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#Ageism

# ageism - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Older people felt 'cancelled' during Covid-19 due to Ireland's 'endemic' ageism, report finds
# Ageism
# Ageism

Older people felt 'cancelled' during Covid-19 due to Ireland's 'endemic' ageism, report finds

Jul 29th 2021, 6:20 AM 16,220 Views 43 Comments

The report says older people’s health deteriorated during the pandemic and the incidence of depression rose.

# ageism - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Sunday Business Post ad about 'young and dynamic team of journalists' was ageist, watchdog rules
# ASAI
# ASAI

Sunday Business Post ad about 'young and dynamic team of journalists' was ageist, watchdog rules

Jun 26th 2019, 11:05 AM 10,383 Views 18 Comments

A complaint about a radio ad for the newspaper was made to the ASAI.

# ageism - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'The age issue is massively overblown in GAA' - Liam Rushe
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From The42
# Ageism

'The age issue is massively overblown in GAA' - Liam Rushe

Oct 31st 2018, 7:05 AM 13,438 Views 0 Comments

Dublin star Rushe is hopeful the evergreen Conal Keaney will play with Dublin next season.

# ageism - Monday 23 April, 2018

UCD ordered to pay academic €30,000 after commission finds it denied her a job because of her age
# Ageism
# Ageism

UCD ordered to pay academic €30,000 after commission finds it denied her a job because of her age

Apr 23rd 2018, 9:43 AM 21,211 Views 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission also ordered the university to promote Dr Anne Cleary (64) to the role of senior lecturer, having passed her over for the job in 2015.

# ageism - Monday 6 February, 2017

'There is often a stigma that people in their 50s, who are out of work, are waiting it out until retirement'
# Ageist Ireland?
# Ageist Ireland?

'There is often a stigma that people in their 50s, who are out of work, are waiting it out until retirement'

Feb 6th 2017, 6:30 AM 1,936 Views 27 Comments

There needs to be a cultural shift when it comes to employing older people, writes Tom Neville TD.

# ageism - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Oireachtas group backs scrapping of compulsory retirement age
# Ageism
# Ageism

Oireachtas group backs scrapping of compulsory retirement age

Dec 10th 2015, 1:51 PM 10,196 Views 16 Comments

The committee heard during public consultation that the imposition of mandatory retirement is “deeply ageist”.

# ageism - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Is Jennifer Lawrence way too young for her latest film role? The internet seems to think so
# J-law
From The Daily Edge
# J-law

Is Jennifer Lawrence way too young for her latest film role? The internet seems to think so

Aug 19th 2015, 4:49 PM 11,553 Views 7 Comments

Not everyone is on board with her casting in the film Joy.

# ageism - Monday 12 January, 2015

No over-27s need apply... Nicholas Anelka told he's too old to play in Algeria
# Slick Nick
From The42
# Slick Nick

No over-27s need apply... Nicholas Anelka told he's too old to play in Algeria

Jan 12th 2015, 4:04 PM 7,370 Views 3 Comments

Anelka has been thwarted in his attempt to play in Algeria.

# ageism - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Opinion: Ageism is far too prevalent, we need a cultural shift in how older people are perceived
# Older People
# Older People

Opinion: Ageism is far too prevalent, we need a cultural shift in how older people are perceived

Jul 30th 2014, 8:00 AM 607 Views 24 Comments

Older adults are too often seen as ‘burden’ rather than people who helped build societies and economies.

# ageism - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Poll: Does a politician's age matter?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Does a politician's age matter?

Jul 2nd 2014, 9:15 AM 8,185 Views 69 Comments

Is a call for fresh blood ageism? Or just a desire to see change?

# ageism - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Department of Health 'illegally' put age limit on disability allowance
# Equality
# Equality

Department of Health 'illegally' put age limit on disability allowance

Oct 25th 2012, 8:07 AM 6,804 Views 28 Comments

The Ombudsman found that the 66-year age limit on Mobililty Allowance Scheme for people with a severe disability has been illegal – and the department has known this for the past four years.

# ageism - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Actress suing IMDb for revealing that she is 40
# Ageism
From The Daily Edge
# Ageism

Actress suing IMDb for revealing that she is 40

Oct 19th 2011, 12:50 PM 2,633 Views 27 Comments

An actress, who (unsurprisingly) wishes to remain anonymous, has filed a lawsuit against IMDb’s parent company, Amazon, for revealing that she is “over the hill” – her words, not ours.

# ageism - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Former BBC presenter wins age discrimination case
# Media
# Media

Former BBC presenter wins age discrimination case

Jan 11th 2011, 4:37 PM 606 Views 0 Comments

Ex-Countryfile presenter Miriam O’Reilly has won an employment tribunal against the BBC on the grounds of ageism, following her dismissal when the programme was moved to a primetime slot.