Doreen Thew (92) moved to Ireland from London two years ago to be closer to her son Peter, five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren after the death of her husband. The iPad loving granny made sure, however, that her nursing home had an adequate Wifi system in place before her arrival.
Doreen, who lives in TLC Nursing Home in Maynooth, also loves a bit of online shopping and said Google is really handy to help identify the types of birds that find the way into her garden.
Speaking of the awards, held this afternoon in eir HQ, Eamon Timmins, CEO of Age Action Ireland said 92-year-old Doreen is an inspiration.
“Doreen is an amazing woman, inspiring all of us to know that age is no barrier to taking advantage of the thrilling opportunities presented by the internet and new technology.  The majority of older people in Ireland have never been online. We hope Doreen …