Month: June 2010

Older Lifelong Learners bring Mental Capital to Society

Ena O’Mahoney, Vice-President of the Irish Senior Citizen’s Parliament spoke yesterday at the seminar, ‘Enriching the College Community with Older Lifelong Learners’ in Trinity College. She told her audience of the wealth of ‘mental capital’ accrued by older people in this country and how, if utilised, it could benefit the whole of society. The seminar highlighted […]

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Sylvia Meehan receives Lord Mayor’s Award

The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Councillor Emer Costello, hosted the 2010 Lord Mayor’s Awards in the Round Room of the Mansion House, Dawson Street, on Wednesday 19th May. Since its inauguration in 1989 these awards honour individuals and groups who have made a special contribution to Dublin and its citizens. The awards are an annual […]

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Minister for Protection creating Social Insecurity

Older People want solidarity with young Older People are concerned that the result of what Minister Ó Cuív is proposing may set in train a process which will pit Older People against Young People Máiréad Hayes, CEO of the Irish Senior Citizens Parliament said today. Older People remember the solidarity and encouragement we got when […]

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