Entries by Element Design

Age Friendly Recognition & Achievement Awards

On the evening of 24th May 2016 in the Fitzpatrick Killiney Castle Hotel, Age Friendly Ireland co-hosted with Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council the second Age Friendly Recognition and Achievement Awards ceremony.  Approximately one hundred truly inspiring projects were submitted from around the country, from which twenty five were shortlisted for their innovative and creative approaches […]

An Taoiseach Launches Mayo’s Age Friendly Strategy

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD launches Mayo’s Age Friendly Strategy The Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, TD officially launched the Mayo Age Friendly County Strategy on Monday June 20th, 2016 in Lough Lannagh Village in Castlebar.  The Taoiseach was joined by the Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Cllr Michael Holmes, Mayo County Council Chief Executive, Peter Hynes and a […]

Launch of Longford’s Age Friendly Strategy

LAUNCH OF LONGFORD’S AGE FRIENDLY STRATEGY A new strategy aimed at making Longford a better place for people to grow older in has been launched. The Longford Age-Friendly Alliance has set out its framework of areas that are important to people as they grow older, such as transportation, outdoor spaces and buildings, health services, communication, […]

National Convention of Older People’s Councils

NATIONAL CONVENTION OF OLDER PEOPLE’S COUNCILS   On Thursday 19th and Friday 20th of November Fingal Senior Citizen’s Forum (Older People Council) in association with the Fingal Age Friendly Alliance and Fingal County Council hosted the National Convention of Older Persons’ Councils, in the Clayton Hotel (formerly Bewley’s Hotel), Dublin Airport. Delegates came from across Ireland […]

Report on Housing For Older People, Future Perspectives

Report on Housing for Older People, Future Perspectives As people age they spend more time in their own homes. This means that older people’s quality of life, and thus their health, can depend on the appropriateness of their home environment and the conditions in which they live. For many, living in adapted or specialist housing […]

National Convention of Older People’s Councils

On Thursday 19th and Friday 20th of November Fingal Senior Citizen’s Forum (Older People Council) in association with the Fingal Age Friendly Alliance and Fingal County Council hosted the National Convention of Older Persons’ Councils, in the Clayton Hotel (formerly Bewley’s Hotel), Dublin Airport. Delegates came from across Ireland and included representatives of Older People […]

Roscommon launch their Age Friendly Strategy

Roscommon Launch their County Age Friendly Strategy 2016-2020 The County Roscommon Age Friendly Strategy 2016- 2020 is an initiative designed to develop our county as a place where older people are valued and respected. Th Age Friendly strategy is being implemented by the Roscommon Age Friendly Alliance. This Alliance is an inter-agency group, led by Roscommon […]

Launch of Longford’s Age Friendly Strategy

LAUNCH OF LONGFORD’S AGE FRIENDLY STRATEGY A new strategy aimed at making Longford a better place for people to grow older in has been launched. The Longford Age-Friendly Alliance has set out its framework of areas that are important to people as they grow older, such as transportation, outdoor spaces and buildings, health services, communication, […]

Kinsale Age Friendly Town

 Kinsale launched their Age Friendly Town Report  The Mayor of County Cork Cllr. John Paul O’ Shea recently launched “The Kinsale Age Friendly Town Plan” at the Blue Haven Hotel in Kinsale. The Kinsale Age Friendly Strategy has been up and running since 2014, when Kinsale became the only town in Cork County (and one […]