Author: Senior Times

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Senior Times publishes Senior Times magazine and are producers of the SeniorTimes Podcasts. They are also organisers of SeniorTimes LIVE! run throughout the country

Conor meets a childhood sporting hero in Tony Ward. A great talent in soccer and rugby, he became a superstar in his playing days as out half for Ireland, the Lions and of course Munster when they beat the All-Blacks in 1978. He now writes about rugby for the Irish Independent and still does commentary for the BBC. We chat about his early days, his friendship with Ollie Campbell and a fair bit about where Irish rugby is now.

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Eamon Lynskey considers some Christmas customs, old and new November has swung around again and everyone begins to think of Christmas. Well, that’s not quite true. Even before Hallowe’en the yuletide preparations were well underway. The once popular yearly Church calendar of saints’ days is now replaced by the commercial exigencies of the supermarket. And no sooner have the witches’ hats, faux-cobwebs and plastic pumpkins been cleared from the aisles than the red-cheeked Santas and boxed fake pine-trees begin to make their appearance. Then comes the endless and inescapable playing of Christmas songs, ancient and modern. In these final months…

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It’s always exciting dreaming of where you’ll travel too next. If you have a bucket list of destinations you have always wanted to experience, why not make your travel dreams a reality and start planning your 2023 holiday with Travel Department? A guided tour is one of the best and most flexible ways to get to grips with a new country. With the helping hand of an expert guide who can show you the way you get to uncover hidden gems. Travel Department organise tours from Ireland and the UK to 100s of destinations worldwide, with flights, accommodation, transfers, and…

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 Irish Men’s Sheds Association & Ipsen launch national roadshow Shed Some Light on Prostate Cancer – encouraging more men across Ireland to share cancer experiences with peers New research among Irish Men’s Sheds Association (IMSA) members reveals: Almost a third of members actively avoid discussing health concerns with close ones 71% of members are worried about the prevalence of prostate cancer among men in Ireland 17% of members have experienced prostate cancer, and 57% have had a close friend or family member diagnosed Irish Men’s Sheds Association (IMSA) has partnered with biopharmaceutical company Ipsen Ireland to launch a national…

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‘A great event, thanks again’ Aoife Lohse | Sales and Marketing Manager Oriel House Hotel ‘It was a resounding success for Age Action, I have to say, in terms of visitors to the stand and people asking for information or meeting us for the first time’ Julie Oates Age Action ‘My colleagues said the event was excellent and very worthwhile for our Service. We had a lot of engagement’ Andrew Kennedy Patient Advocacy Service ‘We were delighted with the footfall passing our stand’ Grainne Brídhaven ‘I had a great time at the senior times live event,…

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Join the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland to unlock a year of iconic art, and unlimited visits to paid exhibitions. Membership of the Gallery is a great way to support the Arts Exhibitions – Get free unlimited entry Our current exhibition Turner: The Sun is God (which runs until 6 February) is organised in cooperation with Tate and proudly supported by Grant Thornton, Exhibition Partner followed in May 2023 by Lavinia Fontana: Trailblazer Rule breaker. Proudly supported by Bank of America, Exhibition Partner. A wealth of benefits for Friends In 2023 a dynamic programme of events and activities for Friends will…

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