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Celebrate Positive Ageing Week 2018 at Ballinamore Library

October 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Positive Ageing Week with Niall de Burca
Positive Ageing Week

In celebration of Positive Ageing Week 2018, Leitrim Library Service hosts a very special storytelling event with Niall de Búrca in Ballinamore Library on Tuesday October 2nd 2018.

Active age groups, Women’s groups, Men’s Shed members, creative writing groups, are all welcome to this opportunity to engage with one of Ireland’s finest storytellers.


If you are interested in Leitrim’s Age Friendly Strategy 2017-2020 – CLICK HERE

<ichael Harding at the launch of the 2017 Leitrim Age Friendly Strategy
Michael Harding at the launch of the 2017 Leitrim Age Friendly Strategy


For more on Positive Ageing Week and Age Action –  CLICK HERE

The Leitrim Age Friendly County Alliance ensures that all the relevant agencies work together to promote and maintain the best possible health and well being of older people and to make County Leitrim itself a great place to grow old in. It aims to increase the participation of older people in the social, economic and cultural life of Leitrim for everyone’s benefit, improve the health and well being of older people in the county and show how services and supports for older people can be made more responsive, caring, professional and accessible through imaginative and cost effective partnership working.

OPC 2017

Leitrim Older Person’s Council is made up of representatives from active age groups from all over the county, and it has three representatives on the Age Friendly Alliance, ensuring that the Alliance is kept up to date with older people’s needs.

For further information, please contact Suzanne Duffy, Age Friendly Co-Ordinator, Leitrim County Council on 071-96 20005 or email: community@leitrimcoco.ie

The Age Friendly County Initiative is based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Age-Friendly Cities Framework and Guidelines, which were developed by 33 cities from across the world and involved a major consultation with older people. Every county authority in Ireland has now signed up to the “Dublin Declaration” making Ireland the first official Age Friendly country amongst WHO member countries. Leitrim County Council endorsed the “Dublin Declaration” WHO Age Friendly County Initiative, which formally links the Initiative to the WHO.




October 2, 2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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