# alone - Today’s News
# alone - Tuesday 26 March, 2013
The charity has urged people to check in with their older neighbours, especially leading up to the weekend, as the cold weather is set to continue.
# alone - Thursday 14 February, 2013
When you’re single you often feel you are missing out on something, but the meaning of life is not to always be in a relationship, writes Tony Moore.
# alone - Monday 21 January, 2013
Older people and those with mobility issues can be particularly affected by the cold snap, the charity ALONE has said.
# alone - Wednesday 26 December, 2012
Older people are a wealth of information, knowledge and experience, writes Seán Moynihan – so why not stop in on a neighbour over the Christmas break?
# alone - Monday 24 December, 2012
Many older people find the holidays a lonely and isolating time, says one charity. But not everyone knows if their neighbours would welcome a visit.
Christmas with Friends is a group set up for people who are alone on Christmas day in Kildare. It is one of a number of organisations making sure the day is not a lonely one for people.
Charity urges people to share the Christmas spirit and provide companionship this Christmas.
# alone - Sunday 23 September, 2012
This interactive graph based on census data show how isolated people across parts of Ireland are.
# alone - Tuesday 21 August, 2012
The charity, which supports older people, made the comments following the taking over of a private Galway nursing home by the HSE.
# alone - Sunday 5 August, 2012
The Mars Science Laboratory, which carries the rover, aims to find out if there is life on Mars – and it arrives near the planet’s surface tomorrow.
# alone - Sunday 15 July, 2012
Alone will celebrate the anniversary at Glasnevin Cemetery, honouring volunteers who have been with the charity in excess of three decades.
# alone - Friday 23 December, 2011
Loneliness can have real health effects with Christmas a particularly bad time, support organisation Alone said.
# alone - Wednesday 19 October, 2011
The was a 50 per cent increase in requests for help from older people last year, one charity has said.
ALONE says the increasing number calls to its service, which is not funded by the State, is a constant strain on its resources.
# alone - Saturday 1 October, 2011
On this, the UN International Day of Older Persons, Alone’s CEO Seán Moynihan writes that while some people can have a wonderfully active older age, we must care for those facing isolation, depression and disability.
# alone - Friday 30 September, 2011
In tonight’s fix: The rescue of the Irish Post newspaper in Britain; good news on the job front; and what has presidential hopeful Gay Mitchell been “tweeting” Jedward about?
Following the publication of figures by the CSO yesterday, ALONE’s CEO has urged the public not to forget that there is a significant number of older people at risk of poverty in Ireland.
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