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Limerick Launches Age Friendly Strategic Plan 2024 – 2028

Age Friendly Ireland | Local

An ambitious Age Friendly Strategy for Limerick has been officially launched by the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, innovation and Science, Patrick O’Donovan TD. Age Friendly Limerick Strategic Plan 2024 – 2028 builds on the successes of the first strategy to create a more inclusive and vibrant community for people …

Age Friendly Waterford to host Inaugural Age Well Expo in Tower Hotel

Age Friendly Ireland | Local

On Tuesday, May 7th, Mayor of Waterford City and County Cllr Joe Conway will officially open Waterford’s Age Well Expo in the Tower Hotel. L-r: Ivan Grimes (Director of Services, WCCC), Margaret Drohan (Housing Dept, WCCC), Gwen Daniels (General Manager, UPMC Whitfield), Donal Connolly (Waterford OPC), Noreen McGrath (Waterford OPC), …

Clare Older People’s Volunteer of the Year Awards

Age Friendly Ireland | Local

11 April, 2024 Celebration of Clare Older People’s Volunteer of the Year 2024 Over 170 people attended an event in the Woodstock Hotel in Ennis, County Clare, on Wednesday 10th April, to celebrate with the fifteen people nominated for the Clare Older People’s Volunteer of the Year Award 2024. The …

Bealtaine Festival – Blackpool Library in Cork City Library.

Age Friendly Ireland | Local

“Bealtaine” older people’s festival events in Blackpool Library, May 2024 Tuesday 7 May | 10.30 am – 11.30 am | Entitlements for Older People A talk from Citizen’s Information on entitlements for retirees, particularly on pensions, as part of the Bealtaine festival and Age Friendly Libraries. Tuesday 7 and 14 …

Norwegians Visit New Age Friendly Homes in Athboy

Age Friendly Ireland | International

A group of 20 delegates from the Western Region of Norway visited Meath County Council on 26th April 2024. The purpose of their study trip to Ireland is to learn about age friendly developments. Ireland is the first country in the world to have full affiliation to the World Health …

Age Friendly Limerick -New Askeaton Active Retirement Group Established

Age Friendly Ireland | Local

Age Friendly Limerick are delighted to announce the establishment of an exciting new Active Retirement group in Askeaton.  The group will meet every Thursday at 11 am, where members gather at the local Community Centre to engage in various activities and foster new connections. In a recent gathering, the group …

Live Well Expo Laois 2024

Age Friendly Ireland | Local

Google helps puts Live Well on the Map. Record crowds attended LIVE WELL information event at Portlaoise College on 4th April 2024 for the largest Health and Wellbeing show in the Midlands . The Live Well Expo held at Portlaoise College on April 4th, 2024, was a resounding success, drawing …

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Waterford Local Radio Age Friendly Topics Podcast

Age Friendly Ireland | Local

The Communications Implementation Group, set up to develop and promote the new Waterford Age Friendly Strategy, has arranged for a monthly series of talks on a variety of topics to …

Ireland’s National Age Friendly Recognition and Achievement Awards 2023

Age Friendly Ireland | National

Councillor John Fleming, Cathaoirleach of Wexford County Council welcomed over 250 people from across Ireland to the wonderful Clayton Whites Hotel for this year’s National Age Friendly Recognition and Achievement Awards ceremony on Thursday, 30th November at 7.00 pm. The Age Friendly Recognition and Achievement Awards showcase age friendly initiatives …

Age Friendly Homes to meet Ireland’s rapidly growing Ageing Population Need

Age Friendly Ireland | National

Local authorities are building Age Friendly Housing around the country in line with national policy to prepare for an ageing population. On 28th November Kieran O’Donnell, TD, Minister of State for Local Government and Planning at the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage launched a case study publication featuring …