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New Walking Promotion Officer for Cork

Wednesday 07 July 2021


This part time role is a joint initiative between Cork Sports Partnership and Get Ireland Walking and seeks to lead the advocacy, promotion and development of walking on behalf of local and national partners and agencies. A local steering group made up of health, research and physical activity representatives will support and guide the work of the WPO to ensure it aligns to both local and national plans and objectives.


On her appointment to the role, Alison expressed her delighted on starting the post with Cork Sports Partnership, "I’m so delighted to be part of the Cork Sports Partnership and Get Ireland Walking as the Walking Promotion Officer in Cork. After ten years in the fitness industry I have worked with numerous clients and the value of walking as a sustainable physical activity which can be incorporated into our lives easily, cannot be underestimated. I’ve been interested in health promotion for as long as I remember and I have built my career and my education around this area. I really look forward to bringing the benefits of this long-term, sustainable activity to a greater audience".


Cork Sports Partnership are delighted to have Alison on board and look forward to working with Get Ireland Walking and all those interested in promoting, developing and increasing participation in Walking across Cork.

For any walking queries please email Alison at: achambers@corksports.ie 
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