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Volunteer Maureen Cullinane on the power of staying busy, learning the Irish language and life lessons from Steve Jobs!

Maureen Cullinane | Age Action | Volunteering for charity in Ireland
Written by: Maureen Cullinane
Age Action Getting Started Volunteer

Maureen Cullinane is 72 but instead of taking it easy, the Cork woman is learning the Irish language, making radio documentaries, hating housework and channelling her inner Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg to train her peers as part of Age Action’s Getting Started computer training. She writes about her experiences for the Age Action blog.

What matters most at the end of your life? Have your say in a new survey by the Irish Hospice Foundation

Irish Hospice Foundation Have Your Say survey on death, dying and bereavement in Ireland
Written by: Sharon Foley
CEO, The Irish Hospice Foundation

Sharon Foley, CEO of the Irish Hospice Foundation, writes a special blog for Age Action to draw attention to a national survey where Irish people share their beliefs and wishes on dying, death and bereavement. The survey will form the basis of a new "Irish Charter on Dying, Death and Bereavement" to be published next year.