Dub Health Week 2021 takes place from March 1st to March 5th.
Dublin footballer Shane Carthy is among the speakers, joining us for a live webinar on Tuesday 2nd March to discuss his book "DARK BLUE The Despair Behind the Glory – My Journey Back from the Edge", detailing his experiences with mental health issues.
We will also hear from speakers across the week via live webinars on topics including "Staying Motivated in 2021", inclusivity, volunteering and social rounders.
Check out the details below for each webinar and how you can watch.
MONDAY 1ST MARCH- DR COLMAN NOCTOR
The Dublin Health and Wellbeing Committee are delighted to have Dr Colman Noctor join us for Dub Health Week.
Colman recently published an excellent piece entitled "how to adjust to our ‘new normal’ in the home and within family life amid lockdown and Covid concerns."
He will be covering this and providing tips on how to stay motivated day-to-day.
His talk will provide attendees with strategies on how to keep ourselves, and those who depend on us, going as we reach the finishing line of this very difficult time.
TUESDAY 2ND MARCH- SHANE CARTHY
Dublin Footballer Shane Carthy will join us for a webinar for Dub Health Week.
Having recently launched his book, DARK BLUE The Despair Behind the Glory – My Journey Back from the Edge, Shane has discussed his experiences with mental health issues on TV and Radio.
Shane will be going into more detail on this journey which is sure to be inspiring for all who join us for the event.
WEDNESDAY 3RD MARCH- DR TOM CLONAN
Dr Tom Clonan will join us for Dub Health Week to share his experiences on inclusivity.
Graduating from Trinity College Dublin in 1987, Tom is an equality campaigner, tireless disability advocate and commentator on justice and ethics in Irish public life.
For his Dub Health Week talk he will share his perspectives on inclusivity, his experiences abroad and his work championing for equality.
Geraldine McTavish is the GAA Diversity and Inclusion Officer and will join the discussion and provide us with her thoughts on this topic and how we working towards a ‘GAA For All’.
THURSDAY 4TH MARCH- DR MARK WARD & OLIVER KEATING
Dr Mark Ward and Oliver Keating will join us on Dub Health Week to deliver presentations on Volunteering.
Mark will provide an interesting overview on the benefits of volunteering.
This will be followed by Oliver's talk on how to be an effective volunteer.
FRIDAY 5TH MARCH- NIALL TURNER & DAITHI O'HAOLAIN
The Dublin Health and Wellbeing Committee are delighted to be able to provide a talk on Social Rounders, delivered by Niall Turner and Daithi O’hAolain.
Niall will provide an interesting overview on the benefits of being a member of a community club such as the GAA.
Given that Social Rounders may be a good avenue for this, for people of all ages and sporting abilities, Daithi will provide advice and tips on how to establish Social Rounders in your club.