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U3A members take part in a wide range of activities including singing, lectures and even canoeing

University of the Third Age giving 7,000 Northern Ireland men and women a new lease - the youth club for older people 

A quiet and sometimes life-saving revolution is taking place in Northern Ireland among the kind of people who aren't normally associated with dramatic and radical change. Seven thousand men and women who have reached the age to stop work if they want are showing they're actually not the retiring types as they enjoy a new lease of life in the University of the Third Age (U3A), an organisation often dubbed a youth club for older people.


From Belfast Telegraph