Longford Athletics Club CLG

Longford Athletics Club is a community based athletics club providing athletics and running coaching and activities to all ages in the Longford area. Longford Athletics Club also manages Longford Sports Hub, based in our large Indoor Training Centre. Longford Sports Hub focuses on provides sporting, physical activity and exercise programs and activities to individuals and groups that under participate, including, older adults, disability groups, minority groups, women and teenage girls etc.





Type of organisation:

NGO/ community-based organisation/ charity


  • Active citizenship
  • Children
  • Education and training
  • Health services and health promotion
  • Mental health
  • Services for older people
  • Services for people with disabilities
  • Services for Travellers and ethnic minorities
  • Social inclusion
  • Sport and exercise
  • Urban development
  • Volunteering
  • Young people / youth work


  • Development of education and training materials and programmes
  • European learning networks and exchanges
  • Community outreach and engagement
  • Research

EU Project Experience

No experience

No experience with Longford Athletics Club.  Members have had some experience organising youth exchanges with other groups in the past.

EU Funding Goals

Over the next few years we would like to develop our knowledge and expertise in the whole area of European partnerships.

We want to develop partnerships that look at the link between physical health/mental health and exercise and sport.

We hope to look at new innovative ways of encouraging greater involvement of disadvantaged group into increased physical activity and exercise.

We want to encourage the uptake of social sport and physical activity as a means to engaging with disadvantaged groups and improving wider integration.


We are a very vibrant club with a good network of committed volunteers. The club has a strong and experienced board with a variety of skills.

The club has experience and expertise in planning and operating physical activity, sports and exercise programs.

The club owns a large indoor training center suitable for physical activity, sports and workshops.

The club has experience of working with minority groups and developing targeted programs.


Contact Name:

Donal Mulligan

Job Title:

Longford Athletics Club CLG - Company Secretary

Email Address:
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