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Offaly Age Friendly County Programme

A successful Age Friendly County Programme works to create the kinds of communities in which older people live autonomous, independent and valued lives. Positive health and wellbeing as we age is fundamental to our vision for Offaly. A great deal of the Offaly Age Friendly County Programme will also focus on actions and developments in other areas; in creating walkable, attractive and accessible communities and age-friendly spaces, and by introducing actions to address participation and inequality. People of all ages across Offaly will be supported to enjoy healthier, more active and connected lives.

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The Alliance is a senior level, cross sector group whose member agencies have formed an overarching strategic partnership to develop and oversee the realisation of the Offaly Age Friendly County Strategy. Member organisations include:

  • Offaly County Council
  • Health Service Executive
  • An Garda Síochana
  • Offaly Local Enterprise Office
  • Offaly Older People’s Network
  • Local Link Laois Offaly
  • Laois Offaly Education and Training Board
  • Midland Regional Hospital at Tullamore
  • Athlone Institute of Technology
  • Offaly Library Service
  • Offaly Local Development Company
  • Offaly Sports Partnership
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Local Programme Manager
Karen Conlon
Local Technical Advisor
JJ Carroll
Local HAFH Coordinator
Orlaith Keane
Local Older People’s Council
Molly Buckley and Francis Kwala
Local Age Friendly Ambassador
Michael Dignam