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May 31, 20138th June - Go for Life Games
The Go for Life Games is a celebration of physical activity and will take place at DCU Sports Centre from 10.00 a.m. – 4.30p.m., 8 June 2013
Apr 16, 201320th-24th May - ARI Specsavers National Bowls Competition
64 Teams will face off in Kerry for the Active Retirement Ireland Cup
Jan 8, 2013Active Virginians to Feature on RTÉ Winning Streak
The Active Virginians ARA in Cavan will be on Winning Streak on Saturday 19th January.
Nov 14, 2012Free Concerts by Merchant's Quay Ireland
Two free events, open to all on Merchant's Quay, Dublin
Jul 23, 2012Over 50's Day at Dublin Zoo
A free day at the Zoo for anyone Over 50 on September 12th
Jul 18, 2012High Tea Hop in Temple Bar
The High Tea Hop Friday August 10th 2012 A day of cultural events to get you thinking and keep you moving.
Jun 20, 2012National Cruise 2013 Announced
ARI's celebrated National Cruise will return in 2013, with thanks to JMG Travel.
Jun 13, 2012Video competition to celebrate European Year of Active Ageing
The Office for Older People, Department of Health, in partnership with CARDI and Age & Opportunity has launched a video competition. It is being held to celebrate 2012 The European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations.
Feb 20, 2012Bealtaine Festival invites you to get involved in a new project
Would you like to get involved in a paper craft project, inspired by one of Dublin’s most beautiful historic buildings? No previous craft experience necessary!
Jan 10, 2012Talk on Osteoporosis & Knee Arthritis
Osteoporosis and Arthritis of the knee: A free evening of expert talks at the Sports Surgery Clinic in Santry on Jan 24th.
Nov 4, 2011National Association Of Widows in Ireland to Protest Cuts
The NAWI will march against cuts affecting Irish citizens.
Oct 3, 2011Southern Region Annual Holiday Break
The Southern Region's Annual Holiday Break, run in conjunction with JMG Travel, will take place in Dublin from November 15-17.
Sep 19, 2011Older People's Flamenco Workshop for Culture night
Culture Night takes place Friday 23 September and Dublin will be full of entertaining events, so why not try Flamenco?
Aug 29, 2011Positive Ageing Week 2011
ESB and Age Action encourage everyone to celebrate older people's contributions to society
Aug 25, 2011"Who Knows Ireland Best?" Quiz seeks Audiences
Would you like to be in the audience for RTÉ's newest quiz show?
Jul 18, 2011Irish Heart Month September 2011
This September the Irish Heart Foundation’s Heart Month Campaign will focus on men.
Jul 6, 2011Temple Bar Evening Dance Social
Get Active Over 55's Club present an evening of song and dance from the showband era.
Jun 24, 2011Patrick Kavanagh Day
ARAs in Galway invited to attend Patrick Kavanagh Day in the Claddagh, Galway City.
Jun 8, 2011Summer Afternoon Tea Dances at Cork Midsummer Festival
Enjoy lunchtime tea dances in the beautiful mirrored Spiegeltent! Tickets Only €5.
May 31, 2011Yeats Celebration at the National Library
Booker Prize judge and Poet Laureate bookend the 2011 Yeats Celebration
May 30, 2011World Elder Abuse Day Coffee Mornings
Would your group like to hold a coffee morning to raise awareness around World Elder Abuse Day on June 15th?
Apr 18, 2011Enjoy "A Taste Of Dublin"
The "Taste of Dublin" Festival returns with a special offer for Active Retirement Members
Mar 28, 2011This May 7th…Walk to Control and Cure Arthritis
The 3rd Annual Arthritis Ireland Get your Joints in Motion Sponsored Walking Challenge will take place in the Phoenix Park on Saturday 7th of May 2011 at 11:00am.
Mar 25, 2011RTÉ Documentary on Grandmothers
An appeal for Grandmothers to appear on an RTÉ documentary.
Mar 14, 2011Bealtaine Dawn Chorus Returns
The Bealtaine Festival will include the much loved Dawn Chorus once again this year.
Mar 8, 2011Listowel ARA to Take Part in Historic St. Patrick's Day Parade
Listowel ARA will take part in Listowel's St. Patrick's Day Parade this year, which includes delegations from Listowel's twinned towns.
Jan 14, 2011National Essay And Poetry Competition
After last year's successful Essay Competition, ARI will hold a national competition in both verse and prose this year.
Jan 12, 2011ARI Announce Trade and Tourism Show
Active Retirement Ireland will be holding a Trade & Tourism Show at their AGM in Kerry in April.
Dec 15, 2010Calendar of Events
A Summary of Events for 2011
Dec 1, 2010Golden Ireland Christmas Competiton
Our friends at goldenireland.ie have launched a competition to find the best shared memories of Christmas past.
Nov 12, 2010Monday 29th November is Dublin City Senior Citizens Day
Monday 29th November is Dublin City Senior Citizens Day with a host of offers for older people.
Nov 1, 2010CARDI, Irish Rural Link & Rural Community Network NI To Host Seminar on Rural Services
CARDI in conjunction with Irish Rural Link and Rural Community Network NI will host a seminar on An age old problem – where now for rural services? On 9-10 December in NUI Galway.
Oct 11, 2010Silver Surfer Awards
Age Action and 3 Mobile announce the 2010 Silver Surfer Awards for the most dedicated older people on the web.
Sep 23, 2010Leighlinbridge Bowls Tournament
Leighlin ARA Bowls and the Springhill Court Hotel announce massive Bowls competition in October.
Sep 10, 2010Positive Ageing Week 2010
Positive Ageing Week 2010 will take place from Friday 24th September to Saturday 2nd October.
Aug 30, 2010Mid West Regional Health Day
The Mid West Region will hold a Health Day in Limerick on Wednesday September 8th.
Aug 23, 2010Open Your Eyes, Open Your Lens
HSE Short Film Competition to raise awareness of Elder Abuse
Aug 20, 2010Lynch Hotels Announce Dancing for Pleasure Break
Lynch Hotels announce an exclusive ARI offer for fans of dancing.
May 17, 2010Southern Region Autumn Break details announced
The Southern Region of ARI have released the details of their annual Autumn Break.
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May 7, 2013The Carbon tax will have a serious financial and social impact on some of Ireland’s most vulnerable citizens – Active Retirement Ireland
The introduction of the carbon tax on solid fuel will have a serious financial and social impact on some of Ireland’s most vulnerable citizens according to Active Retirement Ireland.
Apr 24, 2013Statement by Active Retirement Ireland on the National Positive Ageing Strategy
The Strategy was launched today (24/04/2013) by Minister Kathleen Lynch
Mar 19, 2013Older People Urged to Claim UK Fuel Grant
Older people who have worked in the United Kingdom are being urged to see if they are eligible for that country's Winter Fuel Allowance, writes Kelly Dundavan of the South East Region