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Age Action Ireland

Library

 

The Age Action library, located in our Camden Street Office (30-31 Lower Camden Street, Dublin 2), is the largest reference library in the Republic dedicated to the issue of ageing and older people to which the public have access. Members of the public can access more than 4,000 books, published and unpublished reports, journals, conference proceedings, videos and a large collection of grey literature on:

  • healthy ageing
  • retirement living 
  • health 
  • lifelong learning 
  • older people and advocacy 
  • crime 
  • elder abuse 
  • volunteerism 
  • finance 
  • housing 
  • older women
  • leisure activities

Some of our most recent acquisitions have included: 

Recent Acquisitions: July 2010

Title:

What Would Ma Say?

Author:

Kathleen Doyle

Publisher:

Poolbeg Press

Year:

2009

ISBN:

978-1-84223 400-6

Price:

€15.99

 

 

Title:

End of Life Care for Older People in Acute and Long-Stay Care Settings in Ireland

Author:

Eamon O’Shea; Kathy Murphy; Philip Larkin; (et al)

Publisher:

National Council on Ageing and Older People & Hospice Friendly Hospitals Programme

Year:

2008

ISBN:

1-900378-54-X

 

 

Title:

No Place Like Home: Domiciliary care services for older people

Author:

Virpi Timonen, Martha Doyle; David Prendergast

Publisher:

Social Policy and Ageing Research Centre Trinity College Dublin

Year:

2006

ISBN:

978-1-905785-01-8

 

 

Title:

Planning for Progress and Fairness: Policies to ensure economic development, social equity and sustainability

Author:

CORI

Publisher:

CORI Justice

Year:

2008

ISBN:

978-872335-67-4

Price:

€12.50

 

 

Title:

The Role and Future Development of Supportive Housing for Older People in Ireland

Author:

Kevin Cullen; Sarah Delaney and Ciarán Dolphin

Publisher:

National Council on Ageing and Older People

Year:

2007

ISBN:

1-900378-53-1

Price:

€25

 

The library is open from 9.30am-5:30pm (closed for lunch 1:00pm - 2:00pm) Monday to Friday by appointment only. To make an appointment to visit please contact a member of the Information and Publications team on (01) 475 6989 or email library@ageaction.ie. We welcome researchers, third-level students as well as pupils of second-level schools and members of the general public interested in ageing issues.