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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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Apr 25, 2017:

REPORT: Just 1% Of Older People Want To Age In Nursing Homes Or Long-Term Care...

Active Retirement Ireland has released 'The Right To Remain' report ahead of its 2017 AGM, focusing on the outdated approach... READ MORE

Apr 19, 2017:

Award-winning Irish start-up The Freebird Club aims to disrupt the ageing...

When one of the most innovative tech start-ups in Dublin "Silicon Docks" city has its official launch event in a farmyard surrounded by... READ MORE

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

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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Apr 11, 2017:

Fighting the Forgetting - on...

by Sharon Ní ChuilibinDid you know that speaking Irish is a vital defence against the effects of a stroke? A study of 608 patients in India, as detailed in the scientific journal Stroke, revealed that... READ MORE

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