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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

Kate Wright from Galway Cookery School will be hosting 2 Cooking Demonstrations each day at the 50 Plus Show, Galway Here are just some of the recipes Kate will be cooking up on the 21st & 22nd of May in the Salthill Hotel Fruit Scones Ingredients: 4oz. (114g/ ½ cups) self-raising flour A pinch of baking powder 1 oz. (29g/ 2tbsp) Caster sugar 1 oz. (29g/ 2tbsp) of sultanas 1 oz. (29g/ 2tbsp) Butter or margarine, diced 1 egg lightly beaten 100ml of milk (you may need a little more) 1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon water, to glaze Method:…

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Sandy Kelly is one of Ireland’s most successful singers. Her awards and achievements include representing Ireland in the 1982 Eurovision Song Contest with The Duskeys, winning the European Gold Star Award for country music in 1985 and representing Ireland at the CMA International Fan Fair in Nashville in 1985 and 1989. Her personal career highlights are recording ‘Woodcarver’ with Johnny Cash, which achieved gold record status, and receiving a gold record for her version of the Willie Nelson song ‘Crazy’ in 1989. Sandy has recorded and toured with a host of legendary US country artists, including Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings,…

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Next up on the 50 Plus Calendar is our Galway event in the Salthill Hotel on the 21st and 22nd May Join former RTÉ broadcaster and presenter Michael Lyster where he will be interviewing some well known personalities from the region along with 60 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. Everyone who attends also gets a free goody bag on entry Admission is FREE BY REGISTERING HERE

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SeniorTimes and Doro have teamed up to offer you a chance to win a Doro 2404 Doro 2404 Black/White 2.4″ 2G Dual SIM Unlocked & SIM Free Key Features: Unlocked & SIM Free 2G Ready for texts, calls and picture messages Easy to use 2G clamshell camera phone Extra loud and clear sound (HAC) Large and clear 2.4″ colour display Separated, high contrast keys Assistance button for added security Dual SIM EASY TO USE. HARD TO LEAVE BEHIND. Doro 2404 is a dual SIM mobile phone for people who want easy menus and prefer a clamshell design to avoid accidental…

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SeniorTimes, in association with the publishers Aurelus Publishers are offering three copies of Aubrey Malone’s inciteful biography of acclaimed writer John McGahern, Leitrim Observed  This is the first full length biography of one of Ireland’s most loved writers. A man who was able to go from a plain to a heightened prose style with deceptive ease. John McGahern was as scrupulous as he was pure in the manner in which he crafted his books To enter this prize answer the following question; In what county was John McGahern born? – Email you ANSWER HERE (putting McGahern in the subject bar)

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Pat Keenan on happenings in and around the capital.. Just back in November last year Parnell Square was the scene of intense violence and arson attacks following the stabbing of three children and their carer outside Gaelscoil Coláiste Mhuire. What shocked most was how quickly it all escalated that Thursday into riots extending down into O’Connell Street and beyond, how quickly it started and spread and how it appeared so organised. The violence directed at the gardaí, the burning of cars, buses and trams all seemed so orchestrated. Gardai called it a “lunatic, hooligan faction driven by far-right ideology.” The…

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George Keegan travels to Derry to take in some of the city’s attractions as well as sampling a recently opened hotel on an historic site.. He also looked at some places to visit in neighbouring Donegal Close to the Ebrigdon  Hotel in the Waterside you will discover a river walk and St. Columb’s Park both ideal for a leisurely stroll and just a 5 minute walk across the Peace Bridge brings you into the heart of the city centre close to several attractions which include; The Walls:  Go for a walk around the 400 year old walls which have the…

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Open the door to the digital world with Hi Digital. Hi Digital is a step-by-step course designed for anyone who needs a bit of help developing their digital skills, particularly those who have rarely or never been online. Visit the Alone stand at the 50 Plus Show in the Salthill Hotel on either the 21st or 22nd May where you can get tips and advice for getting online, and browse the course topics with our experts – hobbies and travel, online banking, entertainment and shopping, connecting with friends and family, and more The 50 Plus Show is FREE Admission by…

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