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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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May 10, 2017:

Countdown to Trade and Tourism Show 2017

The Active Retirement Ireland Trade and Tourism Show 2017, which will take place on Tuesday 23rd May in Dublin’s RDS, celebrates all... READ MORE

May 02, 2017:

Kay Murphy Elected President

Kay Murphy, Vice-President of Active Retirement Ireland from 2016-2017, was elected President of the organisation at the Annual General... READ MORE

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Active Retirement Ireland has released 'The Right To Remain' report ahead of its 2017 AGM, focusing on the outdated approach...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

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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May 04, 2017:

What is Smart Ageing?

What is Smart Ageing? “Smart ageing is a broad concept that has been defined as ‘using technology and innovation in both the public and private sectors to produce products, services, solutions,... READ MORE

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