Cocooning “Huge Challenge” For Elderly – Active Retirement Ireland

The Shannon-based President of Active Retirement Ireland says staying home alone is a huge challenge for our elderly.

Ahead of the weekend, the Taoiseach issued another sweeping statement in which tighter lockdown guidelines were introduced, including the advice that all those over 70 should “cocoon” themselves at home until Easter Sunday at least.

It also applies to those medically vulnerable to COVID-19.


Kay Murphy says that people have to realise it’s for their own good, and she insists that there are some positives.