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# oaps - Saturday 20 June, 2015

From The42 Kimbo Slice takes out 51-year-old Ken Shamrock with 1st round TKO Oaps This post contains videos

Kimbo Slice takes out 51-year-old Ken Shamrock with 1st round TKO

The pair met for the headline fight at Bellator 138 last night.

# oaps - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Column: Medical cards are a hot issue – but the Government shouldn’t shy away

Means-testing medical cards for the elderly got a previous government in trouble – but that doesn’t mean it’s a bad idea, writes Eoin Lynch.

# oaps - Friday 28 September, 2012

Older people optimistic about ageing, but "fear becoming a burden"

The report was launched by broadcasting legend Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh, who said that “getting older doesn’t have to mean losing your health.”

# oaps - Monday 20 August, 2012

Google offers free classes for over 50s to tackle low internet usage

More than 400 people have received training through the technology giant’s Age Engage programme it is running in the Dublin community where it is based.

# oaps - Friday 29 July, 2011

Ireland has one of highest birth and lowest death rates in EU

New demographic stats show Ireland has highest natural growth – as population of EU tops 502 million.

# oaps - Monday 11 April, 2011

Over-65s must pay full passport fees from today

Older people’s groups criticise reintroduction of full fees and claim OAPs will be deterred from renewing passports.