Moy Sports Forum hosted a Women’s Health Evening in Ballina. The event, targeting women of all ages, was held at the Primary Care Centre on Kevin Barry Street, at Mayo Sports Clinic.
Free Screening, Free Physiotherapy along with GP consultation, Health and Beauty advice, Sports and Recreational advice were just some of the health services on offer.
The forum were delighted with the attendance of over 170 women all availing of screening on the evening carried out by Ailish Houlihan from Croi, Eithne Garrick PHN Ballina and Dr Kathleen Mc Sharry.
Dr Sean Moffatt was also on hand with advice as well as Liam Moffatt Chartered Physiotherapist who offered the women advice on injury and injury prevention including sports injury.
Moy Sports Forum is made up of various agencies including Mayo Sports Partnership, Mayo North East, Mayo Traveller Support Group, INVOLVE, FAI, Sean Duffy Centre, Moy Valley Resource Centre and resident representatives from various estates in the Ballina area.
The forum came together in 2011 to encourage more people in the Ballina area to be active and healthy. The women’s health evening follows from the success of a Men’s Health Evening held late last year. The event was supported by Ballina Beverages.
Pictured above at the Moy Sports Forum’s Women’s Health Evening in the Ballina Medical Centre’s Mayo Sports Clinic, were Mayo team doctor, Dr. Séan Moffatt, Mayo Sports Partnership and renowed All-Star footballer, Cora Staunton, with their expert team of health experts and supporters. Included are from left, Chartered Physiotherapist, Liam Moffatt, Sports Fitness trainer, Niamh Moffatt, Crói Nurse, Ailish Houlihan, Eithne Carrick PHN., Mayo Travellers Support Group’s Vivionne Fitzmaurice, Event co-ordinator, Anne Ronayne, Dr.Shauna Moffatt, Ballina Beverages’s Audrey Robinson, Kathy McSharry, HSE Practice Nursing Co-ordinator, and Sandra Heneghan, Involve Youth Club Ballina. Pictures Henry Wills