Minister for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee T.D., launches new guide to rights of older people

Today (Tuesday 31 May 2016), newly-appointed Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee T.D., will join the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL) to launch a Know Your Rights guide for older people. The new Guide, written by Patricia Conboy, with the support of ICCL, provides practical information on the rights of older people in Ireland on a range of issues including retirement age, rights to health and community care, rights in relation to the State pension and elder abuse.

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Photographs: Gareth Chaney Collins

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