Free Gardening Service for Older People.

Age Action’s Care & Repair programme is providing odd-jobs and DIY work free of charge for older people in Cork. The service has been in operation since 2009 and is expanding year on year as demand grows.    Age Action also keeps a list of reliable tradesmen so that older people won’t be ripped off when they employ people to work in their homes. Mr. O’ Mahony told The Muskerry News “There is no charge for the Care & Repair service. People only have to pay for materials used. For bigger jobs that our volunteers can’t do, we keep a list of reliable tradesmen whose contact details we can provide for professional quotations.”  To inquire about the Care & Repair service or to request a job, simply call Age Action’s office. The older people’s charity can be reached at 021-4536554  email or see