Scor Gníomhach ÉireannActive Retirement Ireland is a national network of over 500 local Active Retirement Associations with over 23,000 members. ARI believes that older people have the right to be full and participative members of our society. ARI combats ageism through the reality and everyday work of the self-organised local associations and the regional councils. ARI has a large voluntary base with local, regional and national voluntary committees.
The purpose of Active Retirement Ireland is to enable retired people to enjoy a full and active life and to advocate for them.
Jun 18, 2013Westmeath Volunteer and Active Retirement member wins trip of a lifetime to do voluntary work in Mexico
Mary Daly from Multyfarnham Co. Westmeath has won a prestigious 8 week travel award to Mexico. The fully funded award was given by Cork-based EIL Intercultural Learning, which organises cultural and educational travel programmes worldwide.
May 27, 2013Kilcurry and Tullow win big at Specsavers National Bowls Competition
The 4th annual Specsavers National Bowls Competition took place in Killarney last week.
May 8, 201330th May-3rd June - Active Retirement Ireland to Attend Bloom Festival
Active Retirement Ireland will have a marquee packed with fun activities at the festival!
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.
Mar 27, 2013Easter Antiques Fair - Talbot Hotel, Wexford
An Easter Antiques Fair will take place in the Talbot Hotel Easter Sunday.
Jan 10, 2013Active Retirement News Winter Edition
The first ARI News of 2013.
Oct 31, 2012Active Retirement News Autumn Edition 2012
The latest issue of AR News
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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