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The Garda Older Persons Association

Who is GOPA ?
The Garda Older Persons Association (GOPA) committee was established to help deliver a

policing service which addresses the needs of older people.

GOPA is a Public Consultation Committee which has representatives from local statutory and

voluntary agencies and those with an interest in older people needs, like you!

The objectives of this committee are to ensure […]

By |July 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Making Connections

Summer News 2016
Welcome to Making Connections
We held three volunteer induction meetings so far this year thanks to the amazing response from our New Year call to action. Welcome to all the new befriending volunteers who have recently joined team Making Connections. Since then, new friendships are blossoming with people sharing a range of activities and […]

By |June 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Supports for people Living with Dementia

HSE CHO 6 Dublin South Living Well with Dementia invite you to the following:


HSE Supports for people Living with Dementia /or concerned about memory.


Who can you turn to for help?

Date: Monday 18th April 2016

Time: 7.00pm-9.00pm

Venue: Oatland’s College, Stillorgan, Co Dublin.


Following a diagnosis of dementia, carers and families engage with a range of health-care […]

By |April 12th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Active 4 All

Press Release

6th April 2016

Are you over 55 and living in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown? If so why not come along to an ‘Active 4 All’ event where you can try new activities and have fun while getting some exercise.

On the 10th and 11th May dlr Sports Partnership are teaming up with Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and […]

By |April 11th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Would you like to help educate Ireland’s future Doctors ?


The School of Medicine in Trinity

College Dublin would like your help!


Would you like to help educate

Ireland’s future Doctors?


We are looking for volunteers to be

interviewed by our first year medical students. This interview would last about 45mins.


For more information send email to

Evan on blakeev@tcd.ie

or call 01-8963069


By |March 7th, 2016|News|0 Comments


Press Release
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council
03 March 2016
Do you know someone who selflessly volunteers their time to help their community, group or club and think they should be recognised for their efforts?
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is now inviting nominations to honour those whose exceptional efforts as volunteers have made a difference to […]

By |March 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Enterprise Week, from March 7th to 11th

Enterprise Week, from March 7th to 11th
Here is an outline of some of the events that are happening during Enterprise Week.

Maureen Gaffney will be a key note speaker for a conference on Tues. 8th. She’s a great speaker and think she has relevance for people of all ages, we also have an event on […]

By |February 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Senior Start Your Own Business programme –

Senior Start Your Own Business programme –
Igniting Entrepreneurship in the Experienced Economy
This 2 day Senior Start Your Own Business Programme ‘Igniting Entrepreneurship in the Experienced Economy’ will take place on Friday 11th and 18th March in the Nutgrove Enterprise Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14 (9.30am-4.30pm each day). The cost is only €100 per participant.


Please find a […]

By |January 15th, 2016|News|0 Comments