Author: Senior Times

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

Online shopping is proving to be a lifeline for one Kerry based seafood company Kerry based company, Star Seafoods, is embracing increasing customer demand for online shopping and has diversified into an online direct operation, delivering to homes throughout Ireland. Its fleet of fully refrigerated vans are a familiar sight cris-crossing the country as they deliver succulent salmon, hake, cod as well as crab, scallops and juicy prawns as well as a whole host of other fishy delights. It has attracted over 10,000 loyal customers in record short time and has been such a success that it has plans to…

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Legendary TV and Radio presenter Mike Murphy and Booker Prize winning author John Banville discuss books, short stories, poetry collections and more in this two man book club. The SeniorTimes Series 2 Podcasts are sponsored by the HSE, Doro and Expressway

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Broadcaster Maia Dunphy calls on people of Ireland to get worrying coughs checked as lung cancer may hide behind Covid-19 and flu this winter The world’s first cough checker phone-line has been launched today to help catch lung cancer out and encourage the public to call their GP if they have concerns. Lung cancer symptoms may be hiding behind COVID-19 and flu this coughing season, which could lead to further cases of late-stage diagnosis, according to the Marie Keating Foundation. The Foundation has teamed up with Maia Dunphy to call on the people of Ireland to catch out lung cancer…

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The latest Senior Times Classical Collection, hosted by John Low in association with Naxos Music, is a three-hour Beethoven special tracing the life and the work of arguably the most influential mind in Western music.  This podcast covers his early days in his native Bonn  to his successes  and finally his death in Vienna in 1827.  Music include the first piano concerto, symphonies 4, 6, 8, and 9, his Archduke trio, one of his violin romances, his septet, and his Appassionata piano sonata.  A must for all Beethoven fans!

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If there is one certainty to take from 2020, it has forced life to slow down on all levels – from cancelled communions and holidays, to the entire country shutting down. For lots of people, this has been a hugely difficult adjustment to make, but a sense of normalcy is creeping in. Unfortunately, for many people our feelings of isolation and worries about the future are now being accentuated as we head into longer nights. However, the lack of obligations and distractions is presenting a new opportunity for each of us – the opportunity to learn something new. Unbeknownst to…

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Although travel news in general continues to be grim, if you have ever considered spending an extended stay on the Costa del Sol in the Winter months, now may be a great opportunity to do that! We recently spoke to Mark Wardell, General Manager of the popular Irish-owned Sunset Beach Club hotel, to ask about the plans for the upcoming months. “Firstly and most importantly we will be open for the whole Winter period. Obviously we are expecting a much quieter season than usual, and the ambience at Sunset Beach Club is more subdued than we are accustomed to because…

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Following the success of the launch edition of the Senior Times Classical Collection podcast, in association with Naxos Music, a second edition has been released – with over three hours of great music! This edition features works by Mendelssohn, Gilbert & Sullivan, Schubert,  Ravel, Mozart, Smetana, Bruch, Haydn, Strauss, Bizet, Delibes, Chopin, Brahms, Donizetti, Beethoven, Boccherini, Handel, Hummel,  Richard Strauss and Johann Strauss. 4,300 listens and growing! There’s something to suit all tastes: symphonies, concertos, opera, ballet, waltzes and much more

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