Meath Local Sports Partnership: October 2023 Update

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Please see Meath LSP’s planned programmes below: 

  • Safeguarding 1 Basic Awareness in Child Protection Workshop
  • Safeguarding 2 Club Children’s Officer (CCO) Workshop 
  • Safeguarding 3 Designated Liaison Person (DLP) Workshop 
  • Sports Injuries First Aid Workshop 
  • Womens Social Soccer 
  • Socia-ball for Women
  • Mastering Midlife for Women  
  • Dance for Life 50+
  • Zumba Gold 
  • Youth Basketball 
  • Sports Inclusion & Disability Awareness Online Training
  • Junior Vision Impaired Football
  • Community Sports Hub Navan

Safeguarding 1 Basic Awareness in Child Protection Workshop

21st November OR 30th November | 6.30pm-9.30pm | Zoom 

This workshop will highlight the measures that clubs can take to create and maintain the safest possible environment for sport for young people. This course is essential for anyone who is in contact with children in their club.

Cost: €20 per person for clubs in Meath, €30 per person for clubs outside Meath. Places are limited. To book a place, please call Trish on 0469067887 or email pgillick@meathcoco.ie 

Safeguarding 2 Club Children’s Officer Workshop

19th October | 6.30pm-9.30pm | Zoom 

Every club involved with children and young people should appoint a Club Children’s Officer. They act as the link between the children and the adults in the club. It is essential that those who wish to attend have completed Safeguarding 1 Basic Awareness Training. 

Cost: €20 per person for clubs in Meath, €30 per person for clubs outside Meath. Places are limited. To book a place, please call Trish on 046-9067887 or email pgillick@meathcoco.ie 

Safeguarding 3 Designated Liaison Person (DLP) Workshop

22nd November | 6.30pm-9.30pm | Zoom (ONLINE)

Every club/organisation should designate a person to be responsible for dealing with any concerns about the protection of children. The Designated Liaison Person is responsible for reporting allegations or suspicions of child abuse to TUSLA Child and Family Agency and/or An Garda Siochána. It is recommended that this person is a senior club person. 

It is essential that those who wish to attend the Safeguarding 3 Designated Liaison Person (DLP) Training have attended the Safeguarding 1 Child Welfare & Protection Workshop.

Cost: €20 per person for clubs in Meath, €30 per person for clubs outside Meath. Places are limited. To book a place, please call Trish on 046-9067887 or email pgillick@meathcoco.ie 

Sports Injuries First Aid Workshop

1st November | 6.30pm-10pm | Claremont Stadium, Navan 

This Sports Injuries First Aid Course is aimed at coaches, mentors, teachers, supervisors, players, athletes and volunteers or anyone wishing to be able to deal with minor sports injuries. 

This course covers a comprehensive range of topics to prepare participants to administer First Aid care. Participants will learn practical skills so that they can deal competently with situations that may arise. On successful completion of the course, participants are issued with a First Aid Certificate of attendance. 

The cost is €35 per person if you are in a club in Meath or €40 if you are in a club outside of Meath. To book please call Trish on 046-9067887 or email pgillick@meathcoco.ie 

Womens’ Social Soccer

Meath LSP and FAI are collaborating with local clubs for a Social Soccer programme for Women and Girls 16+. The programme is open to all women 16+ from complete beginners to players who with previous experience and who would like to engage or re-engage in a social soccer club lead programme. The main emphasis is on FUN and PARTICIPATION so what are you waiting for, come along and play!

  • Rossin Rovers FC – Wednesdays @ 7pm
  • Kentstown FC – Wednesdays @ 8pm
  • Parkvilla FC – Thursdays @ 9pm
  • Dunshaughlin FC – Fridays @ 7.30pm

For more details and to register please see https://www.meathsports.ie/social-soccer-for-women-girls-16/

Socia-Ball for Women

Come and Try Social Basketball for Women in Ashbourne and Athboy, suitable for complete beginner and players with previous experience. This programme is a fantastic opportunity to learn basketball skills in a fun and social setting, without the pressure of competition. Suitable for all fitness levels.

