Cork man Pat Kelly was forced to quit the workforce due to back injury and went on to be a full-time carer for 25 years. Now, however, he is struggling to maintain a basic standard of living. Here he tells his story.
Post Offices are often regarded as the ‘hub’ business in communities. Postmasters claim that Government policy is closing them down and Blanchardstown Postmaster Geoff Boyle explains the challenges faced.
The Irish Times today (August 31st, 2015) leads with a story that a Government working group is reviewing the travel scheme for older people, and that state transport providers are seeking the reintroduction of peak-time travel restrictions.