IGS Public Lecture: Reopening Ireland

IGS Public Lecture: Reopening Ireland after COVID-19 – Vaccines, Variants, Life Style Behaviours and Communities

Date: Wednesday 21 April 2021
Venue: Online event 3-4.30 p.m.
Organised by: Irish Gerontological Society
The impact of COVID-19 on the physical, mental, emotional and social wellbeing of people has been devastating and will be long-lasting.

Prof Luke O’Neill

In this lecture, speakers Prof Luke O’Neill and Prof Rose Anne Kenny will give an update on the vaccine roll-out, new variants, and discuss activities, social engagement and travel.

Panellists: Marie Louise O’Donnell, Broadcaster; Nora Owen former Minister for Justice and board member of Safeguarding Ireland; Catherine McGuigan, Chief Officer of Age Friendly Ireland
This lecture will be co-chaired by Prof Peter Lunn, founder and head of the ESRI’s Behavioural Research Unit and Dr Diarmuid O’Shea, Consultant Geriatrician.
The panel will contribute towards addressing issues raised and questions posed by the audience. However, it may not be possible to answer all questions received. Find out more and you MUST register in advance here: