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Dermot Gilleece on the remarkable life and times of John Talbot Clifton As the 149th Open Championship returns this summer to Royal St George’s, earlier English stagings bring their own, special memories. Like 1996 at Royal Lytham, which created an awareness of John Talbot Clifton, the larger-than-life Squire of Lytham. He it was who raced horses in America’s wild west; had a lengthy affair with Lily Langtry; won his own, personal battle with the Old IRA and was president of Royal Lytham GC from 1890, until his death in 1928. He died at this time of year having fallen seriously…

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One of Ireland’s best loved broadcasters, Mike Murphy has access to the great and good of Irish society and we kick of the series with no less than President Michael D. Higgins and will also feature the same blend of interviews, profiles and information that has made SeniorTimes magazine Ireland’s No 1 magazine for people who don’t act their age. We would like to give thanks to our sponsors without whom this exciting project could not have been conceived. So Join the Revolution and CLICK HERE to listen in …

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Cappagh National Orthopaedic Hospital, Ireland’s largest dedicated orthopaedic hospital, has announced that it will be known as the National Orthopaedic Hospital Cappagh.. The new name asserts the hospital’s national reach and core offering of the National Orthopaedic Hospital Cappagh. The new identity is themed on growth and represents the hospital’s commitment to patients, education and innovation. Ranked as one of the top hospitals in Ireland by the National Patient Experience Survey (HIQA) 2019, the Hospital has the largest concentration of orthopaedic expertise in the country and specialises in orthopaedic, sports and exercise, and rehabilitation medicine. Commenting on the new brand,…

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Aubrey Malone on the remarkably long life and career of Kirk Douglas who recently died at 103 People sometimes speak of acting as being the career choice of tenderfoots. Not for Kirk Douglas. He talked of a 1991 helicopter crash in which he was involved as if it was a scene in a movie. Two people died in it. He was a mere 75 years of age at the time, a veritable stripling. ‘I try to stay in shape,’ he said, ‘There are no roles for fat leading men.’ We were all gobsmacked when Bob Hope and George Burns reached…

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Podcasting has taken the world by storm in recent years with hundreds of new shows released every day all over the world. Yet there’s still plenty of confusion about what a podcast is: how and where do I listen? So how do I get started with Podcasts. Given the huge choice out there, what shows should I listen to? Well, what to listen will always be a bit subjective, so we can come back to that one. First of all, what do you need to listen to a podcast? The simple answer is very little: a phone, computer, or tablet…

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Maretta Dillon chats with Derek Bell, COO with the Retirement Planning Council of Ireland (RPCI) about their Executive Planning for Retirement courses. What happens in advance of the course? Somebody says I want to do a one-to-one course. We agree on a date. And about a week before the time, the programme leader will ring that person and say, what are your real issues? What are you concerned about? What can we cover and what best meets your needs on the day? It’s very much tailored to where the person is at. It’s customised. And it’s one day, not two.…

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An Post is introducing launching two new services to support communities during the current Covid 19 crisis ‘Request a Check-In’ is a facility for family members to request a specific ‘An Post Check-In’ by the local postman or postwoman for an older or vulnerable person during the current ‘Cocooning’ period. Family members can register for the free ‘Request a Check-In’ service by completing the postal address and eircode of the customer at anpost.com/Community-Support.   These details will be relayed directly through An Post’s digital network to the customer’s local postperson who will call to the address. Should the customer have any…

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Bonningtons Hotel Dublin More meals packed up and going out everyday!!! A huge effort from all the staff here at The Bonnington Dublin Hotel, making meals and calling out to those in need.Thank you to everyone that has reached out and helped Friends of the Elderly, Ireland. If you want to help in any way their contact information is below. (01) 873 1855 info@friendsoftheelderly.ie To have your story posted on line contact us at info@slp.ie

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