Press Releases

May 17, 2019

ALONE and the Irish Gerontological Society lead discussion on ageing in Ireland

Friend of ALONE, Vincent Browne, acted as moderator for today’s symposium Dublin, 17th May 2019  ALONE and the Irish Gerontological Society have partnered to lead a discussion on ageing in Ireland. The symposium titled ‘Living Well in Our Community – Opportunities and Challenges’ was moderated by friend of ALONE and […]
May 13, 2019

ALONE celebrates National Volunteering Week

PRESS RELEASE ALONE celebrates National Volunteering Week ALONE volunteers make more than 35,000 visits to older people and give countless hours of practical and emotional support each year Dublin, 13th May 2019 ALONE, the charity that supports older people, is celebrating all those who dedicate their time to helping older […]
April 26, 2019

ALONE encourage public to check in on older neighbours as Munster prepares for orange weather warning

PRESS RELEASE ALONE encourage public to check in on older neighbours as Munster prepares for orange weather warning Dublin, 26th April 2019 ALONE is urging older people to take extra care following the status orange weather warning issued for all of Munster by Met Éireann in preparation of Storm Hannah. […]
April 26, 2019

ALONE encourage public to check in on older neighbours as for yellow weather warning issued

PRESS RELEASE ALONE encourage public to check in on older neighbours as for yellow weather warning issued Dublin, 26th April 2019 ALONE is urging older people to take extra care following the status yellow weather warning issued for Connacht, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Wexford, Wicklow, Offaly, Donegal, Tipperary and […]
April 17, 2019

ALONE welcomes announcement of €3M to tackle loneliness

PRESS RELEASE ALONE welcomes announcement of €3M to tackle loneliness The Loneliness Taskforce, established by ALONE and Sen. Keith Swanick, called for investment and responsibility of loneliness allocated to a specific Minister in June 2018 Dublin, 17th April 2019 ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, […]
April 16, 2019

ALONE and the Irish Gerontological Society partner to present ‘Living Well in Our Community – Opportunities and Challenges’

Friend of ALONE, Vincent Browne, will moderate the symposium on 17th May 2019 Dublin 16th April 2019 ALONE, the charity which supports older people to age at home, has partnered with the Irish Gerontological Society to present a symposium titled ‘Living Well in Our Community – Opportunities and Challenges’. The […]
April 2, 2019

ALONE calls on Dubliners to support older people as the first ever ‘ALONE Donation Day’ takes place on Thursday 4th April

 The charity will be fundraising across the city throughout the day with the help of Patrick ‘Rala’ O’Reilly   Dublin 26th March 2019   ALONE, the charity which supports older people to age at home, is asking Dubliners to give generously to volunteers fundraising across the city and for supporters nationwide […]
February 27, 2019

ALONE respond to Government’s Housing for Older People policy statement

Charity for older people has welcomed the report Dublin, 27th February 2019  ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, has told Minister for Older People, Jim Daly TD, that they have welcomed the policy statement ‘Housing Options for Our Ageing Population’ published today, as he paid […]
February 27, 2019

Minister Jim Daly views ALONE’s BConnect assistive technology

The Minister for Older People visited the charity’s head office today Dublin, 27th February 2019 The Minister for Older People, Jim Daly, today visited the office of ALONE, the charity which supports older people to age at home, to meet with the team bringing BConnect assistive technology to older people. […]
February 22, 2019

ALONE launch BConnect technology pilot for older people living in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon

The charity has received €169,365 funding under the Dormant Accounts Fund Action Plan Galway, 22nd February 2019  ALONE, the charity which supports older people to age at home, has announced a pilot programme to provide its BConnect supportive technology to 60 older people in Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. The programme […]
January 29, 2019

ALONE encourage public to check in on older neighbours as yellow weather warning updated

PRESS RELEASE Dublin, 29th January 2019   ALONE is urging older people to take extra care following the status yellow weather warning issued nationwide by Met Éireann. Significant accumulations of snow and temperatures as low as -3C are expected as part of the warning, which is in place from Tuesday morning […]
January 28, 2019

Tony Gunning Art Shop raises €11,784 for ALONE

Charity pop up shop sells hundreds of paintings to support older people Dublin, 24th January  ALONE, the charity that supports older people, today closed its Tony Gunning art pop-up shop which raised €11,784 for the charity. The store, located on the third floor of Dublin’s Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre, has […]
December 20, 2018

Give the gift of friendship this Christmas

ALONE urges the public to reach out to older people spending Christmas alone Dublin, 19th December 2018  ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is asking members of the public to give the gift of friendship this Christmas and into the New Year. The charity is […]
December 5, 2018

Warm the heart of an older neighbour this winter

PRESS RELEASE Lord Mayor launches ALONE and Dublin City Council Cold Weather Initiative Dublin, 5th December 2018  The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring, launched Dublin City Council and ALONE’s cold weather campaign outside the newly opened Butlers Chocolate Café, 51 Dawson Street today. Dublin City Council’s Community Development Section, […]
November 28, 2018

Have a Laugh for Loneliness with ALONE this Christmas

PRESS RELEASE Katherine Lynch is asking the public to reach out and have a laugh with older people spending Christmas alone  Dublin, 27th November 2018 ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, today launched their Christmas campaign which asks individuals to reach out to older people […]
November 19, 2018

One in Three Older people in Ireland Live Alone: SuperValu Encourages More Time for Chat as it Supports ALONE in Tackling Loneliness in Communities this Christmas

Thursday, November 15th, 2018: Christmas can be a very lonely time for many, so SuperValu is set to help address this by supporting ALONE and raise funds to support people who are suffering from loneliness this Christmas. With statistics indicating that there will be over 300,000 people over the age […]
October 29, 2018

Brendan O’Carroll asks public to ‘Have a Laugh for Loneliness’ in aid of ALONE

PRESS RELEASE  Charity initiative hopes to support befriending and outreach across Ireland Dublin, 29th October 2018  Comedian and actor, Brendan O’Carroll, and his wife and co-star, Jenny Gibney, are calling on the public to ‘Have a Laugh for Loneliness’ in aid of ALONE, the charity that supports older people to […]
October 23, 2018

ALONE doubles number of older people supported and volunteers, as donations rise just 15%

ALONE’s 2017 Annual Report can be viewed here: Annual_Report_2017   Dublin, 23rd October 2017 ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, launched its Annual Report today which showed a 100% increase in both the number of older people availing of ALONE services and the number of volunteers […]
October 11, 2018

ALONE encourage public to check in on older neighbours as orange weather warning issued

PRESS RELEASE  Dublin, 11th October 2018  ALONE, the charity which supports older people, is urging older people to take extra care following the status orange weather warnings by Met Éireann as Storm Callum is expected to hit Ireland later today. Strong winds of 130km/h and coastal flooding are expected in […]
October 10, 2018

This World Mental Health Day, ALONE encourages older people to reach out

PRESS RELEASE   Dublin, 10th October 2018  This World Mental Health Day on 10th October, ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, is urging older people to reach out and talk if they are in need of support surrounding loneliness and mental health. The charity is […]

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