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European Week of Sport 23rd -30th September 2023 Launched in Mayo

Date: 15-09-2023


Mayo Sports Partnership Launched their #EWOS last week at Ballina Athletic Track with a number of different sporting groups celebrating the occasion.

With over 40 events planned  for Mayo, there is a little something for everyone. Mayo Sports Partnership are calling on you, to get out and #BeActive for European Week of Sport 2023 which runs from the 23rd – 30th of September.

The week is for everyone, regardless of age, background or fitness level. With a focus on grassroots initiatives, the aim is to inspire Europeans to #BeActive on a regular basis and create opportunities in peoples’ everyday lives to exercise more.

Sport in any form, at all ages and for everybody: this is the message of #BeActive, for healthier citizens and happier people. This week is all about providing opportunities for everyone in Ireland to #BeActive and to try something new. For such a tiny island, there are so many incredible opportunities to participate in sport and physical activity.

Mayo Sports Partnership recently launched their Autumn Initiatives including Couch to 5k, Swimming Classes, Activator poles, Kayaking, Football for All, Wheelchair Basketball Come & Try,  Many Inclusive events for all abilities, along with the recent launch of their Health & Fitness suite of events for Women over 40. To find out more about the many events happening in Mayo during this exciting week, check out Mayo Sports Partnership website, as well as the Sport Ireland European Week of Sport events map for events nationwide. 

Commenting on European Week of Sport, Head of Mayo Sports Partnership Charlie Lambert  said “European Week of Sport aims to highlight sport / physical activity across the continent. If you are a club or organisation running a sporting event during European Week of Sport, be sure to register it on the Sport Ireland website :  Lets showcase the many sport and physical activity opportunities that are available in our wonderful county. ”

For a full list of activities happening across Ireland during European Week of Sport please check out the Sport Ireland

For more information on what events Mayo Sports Partnership are running in your area and how to get involved visit

If you have an event, you'd like to share with us, please contact: 

Janette at or call 094 906 4940.

#BeActive #europeanweekofsport #findyoursport

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