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2017 Raffle Winners

We held our annual raffle on October 24th in Liberty Hall, Dublin. We wish to thank everyone who assisted in anyway, including our members, everyone who bought tickets, and the supermarkets and shopping centres that facilitated us. 1st Prize        Darren Wimsey                  Carrick-on-Shannon Co Leitrim 2nd Prize  […]

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Be safe & be prepared for Hurricane Ophelia

The hurricane is on the way and we urge all OLDER PEOPLE to shelter in their own place. The Irish Senior Citizens also urges all seniors to put in place a plan to ensure that they  have  all the items they need to survive the hurricane. Ideally we suggest that you prepare for the eventuality […]

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Was this a Restorative Budget for Older people?

In our Pre-Budget Submission we looked, not just for increases for older people for 2017/2018 but for a Programme of Recovery for Older People 2018-2020 in which government would outline their intentions and plans for older people. Naively, we expected there would be a plan, because in the run up to the BUDGET  there were promises, that […]

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Media Statement: Budget 2018

The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament (ISCP), representing 300 affiliated organisations calls on all those involved in the BUDGET 2018 negotiations to remember their election promises to Older People and to ensure that Budget 2018 measures, incrementally seek the implementation of A Programme of Recovery for Older People 2018-2020 We now need concrete proposals and timelines which […]

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DCU Love of Life Long Learning

A wide range of modules are being offered by DCU Age-Friendly University this Autumn for older people, beginning October 16th. For more information on the Love of Life Long Learning Programme, call 01 700 8933 or e-mail Christine at christine.okelly@dcu.ie

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DCU Educational Opportunities

Some exciting opportunities for older people are available at Dublin City University (DCU). DCU is an Age Friendly University, and is committed to widening access to higher education, and enhancing the lives of older people through educational programmes and research. For more information, contact the DCU Age Friendly programme here. Opportunities An extended range of modules from DCU’s undergraduate […]

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Breda O’Malley RIP

We are sorry to advise that our former Executive Committee member, Breda O’Malley, passed away on Friday, the 1st of September. Breda represented Westport ARA on the Executive Committee of the Irish Senior Citizens Parliament from 2000-2013 and in that time she served as Honorary Secretary, Treasurer, Trustee and as a Director.  An outstanding example […]

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Media Statement: The Fair Deal & Vacant Housing

The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament (ISCP) is concerned at statements from the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy relating to the possible alteration of rules to the Fair Deal regarding the leasing out of vacant property by older people. Though at this stage, details of potential changes remain unclear, we feel that […]

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