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A story to cross the generations told in ‘Older than Ireland’ documentary

On Monday April 11. Cork County Council are holding the launch of the Cork Age Friendly County Strategy 2016-2021 at 10.30am in the Foyer of County Hall. 

The Mayor and chief Executive will be in attendance as will be invited older members of the community and students from Coláiste Choilm in Ballincollig.

As part of Launch week, the documentary film ‘Older than Ireland’ will be screened in the Cinemobile in front of the County Hall immediately after the launch and at four other locations on subsequent days that week in the county.

Older people and secondary school students are welcome to attend and the director Alex Fegan will host intergenerational discussions following the screenings. There will be one screening on Monday at County Hall for invited older people and students and then there will be screenings in the following locations on these dates:

Skibbereen: Tuesday April 12, two screenings at 9.30 and 12.30 in the Council Car Park.

Youghal: Wednesday April 13, two screenings, location to be confirmed.

Mitchelstown: Friday April 15, two screenings, location to be confirmed.

Kinsale: Saturday April 16, one screening at 12.30 in the Pier Road Car Park.

Admission is free but please book in advance via info@cinemobile.ie or aileen.hurley@corkcoco.ie as seating is limited.

“Older than Ireland” tells the story of 100 years of life as seen through 30 centenarians ... students why not bring your granny/grandad along?

Michael O’Sullivan, Chairman,
Cork County Older People’s Council.
Kilkinnikin Upper, Cahermore, Allihies, Beara.


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