A special ceremony with governmental representation in Croke Park today saw 58 GAA clubs recognised as the first official ‘Healthy Clubs’ on the island of Ireland.
The clubs, at least one in each of the 32 counties, can now proudly fly a flag above their grounds (endorsed by both Healthy Ireland and the Public Health Agency in NI), letting their members and communities know that they value health and wellbeing as much as leagues and championships.
We are delighted to report that Melvin Gaels GAA Club will fly the ‘Healthy Club’ Flag at their club grounds as a result of their participation in this very worthwhile initiative. We take this opportunity to congratulate all at Melvin Gaels GAA and hope that their example will inspire more of our clubs to follow in 2018.
Pictured at the presentation earlier today are Katherine Williams and Mary McSharry in the company of project ambassador, recently retired Tyrone footballer Sean Cavanagh.