The Citizens' Assembly has heard calls for pensioners to be able to access funds tied up in their home in order to alleviate low income after retirement.
Sat, 08 Jul, 2017
A DESIRE to stay healthy and fit is the major driving force behind older Irish people participating in physical activity, with women more driven by than men.
Sat, 18 Oct, 2014
FIVE years ago, Mairead Devlin and her friend, Mary O’Driscoll, formed a small theatre company to perform plays in nursing and care homes, and to encourage the residents to get involved.
Sun, 16 Mar, 2014
Rachel Borrill says age is no barrier to fitness. If you are over-50, start now.
Sun, 19 Jan, 2014
EILEEN CONNOLLY, 65, is a strong believer in ageing positively.
Sun, 20 Oct, 2013
AGEISM is the most common form of discrimination in the workplace in Ireland and is predicted to get worse when the retirement age is pushed back to 68.
Sat, 08 Jun, 2013
DO you ever wish you had someone to go to see the latest film with, or even meet for a chat over coffee? Then why not become a cultural companion?
Sat, 06 Apr, 2013
ORGANISATIONS representing older people have said age should not be a factor in considering a candidate’s suitability for the presidency.
Tue, 04 Oct, 2011
OLDER people are being urged to demand better healthcare from politicians knocking on their doors in the run-up to the general election.
Thu, 10 Feb, 2011
Older people are being urged to demand better healthcare from politicians knocking on their doors in the run-up to the general election.
Wed, 09 Feb, 2011
Elderly people on the State pension are heating just one room of their homes and avoiding buying new clothes to save cash, new research reveals.
Wed, 25 Nov, 2009
The Government was today warned to protect the old-age pension in the budget or face the wrath of angry senior citizens.
Tue, 27 Oct, 2009
Thu, 23 Jun, 2005
AGEISM in Ireland’s health and social services is a reality, with older people suffering prejudice and discrimination regularly, a report yesterday found.
Wed, 18 May, 2005
Ageism in Ireland’s health and social services is a reality, a report said today.
Tue, 17 May, 2005
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Commemorating 100 years since the War of Independence
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