Age Friendly Limerick 2015-2020 officially declaring Limerick as an Age Friendly location was launched by Minister of State for Primary and Social Care, Kathleen Lynch TD at an event in the South Court Hotel, Raheen, Limerick. Pictured with the Minister of State for Primary and Social Care, Kathleen Lynch TD (centre) are Theresa Donnelly and Anna Curtin, Foynes.
The strategy, led by Limerick City and County Council, was developed by Limerick Age Friendly Alliance in consultation and co-operation with older people in the area.
The Alliance is a voluntary partnership made up of representatives from public sector agencies in the area - Limerick City and County Council, the Health Service Executive, An Garda Síochána, TUSLA Children and Family Service and Limerick Clare Education and Training Board and other organisations that promote a positive approach to ageing. These other agencies include; the Irish Farmers Association, the Irish Country Woman’s Association, Limerick Chamber of Commerce, University of Limerick, the GAA, Dromin Athlacca Voluntary Housing Scheme and St Munchin’s Community Enterprise Centre.
Pic Sean Curtin.