Connected Magazine

Older workers at risk of being overlooked in digital skills development

Ireland ranks high for digital literacy, but concern is growing about those being left behind. From bank closures to streamed GAA matches, is a digital divide now inevitable

According to statistics collected by advocacy organisation Age Action Ireland, 300,000 in the over-60s cohort do not use the internet at all

“It was super smooth, to be honest. Coming from France, we had prepared lots of paper but in the end we didn’t need most of it.”

When pharmacist Sara Mounier left Paris to move to Dublin with her Irish husband, naturally there was a lot of paperwork to complete. But with one significant exception, all of the paper was virtual.

Mounier applied for Irish residency in person with a visit to Burgh Quay, but the ...