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Senior Times publishes Senior Times magazine and are producers of the SeniorTimes Podcasts. They are also organisers of The 50 Plus Show run throughout the country

Expressway offering return services to Night and Day Festival from Galway Take the stress out of the journey and parking worries with Expressway Enjoy Night and Day Festival in Lough Key Forest Park with mega line up of stars Festivalgoers travelling to the Night and Day festival are being encouraged to travel with Expressway to the three-day event, which takes place from the 28 June to the 1 July. The magical, music medley of performers takes place in the beautiful location of Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and has an array of artists including, Bell X1, Damian Dempsey,…

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The Spanish Tourism Office and Saborea España partnered up once again to participate in Taste of Dublin 2024 with their feature stand named Tasting Spain. Dublin´s legendary culinary festival took place from Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th June in its new location, the historic Merrion Square. with more than 34,000 visitors attending the iconic food and cultural four-day event. Tasting Spain is a unique Spanish gastronomic experience where visitors will have the opportunity to sample a wide variety of high-quality products from Spain, ranging from winesto olive oils, cheeses, and high-quality tapas. Guests had the opportunity to discover different Spanish…

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Its fair to say we at Senior Times got a severe backlash  from literally hundreds of readers when we reluctantly announced that there would be no more crosswords in the magazine.  Great news we have persuaded Zoe Devlin, who has produced the Senior Times crossword for over 20 years, to come out of retirement!  Zoe’s crossword will appear in the July/August issue of SeniorTimes which will be published on 8th of July. Apologies for any inconvenience caused to our loyal readers

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Next up on the 50 Plus Calendar is our Cork event in the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork Join former RTÉ broadcaster and presenter Michael Lyster where he will be interviewing some well known personalities from the region along with over 70 demonstrations, displays and workshops covering rights & entitlements, home & abroad holidays, volunteering, recruitment, food & fashion, valuations of notes, coins and stamps, craft workshops, personal finance advice and much more. A shuttle bus service to the venue from Merchants Quay in the City Centre and picking up at Kent Station is being organised. A timetable…

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27 June – 6 October 2024 Beit Wing (Rooms 6-10) | Tickets from €5 Marking the 150th anniversary of the first Impressionist exhibition, held in Paris in 1874, Women Impressionists showcases the works of four important artists. Berthe Morisot (1841-1895), Eva Gonzalès (1849-1883), Marie Bracquemond (1860-1914) and Mary Cassatt (1844-1926) played vital roles in one of the most revolutionary movements in Western art. The exhibition will explore how each artist navigated complex personal and professional networks to create and exhibit her art. It will be the first exhibition to bring these four important artists together in Ireland. Highlights include: The…

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Colette Sheridan enjoyed a stay in Bulgaria where your Euro goes a long way Fancy a holiday in a fascinating city with a compact centre where the Euro goes very far? Sofia, Bulgaria’s capital city, is just the ticket. One Bulgarian Lev is worth about fifty cents so every time you see a menu with a main course costing 12 Lv, halve it and you know you’re dining on the cheap relative to Ireland. Sofia, which has a population of 1,288,000 has a real capital city vibe with administrative buildings and plenty of museums and galleries to keep visitors interested.…

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As  the world of golf prepares to celebrate the centenary of Christy O’Connor’s birth, Dermot Gilleece pays a personal tribute to ‘Himself’ It can be said with some assurance that 1924 was a very good year for the game of golf. It was a time when Bobby Jones captured the US Amateur title at the seventh attempt, prompting him to set his sights on the elusive Grand Slam. That same year, Jones was also runner-up to Cyril Walker in the US Open, when a little-known Irishman named Peter O’Hare from Greenore, finished seventh at Oakland Hills. It also marked…

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Eamonn Lynskey explores how The Virgin Mary became identified with the month of May Again, the month of May, and I hear the long-familiar voice of Canon Sydney MacEwan on early morning radio with that song that releases such a cascade of old memories: Bring flowers of the rarest, Bring blossoms the fairest, From garden and woodland And hillside and dale … Memories. And such a ragbag of memories. Those miraculous medals given out at school to my sisters which they wore until they lost them down the back of the sofa; the little cards given out for our Sunday…

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Do you want to buy high-speed train tickets in Spain from €9? With OUIGO it’s possible! You can now travel on our low cost trains to all these OUIGO destinations: Barcelona (Barcelona Sants station) Madrid (Madrid Puerta de Atocha station and Madrid Chamartín – Clara Campoamor station) Valencia (Joaquín Sorolla station) Tarragona (Camp de Tarragona station) Zaragoza (Zaragoza – Delicias station) Albacete (Albacete – Los Llanos station) Alicante (Alicante – Terminal station) and soon Malaga, Cordoba and Seville Enjoy high speed at a low price and travel comfortably and quickly on OUIGO routes by train. It’s very easy to buy cheap train tickets from your mobile! www.ouigo.com

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