Ulster IABA Join In Active Living Strategy Launch.

Ulster IABA were key participants in a Celebration of Sport at Stormont Pavilion, Belfast, at which a 10 year Active Living strategy for children was launched.

The strategy launch was hosted by the Minister for Communities, Deirdre Hargey,  and is aimed at promoting greater activity by young people, through sport.

IABA Belfast Community Coaches Patrick Gallagher & Brendan Irvine provided some fundamental coaching to 10 local schools during sports taster sessions aligned with the Active Living strategy launch.

In all, 240 children took part in sporting taster sessions at today’s events.

IABA Development Officers Paddy Barnes and Liam Corr attended the AL launch, and Paddy participated in panel discussions on sport, young people, and activity as part of the Athletes Panel.