Social isolation and older men – learning from research

Due to an increase in life expectancy and other demographic factors, there is now a larger number of older men and women in our society. At the same time, loneliness and social isolation are increasing. This article draws upon a research project undertaken in 2014 to explore existing services for socially isolated older men in … Continue reading Social isolation and older men – learning from research

Department of Rural and Community Development to provide local authorities with co-funding under the European Commission’s Wifi4EU initiative

Seán Kyne, Minister of State at the Department of Rural and Community Development has today (Tuesday) confirmed that his department will be co-funding local authorities who are successful recipients of vouchers under the EU’s Wifi4EU scheme.  The Wifi4EU scheme is an initiative of the European Commission which will provide funding to local authorities for the … Continue reading Department of Rural and Community Development to provide local authorities with co-funding under the European Commission’s Wifi4EU initiative