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Suspension of Medical Report for over 70’s when applying for driving licence

Age Friendly Ireland | National

In light of the need to facilitate social distancing and the expected additional burdens on medical services from Covid-19, the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, has decided that the requirement for those over 70 (under certain circumstance) to provide a medical report shall be removed at this time.


How Ireland is responding to COVID-19

Age Friendly Ireland | National

In Ireland it has been wonderful to see the collective response across public, private and community & voluntary sectors to support older and vulnerable groups across the country during this difficult time. A snapshot of some early responses thus far have been;


Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Age Friendly Ireland | National

Over the last few days Age Friendly Ireland is receiving queries for guidance in relation to meetings, group gatherings, events and initiatives and also in terms of contingency planning. Age Friendly Ireland is keeping abreast of information being released by HSE and Department of Health’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan.

Older Road User Information Day 2019 Mayo

Older road User Information Day

Age Friendly Ireland | Local | Mayo

The Older Road User Day was a hugely successful event in Mayo.  It provided great advice from various services around road safety.  Age Friendly Mayo with Mayo’s OPC hope to …

Arklow Age Friendly Business Programme Launch

Launch of Arklow Age Friendly Business Programme

Age Friendly Ireland | Local | Wicklow

Dragons Den star Gavin Duffy with some of the 41 business owners who attended the launch of the Arklow Age friendly business programme. The programme lets people know that their custom …