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A Level Playing Field

Posted on September 02, 2010

Eamon at the launch of 'A Level Playing Field' - The Labour Leader Eamon Gilmore TD at the launch of the Labour sporting policy document 'A Level Playing Field'.
The Labour Leader Eamon Gilmore TD at the launch of the Labour sporting policy document 'A Level Playing Field'.

A Level Playing Field - by Mary Upton TD

Ireland is a sports mad country. From Italia 90, the Rugby Grand Slam, the All Ireland's or the thousands of local and county leagues sport occupies a central role in Irish society and in Irish peoples lives. As party spokesperson on sports I have been working on a Sports Policy for several months now together with members from across the party.

Participating in Sport and Physical Exercise has huge personal benefits in terms of personal health and community integration. While we are a sports mad country, the research shows your education, your economic status and your gender play a significant role in determining your level of participation in sport and physical activity.

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