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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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Mar 09, 2017:

Active Retirement Ireland Hits Out At Stamp Increase and Post Office Closures

Active Retirement Ireland, the country’s largest older people’s organisation has reacted with “disappointment” to... READ MORE

Mar 07, 2017:

New research confirms older people make an enormous contribution to Irish...

Minister for Health and Wellbeing, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy TD, said today that the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) WAVE 3... READ MORE

Mar 01, 2017:

Active Retirement Ireland Welcomes Reduction in Prescription Charge for Over...

From 1st March 2017, the prescription charge for persons aged 70 & over, and their dependents, will reduce from €2.50 to... 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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Jan 13, 2017:

New Year, New You - Exercise...

There are many reasons why we tend to slow down and become more sedentary with age. It may be due to health problems, weight or pain issues, or worries about falling. Or perhaps you think that exercising... READ MORE

Dec 13, 2016:

Keeping Active - Advice for...

Keeping Active - Advice for the Older Personby Ciara Murphy, INDI.Why exercise? Being active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle at all ages. Older people that take part in regular exercise enjoy many... READ MORE

Dec 08, 2016:

Loneliness and ageing in...

Loneliness can have a significant impact on the physical and mental health of older people and is of increasing concern for public health says a report from the Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH).... READ MORE