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Healthy Ireland Supports Clarisford parkrun!

Thank You to Healthy Ireland, supporters of Clarisford parkrun!

Director of Clarisford Park and Chair of Healthy Ireland, Keith Wood said; “We are delighted to welcome parkrun to Clarisford Park. Reducing inequalities to actively engage in sport & recreational activity has been a core value in the development of Clarisford Park and indeed the Healthy Ireland initiative. parkrun is an exciting opportunity to improve on health, well-being and quality of life and will hopefully be a catalyst for an improved healthy lifestyle for all the people of Killaloe Ballina.”

Healthy Ireland is a national Government framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of our country over the coming generation. The wellbeing and health of the people living in our country is the most valuable resource that we have. Health is major asset for our society, and improving the health and wellbeing of the nation is a national priority for the Government.. Healthy Ireland’s four high-level goals at the heart of all actions and activities are:

 Increasing the proportion of Irish people who are healthy at all stages of life
 Reducing health inequalities
 Protecting the public from threats to health and wellbeing
 Creating an environment where every sector of society can play its part