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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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Oct 10, 2017:

Active Retirement Ireland Accuses Government of Playing Games with Delayed...

The country’s largest older people’s charity has today  accused the government of playing games with older people’s... READ MORE

Sep 29, 2017:

Shannon ARA Member Wins County Award

Congratulations to Shannon Active Retirement Association's Bridget Kirby, who was recently named Co. Clare's Older Person of the Year.... READ MORE

Sep 27, 2017:

AMD Awareness Week - Free Testing

See the Whole Picture. Monday marked the launch of the 2017 Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Week, supported by Novartis.... 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