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Healthy Ireland

Healthy Ireland is a government-led initiative aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of everyone living in Ireland.


Healthy Ireland at Your Library

Public libraries are currently delivering the nationwide Healthy Ireland at Your Library programme that will establish libraries as a valuable source within the community for health information.

Funding granted by Healthy Ireland has enhanced health and wellbeing book collections (digital and hardcopy), and provided for staff training, events, and promotion.

The Healthy Ireland at Your Library programme will continue to build on this and contribute to improving the health, wellbeing, and overall quality of life of communities and individuals at all life stages

Healthy Ireland at Your Library Services

Healthy Ireland at Your Library offers the following resources and services to library users in every branch in the country. 

Book stock

A comprehensive collection of books on health and wellbeing are available in all public libraries. Healthy-Ireland-Booklist.pdf (size 1.6 MB)

Online resources

New e-books, e-audiobooks and e-magazines will be accessible in every library and by remote access.

Health information services

Trained staff will be able to provide information guidance and direction to users with health and wellbeing queries and promote health awareness in the community.

Programmes and events

Talks, discussions and workshops with a focus on physical health, mental health and health literacy. Healthy-Ireland-Brochure-of-events.pdf (size 23.9 MB)