Social Supports and Activities

Information on Social Supports and Activities around Ireland

  • Bealtaine Festival Annual festival celebrating creativity in older people.
  • Day Centres
    To find out where your nearest day centre is, please contact your local GP or your public health nurse.
  • Older People and Fitness – ‘Go for Life’
    Go for Life runs a national programme of physical activites for older people. There are over 1,000 physical activity leaders around Ireland who participate in this programme. For information visit or
  • Get Dancing!
    Coisceim run dance classes for the over 50’s. This includes drop in classes in five different centres across Dublin. Click here for dance class venues.
  • What about Ballroom dancing?
    Perhaps you would like to have a crack at that. The Irish ballroom & Waltzing Federation is a voluntary dancing organisation that promotes ballroom dancing, old time waltzing and latin dance in Ireland.
  • Get Active!
    Active Retirement Ireland runs activities and events across Ireland. Check what is happening near you.