Healthy Ireland At Your Library

Healthy Ireland is the national strategy to improve the health and wellbeing of the nation, placing a focus on prevention, individual awareness and keeping people healthy for longer. Limerick Library service delivers the Healthy Ireland at Your Library programme by offering the following resources and services to library users in every branch in Limerick city and county.

Healthy Ireland at your Library

Understanding Grief and Loss - Breffni McGuinness, Irish Hospice Foundation

Coping with grief and loss with Breffni McGuinness, a National Bereavement Development Specialist working with Irish Hospice Foundation.


Compassion-based approach to over-eating - Dr Mary Hynes, HSE

Learn about compassion based approaches to emotional overeating with Dr Mary Hynes, Senior Psychologist, HSE Ireland.


Support Tips for Parents of Young Children (8 Things I Want My Parent to Know!) – Mr Peadar Maxwell, HSE

Learn support tips for parenting young children with Peadar Maxwell, Senior Psychologist, HSE Ireland Peadar has practiced psychology, specialising in child, adolescent and family psychology, for over twenty years.


Supporting Your Child’s Emotional Health Through Adolescence – Mr Peadar Maxwell, HSE

Peadar Maxwell, Senior Psychologist with the HSE gives advice and information for parents and carers of adolescents.


Book stock

A core collection of books to support Healthy Ireland at Your Library is available in every library branch in Limerick. For more details click here.

To order any title please log into your library account here.

Online resources

New e-books, e-audiobooks and e-magazines are accessible online. We’re always open!

eAudio Books

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Click here for a list of e-audio titles available for download.


Healthy Ireland at your Library ebooks

Click here for a list of e-book titles available for download.


Healthy Ireland at your Library emagazines

Click here for a list of e-magazines.

Programmes & Events

Keep an eye on our social media pages for news about upcoming events.

Limerick Libraries Instagram: LimerickLibraries

Library Facebook: LimerickLibrary  I  WHCCommunityLibrary  I  KilmallockLibrary

Library Twitter: LimerickLibraries

Jigsaw Limerick

Self-help books are now recognised as a vital source of support for people experiencing mental health difficulties. Jigsaw Limerick, in collaboration with Limerick Libraries, have created a catalogue of self-help books for young people - Read Your Mind. It brings together an invaluable collection of 108 books on mental health that are available free of charge to young people and their parents at libraries across Limerick city and county.

Click here for the Read Your Mind book guide.

Click here for more information on Jigsaw.

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For more information on additional health information resources click here.

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This service is provided by

Urban and Rural Community Development

Phone +353 61 556000
Limerick City and County Council, Merchant's Quay, Limerick V94 EH90