Healthy Ireland is a government led initiative aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of everyone living in Ireland. Healthy Ireland, through the Longford Local Community Development Fund and Longford County Council has provided funding to support local organisations in delivering actions which will improve health and wellbeing in line with Healthy Ireland, A Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing 2013 – 2025.
In the current climate with the pressures of Covid 19 it is important that we all maintain a healthy lifestyle as much as possible.
Please see below links to Safefood.eu with lots of practical eating resources for healthy and nutritious foods:
- The 101 Square Meals recipe book
- 10 ways to keep active and healthy at home
- Family meal plans for three weeks
- Healthy snack ideas
- 6 One Pot Dinners (How to make: Chicken casserole, Thai green chicken curry, Beef stew, Beef casserole, Chicken curry, Pork stir fry)
- 7 Easy recipes (How to make: porridge, an omelette, orange and carrot soup, beef stroganoff, chickpea and lentil curry, fish pie, banana bread)
The recipe and list of ingredients are on each YouTube page and there is also a link at the bottom of the page that brings you onto the safefood recipe page: e.g. https://www.safefood.eu/Recipes/Dinner/Chickpea-and-lentil-curry.aspx
Healthy Ireland is a Government-led initiative which aims to create a society where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health and where wellbeing is valued and supported at every level of society.
The Longford Healthy County Plan has been developed by the Local Community Development Committee and the Healthy Longford Steering Group. It reflects core concerns about current health and wellbeing in our county. The plan supports the implementation of Healthy Ireland, the national health and wellbeing framework, at the local level to improve the health and wellbeing of all in County Longford.The vision of the Plan is to create a county where everyone can enjoy physical and mental health, where wellbeing is valued and supported at every level of society.
The Longford Healthy County Plan 2018-2022 was officially launched by Minister Catherine Byrne, Minister of State for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy , on Wednesday 9th January 2019 in the Aras An Chontae.
The Longford Healthy County Plan 2018-2022 can be viewed at the following link LONGFORD-HEALTHY-COUNTY-PLAN.pdf (size 16.5 MB)
The launch of Longford Healthy County Plan 2018-2022