Press Release

Callely Visits the “Holiday Experience Dublin” to Review the Opportunities for Holidays for Older People

Mr Ivor Callely TD, Minister for Services for Older People today (24 January 2004) visited the Holiday World Experience to see the range of holiday options available for older people.

“I am amazed at the range and breadth of holidays on offer here today. One thing is for sure, this visit has certainly given me ideas for years to come” stated the Minister.

I´m delighted that so many of the exhibitors here today are catering to the many active older people there are in Ireland today who want to get out and see the country and the world, as well as to enjoy new experiences. “Whether your idea of a holiday is saunas, steam-rooms and fine dining or travelling the world and getting active, everybody can find the holiday to suit them here today”, the Minister continued.

Representatives from several organisations representing older people were present to give the Minister their views on the holidays on offer.