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Wexford Library Updates

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Healthy Age Friendly Homes with Deirdre Mulally – Thursday 30th May at 7.00pm Join Deirdre – Local Wexford Co-ordinator for an informative talk and learn more about the Healthy Age Friendly Homes Programme that recently launched in Wexford by Age Friendly Ireland. The programme is aimed at supporting older people to live in their …

Inaugural Age Well Expo draws over 1,500 attendees

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On Tuesday, May 7th, Waterford’s first Age Well Expo took place in the Tower Hotel and was attended by over 1,500 participants throughout the afternoon. The Age Friendly Waterford event, in association with Healthy Waterford, UPMC Whitfield and Waterford City and County Council showcased the services, supports and activities available …

Free Climate Conversation for over 60’s

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Offaly County Council are bringing the Mount Lucas Training Rig to the Bridge Centre , Tullamore Co Offaly for 4 days in June ( 4th to 7th) . Over the 4 days there will be a variety of presentations and drop-in sessions for the public. SEAI staff will be available …

Soulsong Community Gospel Choir

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Presents – Afternoon Tea Party. Supported by WYTEC Waterford Date: Saturday 6th July. Venue: Cill Barra Community Centre,  [Brill Centre].  Time:  2pm -6pm. Price:   €10. Contact:  Joan  *protected email* Phone: 089 429 8678 Ticket includes Afternoon tea, Music, Dancing and for all you singers out there, an invite up for …

Raheny Age Friendly Update

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This month we welcomed Kevin O’Brien and his two colleagues Dean Rock and Sinead Desmond from Handy Helpers. Handy Helpers is a not-for-profit service that specialises in working with older people. They provided an informative overview of their service and kindly provided smoke alarms to all attendees. They took questions …

31 new bus shelters given green light for funding in Limerick City & County

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The funding, which has been issued by the National Transport Authority (NTA), will see twenty bus shelters constructed in county Limerick, with a further eleven earmarked for the metropolitan area. Age Friendly Limerick are thrilled to witness advancements in this area, as it resonates with Theme 2 – Transportation, of …

Longford Age Friendly  Programme Update

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OPC Convention 9th/10th May Kilkenny Longford Older Person’s Council Chairperson Kitty Burkhill and Longford Age Friendly Co-ordinator Paula Mulry were delighted to be among the 200 older people from across Ireland who gathered for the Age Friendly Ireland National Older People’s Councils (OPC) Convention held last week in Kilkenny. The …

Library Updates

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New Ross Library Beachcombing Revelations and Biodiversity on the South East Coast https://wexfordcoco.libcal.com/event/4201083 My Life of Woolcraft with Annie Gambrill from Killala Woolcraft https://wexfordcoco.libcal.com/event/4207719 The Gus Handcock Digital Photo Archive with Monica Wallace https://wexfordcoco.libcal.com/event/4206929 Irish Ceílí Dancing in the Library Park with Sarah Cody https://wexfordcoco.libcal.com/event/4208891 Bunclody Library Wexford Bat Group Talk …

Community Choir

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Age Friendly Laois and Edwards Lifesciences are supporting the community choir initiative, which is being run by Music Generation Laois. Sign up and we will see you at an as yet secret venue in July!! The benefits of intergenerational work Some of the benefits of intergenerational work include:

Wexford Library Events

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Bunclody Library Events Digital Ambassador Drop In Clinic – Thursday 9th May 7.00 – 8.00pm Drop in and learn how to familiarise yourself with your digital device (phone, tablet, laptop etc.). Learn about the range of online resources accessible through Bunclody Library and become more confident using your device. No …

Limerick Launches Age Friendly Strategic Plan 2024 – 2028

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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

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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

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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.

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“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 …

Age Friendly Limerick -New Askeaton Active Retirement Group Established

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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

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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

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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 …