We are looking for stories about inspiring people!

Do you feel that your life, or the life of someone you know, illustrates our mantra that ‘Life is for Living’? Then share this story with us!

We are looking for inspiring Irish residents over 50. Some of the most inspirational people will be featured in a book commemorating Age & Opportunity's 25th anniversary.

We are looking for accounts of the extraordinary in the ordinary, says Catherine Rose, CEO of Age & Opportunity. Whether you have dedicated your life to caring for others, climbed the highest mountain, championed positive change in your local area or demonstrated that that age is no barrier to pursuing your dreams, we want to hear from you. We’re keen for family members and friends to put candidates forward too – this is a celebration of our diverse older population and we want to include everyone, creating an inspiring piece of literature where Irish celebrities and ordinary heroes rub shoulders.

To enter, simply email a story of no more than 800 words to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Alternatively if you would like to tell your story and get someone else to write it you can call Sabina at 01 8057709. The deadline for completed stories is Friday October 18th at 5pm.

The book will be launched at the beginning of 2014.

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