Walking Routes

Developing a Community Slí na Sláinte


Why Slí na Sláinte?

Slí na Sláinte is an important and valuable facility for every community, it's widespread appeal is due to the fact that it provides an easily accessible and inexpensive environment for regular walking.  The Irish Heart Foundation works in partnership with local authorities, the HSE, local community groups, Tidy Towns, Local Sports Partnerships and private organisations. 


Setting up your walking route:

Download the guide to setting up a Slí na Sláinte walking route in your community below. If you are unsure as to whether your proposed walking route is suitable for a Slí na Sláinte download the walkability checklist below to help you decide. 

If you do decide that a Slí na Sláinte walking route would be a good fit for your community then please contact the Slí na Sláinte office, details below. Slí na Sláinte is implemented in your locality by the Local Authority in partnership with the community and other appropriate commercial organisations, and becomes part of the approved list of Slí routes. The walking route must remain at all times the responsibility of the Local Authority.


Further Information:

Edel Byrne

Telephone: 01-6685001

Email: ebyrne@irishheart.ie


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