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# oap - Friday 19 May, 2017

Scottish Tories say country is 'too cold' to means-test winter fuel payments

Scottish Tories say country is 'too cold' to means-test winter fuel payments

The Conservative Party wants the payment to be means-tested in other parts of the UK.

# oap - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge This 109-year-old's epic life advice just made her the internet's new queen Life Advice

# oap - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Opinion: Ageism is far too prevalent, we need a cultural shift in how older people are perceived

Older adults are too often seen as ‘burden’ rather than people who helped build societies and economies.

# oap - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 89-year-old lady uses golf club to fight off sword-wielding burglar HER-O-AP

# oap - Sunday 2 February, 2014

From The42 Kevin Phillips' 'old man and his Zimmer frame' wins goal celebration of the weekend OAP

Kevin Phillips' 'old man and his Zimmer frame' wins goal celebration of the weekend

The evergreen striker came off the bench to score the winner for Championship leaders Leicester City.

# oap - Saturday 18 May, 2013

It's a bird, it's a plane... No, it's the 75-year-old Flying Nun

Sr. Patricia Wall braved a 200 km/h free-fall skydive from 10,000ft to raise money for the charity Aware yesterday.

# oap - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Poll: Should the retirement age of 65 be scrapped? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the retirement age of 65 be scrapped?

Workers are generally required to retire at the age of 65 – but a new opposition party Bill argues that this is discrimination based on age. What do you think?

# oap - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Poll: Should pensioners be charged for travel? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should pensioners be charged for travel?

It’s reported that pensioners, who currently avail of free travel, could be asked to pay €5 for some journeys.

# oap - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

Conned Cork pensioner gets some life savings back

Two men arrested in investigation into how man posed as Garda to trick elderly man to hand over large sum of money.