Sport Ireland’s Active Cities project, is funded by the dormant accounts fund & invests in sport and physical activity initiatives in Ireland’s five largest cities – Limerick, Dublin, Waterford, Cork and Galway, with the aim of creating, maintaining and increasing the numbers of citizens, regardless of age and ability, participating in sport and physical activity in their city.
(For more info on Sport Ireland visit: https://www.sportireland.ie/)
The Active Cities project is based on the World Health Organisation’s GAPPA framework, which is focused on getting those who are least active, active.
The project will operate under 4 key guiding pillars:
Our Active Cities Lead for Limerick is Pat Quigley. To contact Pat on any Active Cities queries, you can email him at email@example.com or you can phone the LSP office on 061-333600.
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Limerick Sports Partnership is one of eight Local Sports Partnerships, selected by Sport Ireland to coordinate & deliver the Active Cities project in Ireland:
Local Sports Partnerships are just one cog…whilst they are responsible for coordinating the project, they are only 1 facilitator of many who need to be involved to make the project a success and our cities active.
Active Cities seek to: