Healthy Ireland at Your Library

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Healthy IrelandNew: Healthy Ireland at Your Library service is now available in all local libraries across the country. The programme will enhance current health information in public libraries by providing new books, e-books, e-audiobooks and e-magazines on health and wellbeing, a wider selection of health information for all users, and through a service delivered by trained library staff for this programme. Look out for special books collection, online health resources, programme of events from January to March with a focus on physical health, mental health and health literacy.

  • Health information - Guidance on access to information
  • Books on Health and Wellbeing: large collection of books on health and wellbeing
  • Online Health Information: eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines
  • Programmes and Events: talks, discussions and workshops relating to various health and wellbeing topics (January - March 2018)

All of these services are available free of charge.

Healthy Ireland Book List

Healthy Eating     

Mental Health



Physical Activity     

  • Pilgrim paths in Ireland: A guide by John G. O’Dwyer    
  • Up and running: your 8-week plan to go from 0-5k and beyond and discover the life-changing power of running! by Julia Jones and Shauna Reid   


  • The Incredible Years: A trouble-shooting guide for parents of children aged 2-8 years by C. Webster-Stratton


The Healthy Ireland Fund was launched by An Taoiseach, Mr Leo Varadkar, T.D., Minister for Health, Mr. Simon Harris, T.D. and Minister of State, Ms Catherine Byrne, T.D. on October 2nd, 2017. Healthy Ireland is a national framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of Ireland over the coming generation. Find out more:

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