Tyrone GAA is at the forefront of a new initiative to promote and protect the health and wellbeing of children.
The county’s Health and Wellbeing Committee has announced details of an event – the first of its kind in Ulster – aimed at focusing on a number of key elements of policy.
The Tyrone GAA Centre at Garvaghey will host the event, entitled on Thursday November 17th, at which issues such as internet safety and the importance of physical activity will be addressed.
Health and Wellbeing, Safeguarding and Coaching officers from clubs are being urged to attend.
Among the speakers are Niall Moyna, Professor of Clinical Exercise Physiology in the School of Health and Human Performance at Dublin City University.
Also taking part will be CyberSafeKids, an Irish charity dedicated to making children stronger, smarter and safer in the online world, through innovative educational programmes, research and advocacy.
The evening will also include a panel discussion involving county managers, Fergal Logan and Gerard Donnelly, along with Ulster GAA president Ciaran McLaughlin. MC for the evening will be Fiona Teague.
Places for the evening are limited, clubs are asked to register on https://forms.office.com/r/Hsr5UsEMkf