AGE FRIENDLY IRELAND

Age Friendly Ireland was established in 2018 as a shared service function of the local government sector.  Age Friendly Ireland coordinates the national Age Friendly Cities and Counties Programme.  As a shared service function, Age Friendly Ireland brings together,...

PRESENTATION ON VOLUNTEERING

Ms Edwina Dewart, Manager at Dublin City Volunteer Centre, made a presentation to the ICTU Retired Workers Committee on Volunteers and Active Retirement on 18 June 2021.  She has kindly agreed to the presentation being made available on our website. Presentation to...

AGE FRIENDLY UNIVERSITY, DCU

You may like to explore the DCU Age Friendly University website – link given below.  It provides information about courses being offered and events taking place.  The AFU programme provides access to educational, social, cultural and wellness opportunities. ...

HOUSEHOLD BENEFITS PACKAGE – May 2021

The Household Benefits Package (HHB) comprises an electricity or gas allowance (currently €35 a month), and a free television licence (currently €160 a year).  In general, anyone who is aged 70 or over and who is resident in Ireland can qualify for the HHB (max one...