Health and Wellbeing Week 2024

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Our annual Health & Wellbeing week is starting next Monday the 15th of January until Friday the 19th.  

The theme of the Health & Wellbeing week is ‘Health & Wellbeing for All’

We are happy to tell you that we have a full schedule (see below) of a variety of Health & Wellbeing activities and events throughout the college for the week

Monday 15th              

‘Managing Stress Workshop’
by Emma Casey, Assistant Psychologist National Learning Network (NLN): Room 30

‘Dance off the Blues’
with Dance Performance students in the main Hall the last student dancing wins the prize!!!

‘Safe Sex for Your Health & Wellbeing’
Talk by Nursing Coordinator/teacher Margaret Noonan: Room 30

‘A Guide to Self-Care’
by Emma Casey, Assistant Psychologist NLN: Room 30

Responding Positively to BLUE MONDAY!!! We are inviting all students and staff to wear blue, acknowledging Blue Monday and recognising there are many shades of Blue!  The student/staff member with the BEST BLUE outfit will win a prize


Tuesday 16th  

BusHRL6 are inviting you to meet with local agencies such as Du Paul, Focus Ireland, Frontline, St Micheal’s Outreach to name a few, who all support Health & Wellbeing for those struggling with addiction and/or homelessness: Hall

Personal Trainer L6 students are delivering a Health & Fitness & Mobility Assessment followed by Active Aging Strength & Mobility Workshop specifically for our local community groups organised and supported by South Dublin Sports Development Officer Catherine Flood, ICFE Sports Coordinator Rachel Donlon and Health Promotion Teacher Andrea McQuillan. (Closed workshop)

Kildare GAA Goalkeeper, Mary Hulgraine shares her story from despair to recovery
: Hall

Drum Circle
with Siobhan Daffy, Holistic Health Practitioner and FET student teacher: Room 12  Spaces may be limited so please rsvp


Wednesday 17th

Join Psychology L6 for Day of Kindness!  Watch out for kindness activities in the college throughout the day.

Minding Your Mental
Health for Paediatric Nursing students, with Jigsaw YMHS (Closed workshop)

Get Fit for Your Health & Wellbeing
Psychology L6 and Sports Science students with rowing and skipping competitions, BMI/Fitness tests and more: Hall

Psychology L6 are inviting you to ‘Celebrate Culture for Health & Wellbeing’: Hall

Active Consent Workshop
with City of Dublin ETB Psychologist Marie-Louise O Reilly and ICFE Guidance Counsellor Aideen Lyster: Room 30. Spaces may be limited so please rsvp


Thursday 18th

Minding Your Mental Health
for Pre-Paramedic students with Jigsaw YMHS (Closed workshop)

Health & Wellbeing in the Community
’, talk from Giulia Camera, Enterprise & Learning Coordinator and Jack Lehane Ecosystem Manager from SMART D8 (Initiative to improve the health & wellbeing of citizens in Dublin 8 through collaboration and innovation). Room 30

‘Have a Laugh for Your Health & Wellbeing’ with Irish/Nigeran Comedian
Emman Idama: Hall


Friday 19th                   

Laughter Yoga
with Marie Angeline Lascaux, director of SpringintoLife: Room 12. Spaces may be limited so please rsvp

‘Let Go of 2023 and Welcome in 2024’
with Psychology L6 through goal setting exercises and a short meditation: Room 30


Please note activities, dates and times may change so please keep an eye for information emails from the guidance counsellors.


Enjoy the week!