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Louth - Participation

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In this section you will find information on the participation of older people in community life in Co. Louth. 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Type of voluntary work, 2006


 

 

                                                                                                                             % of persons aged 15 & over                                             000               


Sporting Social / charitable Religious group
Political / cultural
Other Total Persons
Louth
4.8 5.2 3.9 1.1 3.7 14.9 12.9
Ireland 5.3 5.7 4.2 1.4 4.2 16.4 553.3

Source: Table 3.3 Type of voluntary work by county, 2006 (Regional Quality of Life in Ireland 2008 (CSO))

 

 

PC ownership and Internet access by county, 2006


 

 

                                             % of households                                                                                                         % of households with PC              


PC ownership Broadband Other Internet Access
Louth
56.5 31.3 48.6
Ireland 56.6 35.3 47.1

Source: Table 3.9 PC ownership and Internet access by county, 2006 (Regional Quality of Life in Ireland 2008 (CSO))

 

 

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Voluntary organisations providing older people's services in Louth


 

A.     Voluntary organisations providing older people's services in Louth

 

 

Active Retirement Ireland

 

Name of Organisation
Location Members

Additional

information

Active Retirement Ireland

Ardee,Ferdie House,

Moorehall Retirement Village

40
Active Retirement Ireland

Drogheda,

St. Peter's Parish Hall, Peters Street

40

Visit website

Active Retirement Ireland

Dundalk,

Carroll Mead Hall

120  
Active Retirement Ireland

Faughart Social Group Dundalk,

Community Resource Centre Kilcurry

58 Visit website
Active Retirement Ireland

Lann-Leire & District

Dunleer Recreation Centre

59  

Source: Active Retirement Ireland website (http://www.fara.ie/groups/groups.php)

 

Alzheimer Society of Ireland

 

Name of Organisation
Location
Alzheimer Society of Ireland

Louth Home Care Service,

Unit 5A. Clermont Business Park, Haggardstown, Dundalk, Co Louth

Alzheimer Society of Ireland

'The Birches' Alzheimer Day Care Centre,

Priorland Road, Dundalk, Co Louth

Alzheimer Society of Ireland

Dundalk Support Group,

'The Birches' Alzheimer Day Care Centre
Priorland Road, Dundalk, Co Louth

Alzheimer Society of Ireland Drogheda Branch Office
C/O St Laurence's Gate, Drogheda, Co Louth
Alzheimer Society of Ireland Dundalk Branch Office
C/O The Birches Day Care Centre, Priorland Rd, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Alzheimer Society of Ireland Drogheda Day Care
St Laurence's Gate, Drogheda, Co Louth
Alzheimer Society of Ireland Drogheda Support Group
St Laurence's Gate, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Alzheimer Society of Ireland The Society does not operate a Social Club in Louth at this time.

Source: The Alzheimer Society of Ireland website (http://www.alzheimer.ie/eng/We-Can-Help/Co.-Louth-Services)

 

 

Arthritis Ireland

 

Name of Organisation
Location
Arthritis Ireland
Currently has no branches in Co.Louth

Source: Arthritis Ireland website (http://www.arthritisireland.ie/network/locations.php)

 

 

B.     NGOs funded by the HSE

 

  1. Alzheimer Day Care , Dundalk 
  2. Alzheimer Day Care , Drogheda
  3. Ardee Active Retirement 
  4. Ardee Day Care Centre
  5. Carroll Mead House, Dundalk
  6. Carlingford Red Cross
  7. Corduff Active Retirement
  8. Deliver A Dinner
  9. Drogheda Comm Services,  
  10. Drogheda Active Senior Citizens
  11. Drogheda Rotary Club
  12. Drogheda Senior Citizens Interest Group
  13. Dundalk Active Retirement
  14. Dundalk Carers Association
  15. Dundalk Social Services
  16. Faughart Senior Citizens
  17. Ferdia Social Security Group, Ardee
  18. Holy Family
  19. Kilsaran Senior Citizens
  20. Leisure Time Group
  21. National Association for the Deaf
  22. Omeath Active Retirement
  23. Pennisula Day Care, Carlingford
  24. St Gerard Senior Citizens , Dundalk
  25. Yellowbatter Elderly Group, Drogheda

  

 

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