michael Ring, TD, today announced €41 million in funding under the Sports Capital Programme (SCP) 2015. This is the third round of the Sports Capital funding allocated under Minister Ring, following suspension of the Programme, under the … Continue reading

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Kieran Mulvey to be appointed as Chair of Sport Ireland

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, and the Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, today (Tuesday) announced that Mr Kieran Mulvey is to be appointed as the Chairperson of the newly-established Sport … Continue reading

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Meath Mental Health Week

Meath Mental Health week is organised by Meath Local Sports Partnership in association with Meath County Council; HSE; Jigsaw Meath; SHINE; IFA; GAA; Jobmatters Meath; safeTalk & GROW. The aim of the week is to promote awareness of the benefits … Continue reading

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Men on the Move Information Nights a huge success

The Men on the Move information nights kick-started this week and they proved to be a great success. Men from the 3 areas came out in huge numbers to sign up for the Men on the Move Project and to … Continue reading

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Launch of Meath Mental Health week Oct 4th – 10th

The launch of the upcoming Meath Mental Health week took place on Tuesday last with dignitaries from all walks of life in attendance. Meath Mental Health week is organised by Meath Local Sports Partnership in association with Meath County Council; … Continue reading

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Facilities Directory Update

Is your facility listed and up to date? We have a comprehensive Facilities Listing of sport and leisure facilities in Meath: See https://www.meathsports.ie/clubs-facilities/facilities-directory/ Please check to make sure your facility is listed and the contact details are correct. Please advise us of any changes, … Continue reading

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Men on the Move in Meath

The Men on the Move project is back this September. The FREE physical activity programme will be rolled out over 12 weeks (2 blocks of 6 weeks) in 4 areas around the county. Men on the Move aims to provide … Continue reading

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Call for Tutor submissions

Meath Local Sports Partnership (LSP) is now inviting applications from suitably qualified individuals to join our Approved panel of Tutors. Meath LSP, an Irish Sports Council initiative, plan, lead and coordinate the development of sport and physical activity in county … Continue reading

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National Grant Scheme for Sport and Physical Activity for Older People 2015

The Go for Life Small Grant Scheme from Age & Opportunity and the Irish Sports Council is now open! Grants are available to all eligible local clubs, groups and organisations that promote increased participation in recreational sport or physical activity for older people as … Continue reading

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Partial Exemption from Commercial Rates for Community Sports Clubs

The Valuation (Amendment) Act 2015 provides a new partial exemption from commercial rates for Community Sports Clubs that are registered under the Registration of Clubs (Ireland) Act 1904. Buildings or part of buildings used for or in conjunction with the … Continue reading

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Meath Running Group – Autumn Training Schedule

To-date over 80 recreational runners and joggers have participated in the weekly training sessions organised by Meath Running Group. The majority of which trained for 5k, 5 miles and10k events. Now after a short summer break the group training sessions … Continue reading

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Vacancy – Clerical Assistant (CE Scheme)

Please find attached information relating to Clerical Assistant MLSP post.

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Tour de Meath – out in force!

Once again over last weekend, the County of Meath became the cycling destination of choice for almost 4000 cyclists in the seventh An Post Meath Heritage Cycle tour. The weekend kicked off with the 11k family spin on the Saturday … Continue reading

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Get on your bike, kids – its family fun time

Family cyclists promoting the 11km family spin as part of the An Post Meath Heritage Cycle Tour which takes place at 5pm from Trim on Saturday 25th July. Families can register on the day from 2pm in the marquee on … Continue reading

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Friends of St Joseph`s in Trim to benefit from cycle tour

For the 2nd year, the charity Friends of St Joseph`s in Trim will benefit from the An Post Meath Heritage cycle tour. This charity who is made up of volunteers regularly fundraise to enhance the comfort needs both personal and … Continue reading

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Unsure about the 160km Royal Challenge?

We have received a number of phone calls relating to the 160km Royal Challenge The 160km Royal Challenge requires a high level of cycling fitness and experience. Cut-off applies at 77km on the 160km route. Cyclists not through this point … Continue reading

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Still time to register for the An Post Meath Heritage Cycle Tour on the 25th & 26th July

Those wishing to register can still avail of the early bird entry fee up until 16th July – registration will remain open online until 22nd July. There are 4 distances to choose from: 11km Family Spin 50km Tara Loop 100km … Continue reading

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Vacancy: Federation of Irish Sport

The Federation of Irish Sport is recruiting a Chief Executive. See CEO job description.pdf

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Calling all Volunteers!

