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#Ageism

From TheJournal.ie Sunday Business Post ad about 'young and dynamic team of journalists' was ageist, watchdog rules ASAI

Sunday Business Post ad about 'young and dynamic team of journalists' was ageist, watchdog rules

A complaint about a radio ad for the newspaper was made to the ASAI.

From The42 'The age issue is massively overblown in GAA' - Liam Rushe Ageism

'The age issue is massively overblown in GAA' - Liam Rushe

Dublin star Rushe is hopeful the evergreen Conal Keaney will play with Dublin next season.

From TheJournal.ie UCD ordered to pay academic €30,000 after commission finds it denied her a job because of her age Ageism

UCD ordered to pay academic €30,000 after commission finds it denied her a job because of her age

The Workplace Relations Commission also ordered the university to promote Dr Anne Cleary (64) to the role of senior lecturer, having passed her over for the job in 2015.

From TheJournal.ie 'There is often a stigma that people in their 50s, who are out of work, are waiting it out until retirement' Ageist Ireland?

'There is often a stigma that people in their 50s, who are out of work, are waiting it out until retirement'

There needs to be a cultural shift when it comes to employing older people, writes Tom Neville TD.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas group backs scrapping of compulsory retirement age Ageism

Oireachtas group backs scrapping of compulsory retirement age

The committee heard during public consultation that the imposition of mandatory retirement is “deeply ageist”.

Is Jennifer Lawrence way too young for her latest film role? The internet seems to think so J-law This post contains a poll

Is Jennifer Lawrence way too young for her latest film role? The internet seems to think so

Not everyone is on board with her casting in the film Joy.

From The42 No over-27s need apply... Nicholas Anelka told he's too old to play in Algeria Slick Nick

No over-27s need apply... Nicholas Anelka told he's too old to play in Algeria

Anelka has been thwarted in his attempt to play in Algeria.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Ageism is far too prevalent, we need a cultural shift in how older people are perceived Older People

Opinion: Ageism is far too prevalent, we need a cultural shift in how older people are perceived

Older adults are too often seen as ‘burden’ rather than people who helped build societies and economies.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does a politician's age matter? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does a politician's age matter?

Is a call for fresh blood ageism? Or just a desire to see change?

From TheJournal.ie Department of Health 'illegally' put age limit on disability allowance Equality

Department of Health 'illegally' put age limit on disability allowance

The Ombudsman found that the 66-year age limit on Mobililty Allowance Scheme for people with a severe disability has been illegal – and the department has known this for the past four years.

Actress suing IMDb for revealing that she is 40

An actress, who (unsurprisingly) wishes to remain anonymous, has filed a lawsuit against IMDb’s parent company, Amazon, for revealing that she is “over the hill” – her words, not ours.

From TheJournal.ie Former BBC presenter wins age discrimination case Media

Former BBC presenter wins age discrimination case

Ex-Countryfile presenter Miriam O’Reilly has won an employment tribunal against the BBC on the grounds of ageism, following her dismissal when the programme was moved to a primetime slot.