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What exam students can learn from sport - free talk

What exam students can learn from sport - free talk

As part of the ‘Healthy Ireland at your Library’ initiative, Dr. Paul Gaffney and David Kearney will deliver a free talk on ‘Helping your child prepare for the Junior & Leaving Cert exams: What we can learn from High Performance Sport’ at Johnston Central Library on Thursday, 28 February at 7pm.

Published on: 19 Feb 2019

Places must be booked in advance.

This interactive talk will help parents to help, support and assist their child in preparing for important exams.  The speakers will use their experience of clinical psychology and high-performance sport to deliver an entertaining and helpful talk, with lots of tips and resources.

Dr. Paul Gaffney is a high-performance sport clinical psychologist with Sport Ireland Institute, working with world class athletes and coaches to help them perform at their best. He also works with the HSE Primary Care Psychology Service in Cavan, with 25 years’ experience of working with children and families.

David Kearney is High Performance Director with the Irish Ladies’ Golf Union, preparing and supporting Irish golfers in international competition. As a golf professional, coach. consultant and speaker, he has worked with a range of teams and individuals, helping them prepare for Olympic and World Championship events.

Healthy Ireland, a Government-led initiative, is the national strategy to improve health and wellbeing, placing a focus on prevention, individual awareness and keeping people healthy for longer. Healthy Ireland at your Library is a programme that establishes libraries as a valuable source within the community for health information, providing resources online and in print, hosting events, and increasing awareness of healthy lifestyle.

For more information or to book a place at this talk, call 049 437 8500 or email library@cavancoco.ie.