Alliance of Age Sector NGOs call for an Independent Commissioner for Ageing and Older People

 The Alliance of Age Sector NGOs, representing seven leading older persons organisations, is calling on all political parties to include a commitment in their manifestos, ahead of the next general election, to establish an Independent Commissioner for Ageing and Older People and to relaunch the National Positive Ageing Strategy (2013) with a strong implementation and monitoring plan […]

Tipperary Member of Active Retirement Ireland Helps Launch Irish Pensioners Handbook

“My swing needs improving but apart from that, there aren’t enough hours in the day. Growing old is a virtue and I’m making the most of it.” Mai Quaid (73) from Baltinglass in Co. Wicklow and President of Active Retirement Ireland was practicing her golf swing at the launch of the 2014 Irish Pensioners Handbook. […]