17 February 2012
Minister Frances Fitzgerald launches new National Play and Recreation Network
The launch was also addressed by Senator Eamonn Coghlan who welcomed the establishment of the new Network and spoke of his ‘Points for Life’ initiative aimed at improving physical fitness among Ireland’s children. “It is great to see Senator Coghlan coming up with initiatives to help curb the rise in obesity, especially amongst children. Recent reports have found a worrying trend and as Minister for Children and Youth Affairs I am open to finding the best solution in order to ensure that our children grow up healthy and happy” concluded Fitzgerald.