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Men on the Move

What is the Men on the Move programme?

Men on the Move (MOM) is a physical activity programme that is aimed at adult men to get them active, have fun and improve fitness levels. It involves:

  • twice weekly physical activity sessions over 12 weeks that are led by a qualified instructor to meet your needs.
  • structured physical activity sessions so that you can find a level and pace that suits you.
  • workshops on nutrition and well-being for men.


Cork Sports Partnership is currently involved in a National Research Evaluation of the Men on the Move Project involving 7 other Sports Partnerships across the country. We are evaluating the Men on the Move Programme so that we can learn how it may be helpful for men. By doing this we hope to be able to continue to deliver this programme to more men, across the country.

Following 12 months of research across the country into the programme, a final report is currently being compiled and will be available shortly in 2017. Three areas in Cork were invovled in the initial research evaluation, Dunmanway, Inniscarra and Ballyhea where over 100 men took part in FREE health checks on a regular basis.  Subsequently these 3 areas have since recieved the 12 week physical activity programme where over 50 men took part in the Autumn 2016

What does the Health Check Involve?

The FREE health check includes measures such as Blood Pressure, Cholestrol, Fitness and body weight. You will also recieve health information from professionals and a copy of the Men on the Move health information booklet. All health checks will take place in a local community facility.

Where is my nearest men on the move group?

Currently there are 3 areas rolling out the Men on the Move Programme:

MOM Group Meeting Times & Venue Contact

Mondays 7-8pm & Wednesdays 8.30pm - 9.30pm

Inniscarra Community Centre

Nick Jones- 

086 8212335


Mondays 7.30pm - 8.30pm & Thursdays 7pm - 8pm

Ballyhea GAA Hall

Jim Codd-

087 9223939


Wednesdays 9-10pm 

Dunmanway Community Sports Hall (behind Galvins)

Mark Gaffney

087 1630780

St Finbarrs GAA Club Togher

Health Check- Sat Sept 15th 10.30am

12 Week Programme

Mondays & Thursdays 8-9pm Starting Sept 24th 


Cork Sports Partnership

021 4347096

For more information please contact Cork Sports Partnership 021 2061762 or email churley@corksports.ie

Further information:

Men on the Move Flyer (Download Here)

Evaluation Report for Men on the Move Programme Mayo 2013 (Download here)

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