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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

Paul Gorry chats with Julian Walton. Julian is a renowned genealogist recognised for his very significant contribution to Irish genealogy in 2021 with the Wallace Clare Award from the Irish Genealogical Research Society (IGRS) He has a good lively chat with Paul about many topics. He talks about Father Wallace Clare and the IGRS; how he got involved in family history as a small child; working on the Marquis of Waterford’s estate papers; editing the Irish Genealogist; his involvement in the IGRS tombstone sub-committee; Brian Cantwell’s transcription of gravestones, mainly in Wicklow and Wexford; forming the IGRS Ireland Branch; researching…

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Are you aged 55 or over? We are researchers from the Institute of Neuroscience in Trinity College Dublin, led by Professor Fiona Newell, and we are interested in how our sense of touch changes as we get older. We invite you to a talk and panel discussion about our sense of touch with experts from science to art and robotics. Join us on Wednesday, 11th May between 6.00pm-7.30pm in Regent House (just inside the main front entrance), Trinity College Dublin. This is an in-person event and light refreshments will be provided. For more information contact: multisensorylab@gmail.com

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A Go-To-Guide for Women Living with IBS written by The Gut Experts @thegutexperts Consultant Gastroenterologist and Trinity College, Dublin, Clinical Professor of Gastroenterology, Professor Barbara Ryan and her colleague at The Gut Experts, Clinical Dietitian, Elaine McGowan, are the authors of the recently published What Every Woman Needs to Know About Her Gut (Sheldon Press). It is the go-to-guide for women living with bloating, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and other digestive problems who want step-by-step medical, dietary and lifestyle solutions. Digestive problems, bloating, diarrhoea, constipation, pain, wind. Do you identify with these symptoms? Does your digestive system feel like your enemy?…

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Our Mobile Information Service travels throughout Ireland and visits towns, villages, and cities to raise awareness about dementia and to provide vital information to people who are affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia. Experienced staff and Dementia Advisers will be with the service to provide information and support about memory loss, how a diagnosis is made, managing day to day life with dementia, as well as information about supports and services available in the local area May 5th May                   Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Dunfril House,                …

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Conor meets consumer journalist, personal finance expert and broadcaster Sinead Ryan live at the Senior Times LIVE! event in the RDS last weekend. Sinead is one of those journalists there to keep businesses honest, and she is one of the good ones. She took the time to give Conor the idiot’s guide to investing, inheritance, the fair deal scheme and a few other bits besides

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Paul Gorry chats with people involved in various ways in Irish genealogy This week’s guest is Brendan Scott. Brendan found his way to genealogy by a circuitous route. He is Manager of the subscription website Roots Ireland on behalf of the Irish Family History Foundation. His background is in academic and local history but he started at third level doing geography. Along the way Brendan has had various posts in the history area and he worked with Cavan Genealogy before getting his ‘main day job’ with Roots Ireland. In addition he is historian-in-residence for Cavan, he works on occasional projects…

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Use your voice to help to improve the future of palliative care  A unique opportunity for citizens to shape the future of palliative care is being offered by All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC). AIIHPC is looking for new volunteers to join Voices4Care, a forum established to learn from people’s personal experiences of palliative care and to inform and influence palliative care on the island of Ireland. Members of Voices4Care are: ·         People with a life limiting illness/palliative care needs ·         Carers or former carers of people with palliative care needs ·         Citizens with an interest in…

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