Free ‘Men’s Healthcheck’ at Drumshanbo mart today as part of new health initiative

Leitrim is focusing on Men’s Health as part of the first project in a Healthy Living initiative being rolled out this year.

Local Authorities applied for funding for last year to promote Health and Welbeing projects in the county.

The Council got €100,000 as part of this initiative and today between 2pm and 9pm free Men’s Healthchecks will be available at the mart in Drumshanbo.

The Healthy Ireland Project Co-Ordinator in county Leitrim, Blánaid Carney says men are seen as a priority as their actions are classified as ‘more risky’ when it comes to monitoring their health: