Setting up a local group
If you are interested in joining the Active Retirement Experience, but there is no local group in your area, our Volunteer Development and Outreach teams are on hand to speak to you and help you establish your own Active Retirement group.
Southern Region (Cork & Kerry)

Regional Development Officer: Anne O’Brien 087-2736781
Outreach Team:
Kathleen O’Shea 086-3058737
Breda Fenton 087-6426495

South East Region (Wexford, Waterford, Carlow, Kilkenny & South Tipperary)

Regional Development Officer: Post Vacant

Eastern Region (North) (North Dublin)

Regional Development Officer: Marie Colgan 085-7265103

Eastern Region (South) (South Dublin, Kildare & Wicklow)

Regional Development Officer: Mai Quaid 086-3824343

North East Region: (Cavan, Louth, Meath & Monaghan)

Regional Development Officer: Maria Curtis 087-2046629

Midlands Region (Laois, Longford, Offaly & Westmeath)

Regional Development Officer: Maureen McCormack 087-2198080

Western Region (Galway, Mayo & Roscommon)

Regional Development Officers:
Tom Coppinger 087-2255408 (Roscommon)
Joe Grehan 087-6104805 (Mayo)
Tom Hernon 086-2425424 (Galway)

Mid West Region (Clare, Limerick & North Tipperary)

Regional Development Officer: Eugene Phillips 086-8127788
Outreach Team:
Paddy Hyland 087-2207974

North West Region (Donegal, Derry, Leitrim, Sligo & Tyrone)

Development Officer:
Dorothy Toye 086-3043775

Outreach Team:
May McConnell 087-2936735
Chris Traynor +447546010560

Alternatively, send us an email to or call 01-8733836

To download an affiliation form for a new group, click here.