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Carlow Age Friendly County

If you are looking for an Application form or Council Document you will find them in the All Publications section of this website or alternatively if you are looking for a Community document or Applications form you can find it in Community Documents & Forms section of this website

The 2011 Census reported 16.1% of Carlow’s population to be over the age of 60.

Reflecting the demographic change, the Government made a commitment to prepare a National Positive Ageing Strategy to better recognise the position of older people in Irish Society.

Strategy and Action Plan

The age friendly plan of action has been developed as a result of consultation with the older people of Carlow and with the agencies and service providers involved in the delivery of services to older adults throughout the County. Having listened to the views, thoughts and opinions of all and by researching models of good practice in creating age friendly environments we have developed Carlow’s Age Friendly County Strategy.

Our Vision

Carlow through its involvement in the Age Friendly County Initiative will lead the way, showing how people of all ages benefit when communities are designed to be age friendly and where older people live life to their greatest potential.

  1. County Carlow will be a great place to grow old in, enjoyed and appreciated by everyone.
  2. Carlow will be a county that enables its people to age with security, dignity and the capacity to participate as citizens to their fullest potential.

Further Information

For further information or queries, please feel free to contact us.

Margaret Moore
Carlow County Council
Phone 059 9136201 or Email [email protected]

Fiona Dunne
Kilkenny and Carlow Education and Training Board
Phone 059 9179376 or Email [email protected]