Irish Physical Activity Research Collaboration

I-PARC fosters insight, intelligence and innovation to enable more people in Ireland to be more active, more often.

Latest I-PARC Posts

Check out the latest I-PARC posts below. Here you will find information  around all things physical activity. 

Creating Our Future presents a Fireside Chat with Emilie Pine, Professor of Modern Drama at UCD and author of Notes to Self.

Join host Ruth Freeman, Director of Science for Society, Science Foundation Ireland for an in-depth conversation with Emilie Pine, Professor of Modern Drama at UCD, and author of the no.[…]

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Ireland 2021: A Conversation About the Experiences of Ireland’s Black Community

Join host Emer O’Neill (Teacher, Author and Presenter of RTÉ’s Today show and formerly Home School Hub) and guests – Boidu Sayeh (Westmeath Footballer), Cllr. Uruemu Adejinmi (Lord Major of Longford), Lilian Nwanze Akobo (PhD Student at[…]

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I-PARC Conference 2022 – Save the Date

The Irish Physical Activity Research Collaboration (I-PARC) is proud to announce its third annual conference. The I-PARC conference “Leveraging policy, programs, and research for a more active society in the[…]

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I-PARC Aims 

The aim of the Irish Physical Activity Research Collaboration is to inspire the best use of evidence, effective delivery methods, and supportive environments for improving physical activity levels in Ireland.

I-PARC Objectives 

I-PARC will involve multiple stakeholders, across Policy, Practice and Research, who work together to:

Identify gaps on how to develop and deliver best practices and seek ways to bridge these gaps.


Enable and support solutions to increase physical activity in Ireland.


Share learnings from research and best-practice in a systematic and easily accessible way.


Establish mechanisms for demonstrating the impact of I-PARC.

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