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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

Topflight in association with MSC Cruises have invited 5 people and their guest onboard MSC Splendida when this wonderful ship visits Dublin in August. Enjoy a tour of this very impressive ship and see all that MSC Spendida has to offer. You will certainly get a taste for cruising! On the day you will also savour a wonderful lunch onboard with Topflight and MSC Cruises. We look forward to welcoming the winners onboard on Tuesday the 30th August in Dublin Port Remember to keep an eye out on www.topflight.ie to keep up to date on all the latest cruise special…

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Dramatic New Interactive Visitor Experience to tell untold Epic Stories of Irish Diaspora Just opened in the vaults of The chq Building in the heart of Dublin’s docklands and an 8 minute walk from O’Connell Bridge, Epic Ireland is a museum re-imagined. It brings together real-life accounts of some of the most remarkable tales of Irish men and women’s sacrifice, endurance, adventure and discovery the world has ever known and state-of-the-art high-tech installations to create an unforgettable experience for all ages. Designed by Event Communications, the multi-award winning designers of Titanic Belfast, Epic Ireland tells the authentic and epic…

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Dance has been proven to be really good for your mental health never mind fitness and agility. CoisCeim dance company are continuing their Broadreach programme for older people with their series of dance classes.  You can find out all the details HERE. They are currently offering Drop-in Classes in Dublin – more to follow in the autumn. Drop-in Dance Classes – Dublin An enjoyable and relaxing way to stay in shape, each class combines easy stretch exercises and dance sequences which help to maintain flexibility, strength, balance and coordination. Bring a partner or come alone and have fun dancing to…

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ProACT – Major EU Research led by Trinity to Revolutionise Digital Healthcare for Older People  A new, cutting edge digital health technology project led by Trinity College Dublin will enable older people with multiple chronic diseases to self-manage their conditions and to be cared for in their own homes. Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee launched the new digital health research programme ‘ProACT’ today [June 8th] that has been awarded €4.87 million under the European Union’s (EU) Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme. Led by the Trinity Centre for Practice and Healthcare Innovation (TCPHI), the…

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Mairead Robinson discovers the unique charm of this Mediterranean jewel The prestigious New York Times produced a list at the beginning of the year of the top fifty-two countries to visit in 2016. Right up at number three of this international recommended destination list, is the island of Malta. That may come as a surprise to many people considering all the hundreds of exotic countries and islands full of sunshine and culture throughout the world. But here is the thing – Malta has history, heritage and culture in spades; year-round sunshine; world-class hotels and hospitality and above all – it…

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Lorna Hogg explores one of the most attractive counties in England and finds time to visit Cheddar Gorge in neighbouring Somerset Think of the English countryside, and rolling acres, medieval cathedrals, pretty stone villages and ancient sites spring to mind. Look no further than Wiltshire, home to Stonehenge and Salisbury Cathedral. Its big skies, ancient inns and pubs, rolling chalk hills, bustling market towns, and world famous gardens and houses offer multiple choices. It also has a few surprises – where else can you shop in the middle of a prehistoric stone circle , watch cheese mature in a cave,…

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Our heart screening service provides fast, accurate, safe and painless vital heart health information for your customers at your premises in about 20 minutes. The actual pressure in the heart is measured along with the current state of health of the arteries, ie premature ageing, stiffness etc. These are vital indicators that can determine the risk factor for a future serious heart event. Our nutritionist carries out the screenings and can also discuss nutritional and lifestyle changes to the customer if the results so indicates It is a fantastic service to offer your customers as the information is retrieved accurately…

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 Lake Garda SuperSaver Holiday – 7 Nights 3* from €449 If you are considering a holiday that combines rich culture and stunning scenery, then look no further than this Lake Garda SuperSaver Holiday with Travel Department. Situated beneath the striking backdrop of the Dolomite Mountains in Northern Italy, Lake Garda is famous for its Mediterranean climate, blue waters, abundant vegetation and attractive villas and gardens. Upon arrival in Italy, you will be met at the airport by our local representative who will accompany you to your hotel, share some information about the area and suggest activities for you to enjoy…

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SeniorTimes managed to grab a few moments with the popular broadcaster.. As someone who cheerfully admits to have grown up on television, Kathryn Thomas knows her medium of choice can be a demanding one. How demanding? Well, on Valentine Day she ended up working unexpectedly. You sense it might not be the first time. When SeniorTimes catches up with the popular broadcaster, Kathryn is expecting another film crew in the door any minute – par for the course when she and the other members of the Operation Transformation team are the middle of the season. Indeed, it says much for…

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Michael Judd Actor Michael Judd, a professional actor in his mid-50s, has been working in Irish theatre film and TV since the 1980s. Like many others in that decade, he emigrated to the US and the New York stage in particular, where he worked for a period of 14 years. While in New York, he co-founded the theatre company Banba’s Crown with his wife Sinead Colreavy and four other actors. In 2002, he returned to Ireland and has taken on many roles including that of Oscar Wilde in his and Sinead’s own adaptation of Micheál macLiammóir The Importance of Being…

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