  • Athboy Community Centre – Tuesdays @ 7pm
  • Ashbourne Community School – Wednesdays @ 7pm

For more details please see https://www.meathsports.ie/women-in-sport/socia-ball/ or to register see: bit.ly/meathsocialreg23

Mastering Midlife for Women

‘Exercise, Nutrition & Menopause’

Irene Clark (Midlife Coaching Professional) will host the 4-hour online workshop Mastering Midlife for Women over 2 evenings. The workshop is ideal for all women from 35+ years, who are wondering how peri-menopause and menopause is affecting them mentally and physically and how making small changes can increase energy levels, improve sleep & mood and decrease weight gain. 

Cost of 4-hour online workshop is €20 – places are limited so early booking is advised. 

Taking place on Wednesday 15th & Wednesday 22nd November from 7pm-9pm online. Register at: https://eventmaster.ie/event/w7PRtPySRQ

Dance for Life 50+

Meath LSP is delighted to announce that Dance for life 50+ is back! This is a 6 week programme for all adults 50+.

This will include in various types of line dances such as slow waltz, cajun skip and many more! This programme is ideally suited for older adults as it provides social interaction whilst improving many health benefits. It will help improve balance, agility, strength and flexibility.

Starting Wednesday 11th October at 10.45am in Eureka House, Kells. Cost is €30 for 6 weeks. To book contact Ruairí at rmurphy@meathcoco.ie or call 0469067887. 

Zumba Gold

Zumba Gold is perfect for Active adults (50+) who are looking for a modified Zumbaclass that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity.

The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow Zumba choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination. The class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance!

Come along and try Zumba Gold on Thursday 12th October at 11am in Bohermeen Community Centre. Cost is €30 for 6 weeks.To book please Ruairí at rmurphy@meathcoco.ie  or on 046 9067887. 

Youth Basketball

Meath LSP are delighted to collaborate with Basketball Ireland to continue Social Basketball for young people aged 10-16yrs. This programme is suitable for complete beginners or those who wish engage or re-engage playing basketball in a non-competitive environment.

  • Athboy Community Centre – Tuesdays @ 6pm
  • Dunboyne Community Centre – Tuesdays @ 5pm
  • Ashbourne Community Centre – Wednesdays @ 5.45pm

For more details please see https://www.meathsports.ie/young-people-schools/youth-social-basketball/To register see: bit.ly/meathsocialreg23

Sports Inclusion & Disability Awareness Online Training

Meath LSP in conjunction with Cavan Sports Partnership are delighted to announce we will be hosting a sports Inclusion and Disability Awareness Webinar. This is a FREE webinar will be delivered online and is aimed at people who are interested in taking the first step in making their activities inclusive.

Date: Tuesday 17th October

Time: 7pm-8:30pm

Cost: Free

Register: Please contact Sports Inclusion Disability Officer Terry Donegan on 0469067887 or email tdonegan@meathcoco.ie

Junior Vision Impaired Football

Meath LSP In collaboration with Vision Sports Ireland, FAI & Donacarney Celtic FC are delighted to support the launch of a Vision Impaired Football hub for the North East region.

The programme is open to all children with a vision impairment and previous experience is not necessary. The group will give children the chance to give football a try with the aim of continuing an ongoing program for the growth of vision impaired football clubs in Ireland.

Venue: Colaiste na hlnse, Bettystown

Dates Remaining: October 7th & 21st , November 4th & 18th , December 2nd

Time: 11am-12pm

Age: 6-16 years

For more information please contact  Terry Donegan on 0469067887 or email tdonegan@meathcoco.ie

Community Sports Hub Navan

The Community Sports Hub Navan returns with a new suite of 4 and 6 week programmes in October!

Registration is mandatory for all programmes and camps. Registration and timetable of programmes is available here: https://www.meathsports.ie/community-sports-hub-navan/

Social Media Channels: 

Facebook: @meathsportspartnership; Instagram: @meathlocalsportspartnership; Twitter: @MeathLocalSport

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