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Dan Hurst R.I.P. 1938-2021

Dan Hurst R.I.P.



                   ‘Fear no more the heat o’ the sun

                    Nor the furious winter’s rages;

                    Thou, thy worldly task hast done,

                    Home art gone and ta’en thy wages’


In 2019 DLR Age Friendly Alliance produced a book ‘A Window to my World’ in which ten long time residents in the county looked back on […]

By |April 23rd, 2021|Projects|0 Comments

Research on internet access and ability to use social media in Ireland.

Research on internet access and ability to use social media in Ireland.


Audrey Garrett is an Irish MSC student at Robert Gordon University in Scotland.   Her research is centring on internet access and ability to use social media in Ireland.   I would be most grateful if you could all take just five minutes to complete the […]

By |April 22nd, 2021|News|0 Comments

HSE invites people aged 65-69 to register for their COVID-19 Vaccine

HSE invites people aged 65-69 to register for their COVID-19 AstraZeneca Vaccine


How to register:

For those registering on www.hse.ie for the vaccine you will need;

your PPS number
a mobile phone number and
an email address.

Alternatively people can call HSELive on 1850 24 1850 for assistance with the registration process.


We’re asking people to register on specific days. […]

By |April 15th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Upcoming Training and Consultations

DLR Public Participation Network are offering training that may be of interest to you

There are also a series of consultations on Climate action, dlr tree strategy, dlr Library and dlr Playspaces.

Upcoming – training (limited places)
1. Digital Skills for beginners, in collaboration with dlr County Council – to register for your preferred training session(s), click here


By |April 1st, 2021|News|0 Comments

Framework for Restrictive Measures in Response to COVID-19

Framework for Restrictive Measures in Response to COVID-19

covid 19 five levels

this is an excerpt from the Governments publication “Resilience and Recovery 2020-2021 Plan for Living with COVID-19”. Published on 15/09/2020. The full document can be found here, I hope this is useful.

By |September 16th, 2020|News|0 Comments

DLR COVID 19 community response

DLR Covid 19 Community Response

By |July 22nd, 2020|News|0 Comments

COVID 19 – SeniorLine is a FREEPHONE service

SeniorLine has been the national, confidential listening service for older people, run by trained older volunteers since 1998. This peer-to-peer helpline for older people receives in excess of 10,000 calls per year.

The corona virus is a particular threat to older people and subsequently SeniorLine has put in place a number of protocols to support our […]

By |March 10th, 2020|News|0 Comments

Tea Dance in the Lexicon

Killiney Johnstown Active Retirement Association

Would like to invite you to a Tea Dance as part of the Dun Laoghaire vinyl festival on Saturday 2nd November from 11:30am to 12:30pm in the DLR Lexicon Dun Laoghaire.

By |October 22nd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Festival of Inclusion Friday 4th to Saturday 12th of October – “Celebrating the Generations”

Festival of Inclusion 2019: Celebrating Generations


Diversity Launch of Festival of Inclusion 2019

Fashion Show

For more information phone 01 205 4893 or visit events.dlrcoco.ie

Friday 4th October 3.00pm – 4.00pm

Nutgrove Shopping Centre


International Breakfast Morning

Location: Sandyford Community Centre, Lambscross, Sandyford, Dublin 18

Friday 4th Time: 9.00am

Contact: 01 295 9149


Colours of Navratri

Location: Assembly Hall, County Hall, Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire, Co […]

By |September 17th, 2019|News|0 Comments

dlr Age Well Expo

dlr Age Well Expo


On Sunday June 9th 2019, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council presents the first dlr Age Well Expo in association with the dlr Age Friendly Alliance.  The event will take place in the Pavilion at Leopardstown Racecourse and showcase services and supports available to older people in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. dlr Age Well Expo will […]

By |May 23rd, 2019|News|0 Comments