Living Well with Dementia Service

People living in South Tipperary can access the services and supports from the Living Well with Dementia Service and the Memory Technology Library. This website provides advice and information on a range of services and supports. Please call us on 052 61 77080 or 087 055 0050

Alzheimer's Society of Ireland

The Alzheimer's Society of Ireland provide an excellent support service for people living with dementia and their families. They have a range of services online and in-person, including a monthly Alzheimer's Café in Tipperary Town. You can find out more about these through your local South Tipperary Dementia Advisor Gemma O' Donnell, her information and contact details can be found here or you can call Gemma on 087 391 0840

Family Carers Ireland

Family Carers Ireland provide a range of support services for families caring for people with dementia including information on your rights and entitlements, counselling, support groups and much more. Your local Family Carers office is located in Clonmel and you can contact Richie Molloy Carer Support Manager on 052 7447102 or visit their website for more information here


Alone is a national organisation that support and empower older adults with a range of support services. You can meet with your local Alone Support Coordinator who will help you to access services and supports locally. Alone also offer a befriending service and access to practical technologies that may help your needs. Call the Alone helpline on 0818 222 024 or visit their website for more information here

Men's Shed

The Irish Men’s Shed is a community based project, where men can come together to learn, share skills and make long-lasting friendships together. Tipperary have many Men's Sheds throughout the county, to find out where your nearest Men’s Shed is click the link here


You may already be involved in volunteer work whether it’s working in your local charity shop or other charity, community or sporting organisation. Volunteer work can be hugely rewarding for all involved. If you are interested in giving some of your time, you can contact Tipperary Volunteer Centre on (062) 64775 or you can learn more about different ways to volunteer by visiting the Volunteer Ireland website here

Active Retirement

Active Retirement Ireland (ARI) is a voluntary organisation for older people. All the activities are aimed at keeping older people active and well. Active Retirement Associations are a great way for meeting other people and engaging in interesting activities. There are approximately 10 active retirement groups across South Tipperary. To find out about joining a group in your local area visit their website here or call their national number on 01 8733836

Irish Countrywomen's Association (ICA)

The ICA is the largest membership organisation of women in Ireland. Friendship, Fun, Support, Health and Education are at the heart of the organisation. To find out about joining a group in your local area call their national number on 01 6680002 or visit their website here

Local Walking Groups

Several organisations are available to help people that would like to join a walking group. There are different routes depending on your level of fitness. Get Ireland Walking is a national initiative to get people more active, you can find out more information and a walking group near you on their website here

Tipperary Library Services

Your local library is not just about books. Libraries now offer a wide range of resources and services for work, learning, leisure and creativity, online and in-library. Some activities include craft circles, storytelling, historical talks, access to computers and sensory equipment among many other things. For more information drop into your local library or visit the Tipperary Library website here

Dementia Tipperary Website

The Dementia Tipperary website is created to sign post to the range of services and support for people living with dementia, their families and carers in County Tipperary. This website aims to provide up to date relevant information, supports and community information as well as linking you to national dementia services. You can find more information on their website here