Dublin Branch RMA - TUI
To RMA Members
I N V I T A T I O N
Teachers’ Club – 36 Parnell Square – Dublin
Friday 27th October 2023 - 11.00am.
THE BENEFITS OF VOLUNTEERING.
By Mary Friel
Mary Friel retired from CDETB in 2014 having been a principal for her final 14 years. Mary developed her interest in mediation initially as a TUI area officer and Executive member.
Having trained as a Mediator in 2012 and later doing a Masters in Mediation & Conflict Studies Mary has worked in schools and volunteered in the community as a Mediator. She also volunteers with PACE (an arm of the probation services) working with ex-offenders.
Short Tea/Coffee Break
AGEISM IN IRELAND
A SUMMARY OF THREE RECENT REPORTS
By Dore Fischer
Dore Fischer is our Dublin Branch Committee Equality Officer. She is also a member of the Research Advisory Group of Age & Opportunity which is one of the 7 members of the Age Alliance Ireland.
Dore's presentation will be based on three different report:
1. Is Ageism ever acceptable? Significant themes emerging from five online Citizens’ Assemblies (August 2021)
2. Telling it like it is: Combating Ageism – a Snapshot (January 2023)
3. Rights and Duty: The voice of older persons as Rights Holders (September 2023)
Dore was a member of the advisory group for these assemblies and also participated in one of them.
Chair Kevin O’Farrell
Joint Sec. Eamonn Kerrigan
Joint Sec. Daithí Mac an Aircinn
Is it necessary to book? Please do, it is helpful to know who and how many to expect.
Heads up would be appreciated:-eamonnkerrigan@gmail.
You are welcome to invite a companion.