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. 

Successful HRB Applied Partnership Award for I-PARC and Active Cities Research Project

A total of €238,860 in funding has been awarded to the I-PARC team to continue with a new phase of research between 2024 and 2026. Details of the award are[…]

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Upcoming PAfH Webinar

The Physical Activity for Health Centre are delighted to host a webinar on April 16th at 12:30pm. Professor Catherine Woods, University of Limerick will present an overview of the IMPAQT[…]

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Webinar Invitation- Every Move Counts: National Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines for Ireland

The HSE and Department of Health have published new National Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour guidelines for Ireland. The new guidelines provide evidence based recommendations for everyone on the amount[…]

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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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