Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure


Health and Wellbeing

Our programmes support healthy lifestyles, increase confidence and self-esteem, and help to tackle major societal challenges such as mental health and suicide prevention.

Health in Mind

An innovative partnership project bringing together four mental health charities and Libraries NI to help adults affected by mental health issues.

Walled City Marathon

City of Culture 2013 saw local athletes and those from across the world arrive in Derry to compete in the first marathon in the city since 1985.

Libraries - Foyle Down Syndrome Trust

Derry Central Library welcomed young adults from the Foyle Down Syndrome Trust who began a six week programme on

Angling First

A local charity has been working to introduce the sport of angling to vulnerable adults and young people as a positive activity to improve mental health and as an alternative to engaging in anti-social activity.

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