Irish Times PFIZER Health Forum
On June 1st four members of the Ballinasloe Active Retirement attended a debate on “The Ignored Demographic: Older People in Ireland” at NUI Galway. Fintan O’Toole, Assistant Editor of the Irish Times chaired the meeting. The speakers were Áine Brady TD (Minister for State with responsibility for Older People), Dr. Shaun O’Keeffe (Consultant in Geriatric Medicine), Robin Webster (CEO, Age Action) and Maureen Kavanagh (CEO, Active Retirement Ireland). This debate was organised by the Irish Senior Citizens Parliament. Representing Ballinasloe Active Retirement were Jimmy Crehan, Bridie Loughman, Anne Killeen and Douglas Rafter.