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# active-retirement-ireland - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

'A recovery for whom?': Government slammed for refusal to reintroduce free passport for pensioners

Free passports for pensioners were done away with under austerity measures, but there are calls now to bring it back.

# active-retirement-ireland - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Renua wants elderly to use apps to stay in touch - but OAPs must buy the phones

The party says it’s “challenging stereotyping of elderly” but the measure has been criticised as “a bit mad”.

# active-retirement-ireland - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Here's how your DNA could help breast cancer research

Researchers will take swabs from willing volunteers on Tuesday to help in a study looking at cell mutations.

# active-retirement-ireland - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Older people ‘living in fear’ over reduced garda presence in their communities

Active Retirement Ireland says growing numbers of older people are frightened of criminals acting with “impunity” after cuts to policing presence.

# active-retirement-ireland - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Active Retirement Ireland urges government to protect free travel in budget

The organisation said older people are at risk of becoming socially isolated if their passes are taken away.

# active-retirement-ireland - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Column: We think of older people as a burden. In fact, they’re anything but.

Our society has become used to regarding older people as a drain, writes Peter Kavanagh. But in these times, everyone has to pitch in.