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Healthy Ireland


Kilkenny County Council Library Service is part of a national initiative funded by Healthy Ireland. This programme “Healthy Ireland at your Library” has established libraries as a valuable source within the community for health information, with a focus on these subject areas;

  • -       Healthy childhood
  • -       Healthy eating & active living
  • -       Positive ageing
  • -       Tobacco Free
  • -       Alcohol
  • -       Mental Health


It provides for a core book collection and e-books and e-audiobooks on health and wellbeing. Talks, discussions and workshops will be offered in an ongoing programme in library branches.

Books on Health and Wellbeing – large collection of books  on health and wellbeing.
Online Health Information 
Programmes and events – talks, discussions and workshops relating to various health and wellbeing topics
Current Events

2021 Programme 

Health Information – guidance on access to information

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