Sir, – I sighed in despair when I read the front-page headline “Ireland ageing faster than anywhere else in Europe” (News, December 2nd).
My disposition is to dispute such a claim but unfortunately my mirror confirms the truth of this article. – Yours, etc,
Sir, – “Ireland is ageing faster than anywhere else in Europe”.
If anyone knows how we might age slower, I would be most grateful to know. –Yours, etc,
A chara, – The headline “Ireland ageing faster than anywhere else in Europe” would make you believe that the Irish have invented a time machine.
However, the rate at which we age in Ireland is constant while the ratio of retirees to tax-contributing workers is variable. – Is mise,