Are you free on Saturday 25th or Sunday July 26th? The Meath Heritage Cycle tour, part of the An Post Cycle series will take place over the weekend of July 25th and 26th. The An Post Meath Heritage Cycle tour … Continue reading

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Meath Disability Inclusion Training

    When: Saturday, 27th June 2015 Where: Simonstown GFC, Navan Time: 9.00 am – 3.00 pm   Facilitated By: Meath Sports Partnership in conjunction with the CARA National APA Centre and Coaching Ireland.   Who Should Attend? Sports Coaches, Instructors, … Continue reading

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An Post Meath Heritage Cycle Tour 2015 Jersey

Meath LSP have revealed the much anticipated jersey for this year’s An Post Meath Heritage Cycle Tour. The An post Meath Heritage Cycle Tour takes place over the weekend of 25th and 26th July. The family 11km spin commences at … Continue reading

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Vacancy: National Co-ordinator for Be Active After School Physical Activity Programme

NATIONAL CO-ORDINATOR  For Be Active After School Physical Activity Programme Meath Local Sports Partnership in conjunction with the Health Service Executive wish to recruit a National Co-ordinator for the Be Active ASAP programme. This is a specified purpose contract for … Continue reading

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Minister Ring Launches Irish Sports Council Safe Sport App

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring recently launched the Irish Sports Council Safe Sport App at the Code of Ethics Information Day. The app is aimed at creating greater awareness and understanding about safeguarding best practice in … Continue reading

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PJ Gallagher returns for the An Post Meath Heritage Cycle Tour

Popular comedian, avid cyclist and An Post Cycle Series ambassador, PJ Gallagher returns to Meath again in July for what will be the 7th Meath Heritage Cycle tour. The Meath Heritage Cycle tour, part of the An Post Cycle series … Continue reading

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Meath LSP’s Ezine Summer 2015

View MLSP’s Ezine Summer 2015 Packed full of news, updates & upcoming events

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Bike Week 2015

Bike Week 2015 13th June – 21st Meath Local Sports Partnership in association with the Department of Transport is supporting a number of activities for Bike Week 2015. Bike Week 2015 is a cross-community effort to highlight cycling as a … Continue reading

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Summer Activities Programmes 2015

See Summer Activities Programme 2015 for details on Summer Activities for Adults and Children with a disability

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Meath Community Grants 2015

Meath County Council provides a range of Grants to community groups to assist with actions and projects being undertaken in their local area. These grants are intended to sustain community activity and active citizenship. The range of grants available under … Continue reading

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Funding available for Bike Week

Meath Local Sports Partnership in association with the Department of Transport are calling on groups and cycling clubs interested in running a cycling event to coincide with Bike Week to apply for funding. Bike Week is a cross-community effort to … Continue reading

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Dunshaughlin AC takes the honours at the Royal County 5k in Kells

It was a clean sweep from Dunshaughlin AC in glorious sunshine in Kells on Sunday last. Shane Boyle took the honours in the men`s category with Shauna Moran winning the female category. In the 5 yers of the event, Dunshaughlin … Continue reading

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Slane 5k Trail Run/Walk

From midday on Sunday 19th, 350 participants, both young and old gathered in the grounds of Slane Castle to participate in the inaugural 5k Trail Run/Walk. They were warmly welcomed by Lord Henry Mountcharles who was on hand to start … Continue reading

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Meath Disability Inclusion Training Course

    When: Saturday, 27th June 2015 Where: Simonstown GFC, Navan Time: 9.00 am – 3.00 pm   Facilitated By: Meath Sports Partnership in conjunction with the CARA National APA Centre and Coaching Ireland.   Who Should Attend? Sports Coaches, Instructors, … Continue reading

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Meath Spring Walk Series

Meath Local Sports Partnership’s Spring Walk Series has been a big success so far with over 70 walkers taking art in the Enfield, Laytown and the Hill of Tara walks held in March. The final two walks this spring will … Continue reading

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Royal County 5k Run/walk returns to Kells

The annual Royal County 5km will take place on Sunday 26th April in Kells. The event is organised by Meath Local Sports Partnership with the support of the Club Active, Kells;  Headfort Arms Hotel; Kells Gardai; St Brigid`s AC; Kells … Continue reading

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