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Active Retirement Ireland is a national network of groups that stand up for older people, empower them and support them to get the most from their retirement.

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Jan 09, 2018:

Reverse the 2012 Pension Cuts

Active Retirement Ireland is fighting to reverse changes to the State Pension, introduced in 2012, that have penalised tens of thousands of... READ MORE

Dec 22, 2017:

Christmas Opening Hours and New Year Arrangements

The offices of Active Retirement Ireland will be closed from 22nd December until 2nd January.We would like to wish all of our members and... READ MORE

Dec 11, 2017:

Pat Cussen RIP

It is with great regret that Active Retirement Ireland has learned of the death of Pat Cussen, who sat on the board of the organisation.... READ MORE

Having Fun is a serious matter

We’re not joking when we say that fun is deadly serious. Happiness helps fight depression and ill health.

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Oct 31, 2017:

New Friends, Travel and...

New Friends, Travel and Earning Opportunities over 50 The Freebird Club is opening doors to richer lives and new adventures in later life The Freebird Club is a new travel-based social network for the over... READ MORE

Sep 18, 2017:

I Love The Organisation, I...

Kay Murphy, president of Active Retirement Ireland, speaks about the power of the organisation “We help to combat loneliness,” says Kay Murphy. As President of Active Retirement Ireland, Kay is... READ MORE

Sep 18, 2017:

There is A Great Friendship...

Nancy Hegarty, secretary of Active Retirement Ireland’s southern region, speaks candidly about what the organisation means to her. “I have been with Active Retirement Ireland for 15 years.”... READ MORE