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Get Ireland Walking

Get Ireland Walking

What is Get Ireland Walking?

It is a national initiative that aims to maximise the number of people participating in walking for:

  • health
  • wellbeing
  • fitness

Throughout Ireland ‘Get Ireland Walking’ aims to:

  • Unify and enable the efforts of all recreational, sporting and health promotion agencies and associations interested in promoting walking
  • Increase awareness and encourage widespread participation in walking
  • Identify and support all existing walking groups
  • Support the development of new walking groups
  • Encourage and inspire those that wish to be independent walkers to do so
  • Promote the benefits of walking

Get Ireland Walking is an initiative of the Sport Ireland, funded by Healthy Ireland, supported by Mountaineering Ireland, Irish Heart, HSE Health Promotion and Improvement, Age and Opportunity, Gaelic Athletic Association, Ireland Active, Arthritis Ireland and others.

Supporting the Initiative

Laois Sports Partnership look to support this initiative by regularly running walking programmes throughout the county of Laois. Laois has a number of fantastic walking locations. Our walks are all inclusive, we welcome everyone of all ages and abilities. We have a group of fantastic tutors that assist and deliver many of the walks run by Laois Sports Partnership.




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