Budget 2022 missed opportunity to make Ireland a country fairer for old and young alike’, says ALONE

October 12th, 2021

 

The organisation made the comment in response to Budget 2022

 


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Irish Travel Trade Shows rescheduled for April 2022

October 11th, 2021

 

Ireland’s largest Travel Trade Shows to take place in Cork and Dublin


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‘Pension age increase re-writes the social contract in Ireland’, says ALONE

October 9th, 2021

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people at home, has today said that it rejects the recommendation from the Pensions Commission on increasing the State Pension age. The Commission recommended that the State Pension be increased, on a gradual basis, to 68 years of age.

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Official trailer for new Irish comedy Deadly Cuts launched today

October 6th, 2021

Wildcard Distribution have launched the official trailer for new Dublin-set comedy DEADLY CUTS to coincide with the announcement that the film will hit cinemas nationwide on Friday 8th October.  
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Airlines commit to respecting EU consumer rights

October 1st, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association welcomes the announcement of the European Commission and the Consumer Protection Cooperation Network regarding commitments made by 16 major European airlines on their cancellation and reimbursement practices. This outcome is a result of a collective action launched by CPC authorities in February 2021.

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ALONE Says Five Euro Increase to Pension Is Unacceptable

September 17th, 2021

‘In no uncertain terms will a €5 increase in the State Pension be acceptable’

ALONE says Budget 2022 must deliver on commitment made by government at setting the State Pension at 34% of average earnings


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‘Fuel Allowance accounted for with fees, taxes and increased charges’, says ALONE

September 13th, 2021

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people to age at home, today called on government to extend the Fuel Allowance season to 32-weeks and increase the payment by €4 per week. The organisation’s call comes against the backdrop of dramatic increases in fuel prices over 2021, placing many older people at greater risk of fuel poverty.
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On Yer Bike at Pedalpalooza Dublin!

September 12th, 2021

Dublin City Council proudly presents Pedalpalooza, a FREE cycling event for all, taking place today, Sunday, from 1pm to 5pm in Fairview Park as part of National Bike Week. Pedalpalooza aims to celebrate and promote the benefits of cycling through workshops, entertaining talks and fun activities.
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Get on your bike at Pedalpalooza Dublin!

September 6th, 2021

Dublin City Council proudly presents Pedalpalooza, a FREE cycling event for all, taking place Sunday 12th of September from 1pm to 5pm in Fairview Park. Pedalpalooza aims to celebrate and promote the benefits of cycling through workshops, entertaining talks and fun activities.
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‘Housing for All must deliver for ageing demographic’, says ALONE

September 3rd, 2021

ALONE, the organisation that supports older people to age at home, has broadly welcomed the government’s new housing strategy, ‘Housing for All – A New Housing Plan for Ireland’, which was announced earlier today.
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