Tipperary GAA is committed to promoting health and wellbeing within our clubs and their communities.

Through the County Health & Wellbeing Committee we aim to promote the Healthy Club Initiative which encourages, and provides options, for our membership and their communities to enjoy physical and mental wellbeing thus enabling them to lead healthy, active lives regardless of gender or age.

Useful Contacts

Samaritans samaritans.org/ireland

If you are having a difficult time or concerned about someone else
Freephone 116 123 anytime day or night 365 days a year
Write an email to jo@samaritans.ie

Pieta House pieta.ie
If you need or are concerned about someone regarding suicide or self-harm email Pieta house for details of your nearest facility.

HSE Drugs & Alcohol Helpline
Freephone 1800 459 459 or write email to helpline@hse.ie

Aware aware.ie
Support line for individuals seeking help with managing or recovering from depression, anxiety and related conditions.

Spun Out spunout.ie
Irelands youth information website created by young people for young people aged between 16 and 25.  Information on topics such as education, health and life in general.

Child Line childline.ie
National listening service for all children under 18.  It offers freephone, text message and live chat options.
Freephone 1800 666666
Free Text 50101

GAA Community Health
Check out https://www.gaa.ie/my-gaa/community-and-health/, the Community & Health GAA Portal for valuable information on training and development, physical activity and healthy eating.


jigsawonline.ie provides free information on all aspects of youth mental health.  This website is aimed at young people, parents and teachers it offers resources, case studies and advice on a range of issues affecting young people’s mental health and the many pressures that affect them particularly in the run up to exams.


Mabs is the States money advice service guiding people through dealing with problem debt.  This service is free, confidential and independent.  Mabs have 60 offices nationwide which are operated on an appointment system.  The organisation can also be contacted through its Helpline 0761072000 which operates Mon-Fri 9am-8pm.


Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people are supported, educated and connected through this website.  The organisation can also be contacted through their helpline 1890929539 if you would like to talk to someone in confidence and without judgement.


Health & Wellbeing