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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

Written and starring Rose Henderson and Pat Nolan  Touring Spring 2020 Tom and Trish have celebrated their Silver Wedding Anniversary but what happens when he wakes up with a strange woman beside him and she tells him she’s his wife? What does Trish do when she realises the person she loves is losing his mind. Faced with life-changing challenges, Trish has to make a choice, which she does, armed only with humour, music and love. Originally developed for Fishamble’s Show in a Bag, Take Off Your Cornflakes is a funny, tender heart-warming joy, with Dad jokes so bad you’ll break your heart laughing. Created by and starring Rose Henderson and Pat Nolan…

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Alan and Averil undertook a retirement course with the RPCI. Here they talk about what it meant to them. Alan worked with PermanentTSB for forty-two years before retiring in September 2019.  Avril continues to work as a nurse and is considering her retirement options. Alan, how did you feel about taking retirement? What was the impetus to do the RPCI course? The impetus was to be organised and to know a little bit more about the opportunities that are available in this state of retirement. I don’t look on myself as being retired. I’ve just moved on to another phase…

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Peter Dowdall on the reliability of winter shrubs and trees for much-needed colour One of the lovely things about living in this part of the world is that the world outside never stays the same, we have seasons and it is the changing of the seasons that makes gardening here so much more than just a chore, it gives us a connection to the garden. At this time of year as the natural world outside is grinding to a halt and the clever animals are preparing for hibernation so too do we head for the cover of indoors and that…

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One of the main lessons I’ve learned on my journey through life is that when I find the courage to follow my heart it always works out for the best. Over eight years ago I realised that I wasn’t cut out for administration duties and worked better when dealing with customers. By finding the courage to leave secure employment and take a risk setting up Twoheartsmeet dating agency I embraced a completely different career path. By going past the fear of becoming self-employed and showing courage to follow my heart I opened myself up to the possibility of doing something…

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If not now, then when? Kids all grown up, now you have plenty of free time, this is the moment to put yourself first. The Camino de Santiago is one of those special places that really changes your life. It’s the beginning of a new chapter; your milestone holiday. All roads lead to Santiago! The Camino Frances, Camino Portugues, Camino del Norte, Camino Primitivo… The Camino de Santiago, one of the top travel destinations for 2020, is more than one single route and it suits people of all ages and fitness levels. You can do it at your own pace,…

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Flannery’s Hotel in Galway is a 3-star hotel with that feeling of a 4 star. Flannery’s Hotel is easy to find just outside Galway City. The most important features of the hotel are the beautiful bedrooms, lovely staff and fabulous food. The hotel has 134 bedrooms which are ideal for relaxing in after a day of discovering Galway City’s sights. Each bedroom is tastefully decorated, warm and inviting. Free Wi-Fi, TV, en suite bathroom and tea/coffee making facilities are available in each room Flannery’s Hotel offers a wide variety of food offerings from both Galwegians Restaurant and Frankie’s Bar and…

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Canada is the second largest country in the world and has more lakes than all the other countries combined. From exploring the Rockies on the west coast to the discovering the cosmopolitan cities on the east, a holiday in the Great White North offers the perfect blend of natural attractions, culture and history. Plus, the locals are famous for being very warm, friendly and polite! Check out our selection of the destinations you must visit during your holiday in Canada. Niagara Falls Located on the US-Canadian border, Niagara Falls is a natural beauty consisting of three waterfalls; the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and the…

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