Press Releases

January 18, 2021

Bid Adieu to feeling Blue with ALONE

The organisation encourages older people to reach out and for members of the public to check in on Blue Monday Dublin, 18 January 2021   ALONE, the organisation which supports older people, wants you to Bid Adieu to feeling Blue on what has been labelled as the toughest day of the […]
January 8, 2021

ALONE encourage public to check in on older neighbours as weather takes a colder turn

The organisation is also reminding older people to reach out for assistance if they are struggling during the chilly winter months Dublin, 8 January 2021   ALONE is urging older people to take extra care as temperatures begin to drop during the cold snap in the coming days.  Older people can […]
December 15, 2020

ALONE Volunteers’ Spirit of Giving Inspires McDonnells To Give Back This Christmas As Part of Its ‘As Irish As’ Campaign

This year more than ever, ALONE’s Support & Befriending service has been a lifeline for older and more vulnerable people in communities across Ireland. Throughout 2020 and all of its COVID-related challenges, 1400 trained and Garda-vetted volunteers have offered unwavering friendship and companionship, practical assistance and essential support to those […]
December 11, 2020

ALONE encourages older people to exercise their own judgement and in their best interest when it comes to gatherings this Christmas

The organisation have reported many older people expressing concerns about social interactions this Christmas Dublin, 11 December 2020   ALONE, the organisation that supports older people to age at home, is asking members of the public to be mindful of older people’s concerns, while also respecting their choices, especially if they […]
December 11, 2020

ALONE encourages older people to exercise their own judgement and in their best interest when it comes to gatherings this Christmas

The organisation have reported many older people expressing concerns about social interactions this Christmas Dublin, 11 December 2020   ALONE, the organisation that supports older people to age at home, is asking members of the public to be mindful of older people’s concerns, while also respecting their choices, especially if they […]
December 4, 2020

ALONE and Dublin City Council urge communities to reach out to older people this winter

Lord Mayor launches ALONE and Dublin City Council Cold Weather Initiative Dublin, 4 December 2020   Lord Mayor of Dublin, Hazel Chu, launched Dublin City Council and ALONE’s cold weather campaign outside the Mansion House today. Dublin City Council’s Community Development Section, in association with ALONE, the Gardaí, Dublin Fire Brigade […]
December 4, 2020

ALONE and Dublin City Council urge communities to reach out to older people this winter

Lord Mayor launches ALONE and Dublin City Council Cold Weather Initiative
December 3, 2020

Coca-Cola donates €30,000 to ALONE to help battle loneliness this Christmas

Coca-Cola is donating €30,000 to support ALONE services this Christmas and is asking young people around the country to connect safely with an older person and share a video, image or a story about it on social media using #CokexALONE to inspire others to do the same. 3rd December: Although […]
December 3, 2020

Coca-Cola donates €30,000 to ALONE to help battle loneliness this Christmas

Coca-Cola is donating €30,000 to support ALONE services this Christmas and is asking young people around the country to connect safely with an older person and share a video, image or a story about it on social media using #CokexALONE to inspire others to do the same.
November 30, 2020

Vodafone Ireland Launches the ALONE ‘Gift of Connection’ Appeal

From 1st December to 6th January customers can trade-in old mobile phone devices and allocate a portion of the credit to purchase a new mobile phone for an older person through ALONE.
November 27, 2020

‘Give a Helping Hand’ with ALONE this Christmas

Kathryn Thomas is asking the public to reach out and give a helping hand to older people who may be struggling during the festive season.
November 25, 2020

Christmas FM is back on the airwaves this Saturday meaning it’s officially Christmas!

Christmas FM switches on Christmas in Ireland at midday on Saturday 28th November 2020. Christmas FM wants to “Give the Gift of Home” this year by raising over €200,000 which will go directly to ALONE, a fitting charity partner considering it’s been such a difficult year for our older population
November 18, 2020

The Snug Project

‘The Snug Project’ – charity calendar and limited edition prints pay homage to the Irish pub snug.
November 12, 2020

ALONE encourages older people to stay positive as halfway mark of Level 5 restrictions is reached

The organisation is reminding members of the public to maintain contact with older people in the community
November 4, 2020

ALONE launches Gratitude Campaign thanking older people, staff and supporters

The campaign celebrates the organisation’s work to improve the quality of life for older people across the country
October 21, 2020

ALONE seek to protect the Dignity of older people on Global Dignity Day 2020

The organisation endeavours to empower older people in retaining their dignity as they age. Dublin, 21 October 2020   ALONE, the organisation that supports older people is encouraging members of the public to protect dignity by being mindful of older people in our society on Global Dignity Day, Wednesday 21st October. […]
October 13, 2020

ALONE responds to measures in Budget 2021 for older people

The organisation has highlighted failings for older people in Budget 2021. Dublin, 13th October 2020   ALONE, the organisation that supports older people, has responded to today’s Budget, by welcoming the increased investment in health care for older people but has additionally highlighted some failings of Budget 2021. Seán Moynihan, CEO […]
October 5, 2020

ALONE call on members of the public celebrate the contribution of older people on National Grandparents Day 2020

The organisation is encouraging members of the public to reach out and celebrate older people in their lives who would enjoy some company. Dublin, 5 October 2020:    ALONE, the organisation which supports older people, is asking members of the public to reach out to any older people in their lives […]
October 1, 2020

Irish Gerontological Society & ALONE Willie Bermingham Lecture to take place virtually on UN International Day for Older Persons

ALONE and The Irish Gerontological Society proudly welcome key speaker Executive Director at the World Health Organisation Health Emergencies Programme, Dr Michael Ryan. Dublin, 1 October 2020:    ALONE and the Irish Gerontological Society (IGS) are delighted to present this year’s IGS ALONE Willie Bermingham Lecture, “Changing Horizons in Gerontology – […]
September 29, 2020

‘Together celebrating and connecting older people in our communities with ALONE’

ALONE announce month-long partnership with Guinness across the airwaves Dublin, 29th September 2020:  ALONE, the organisation which supports older people launched their month-long partnership with Media Central’s network of radio and digital brands this week. The partnership is driven primarily through Today FM’s Fergal D’Arcy show, weekdays from 2 – […]

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