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- Helping the older generation with their tech issues during cocooning
Help those in most need of it during covid19
Volunteers get to help those most in need of it, especially during Covid19 as they are isolated by cocooning. We provide every volunteer with the tools to assist calls and requests for help from our digital channels. You may prefer to help by running mini-projects or developing our internal IT.
- Irish tech charity set up to help elderly stay connected
May 18th, 2020
Covid19 Tech Help is a volunteer run helpline, created to help keep cocooning members of society stay in touch. The charity helps callers use applications such as zoom, and works to keep vulnerable members of society involved in face to face communication
- C103 CORK TODAY
May 18, 2020
Patricia Messenger chats to one of our volunteers John Sheehy about Covid19tech on the 'Cork Today' programme on C103 FM
- Galway Bay FM
May 13, 2020
One of our volunteers, Sandra, went onto Galway Talks with Keith Finnegan to tell the people of Galway about covid19tech
- CONNEMARA COMMUNITY RADIO
May 11, 2020
Our very own Orla Gibbons is interviewed on the Pat Coyle show on Connemara Community Radio
- MIDWEST RADIO - Tommy Marron show
Tues 5th May 2020; 9:30am
One of our volunteers Orla Gibbons goes on air to chat on The Tommy Marron show
- Free Tech support for Seniors during Covid19 Crisis
Covid19 Tech is a group of I.T professionals who have come together from across Ireland to volunteer and offer free tech support to Irish seniors during the Covid19 crisis.
- Free Tech Help for Ireland's Seniors
April 27, 2020 14:30
Fintan Mulligan founder of 121 Digital & John Harrington, creator of Covid19 Tech, join Deirdre to chat about a new free tech help service for Ireland’s seniors.
- How you and your technology can help fight Covid-19
- Coronavirus – Covid-19 Tech Support
If you are 65+ in Ireland and need help with your tech issues with smartphones, tablets, laptops then covid19tech.ie can help you. We were delighted to be joined by one of the volunteers behind this excellent and free service, John Harrington, to discuss how it works and how you (yes, you) can help...
- NEWSTALK SHORT INTERVIEW
April 10 2020
Newstalk short interview
- Technical support is available, over the phone, at 01-9633 288
The 121digital program is completely suspended (temporarily)
...technical support is available, over the phone, at 01-9633 288; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. / 7 days per week during Covid19
- FREE TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR ELDERLY DURING COVID-19
A group of volunteers have come together to help the elderly in our communities who are 'cocooning' and isolated due to the COVID-19 crisis, with free over the phone help to resolve any IT or technical issues they have...
- John Harrington on the Irish Tech News Podcast
April 8, 2020I spoke to John Harrington who has just started up a great new initiative on Twitter @covid19_tech, which aims to offer free tech advice to people who are in isolation in Ireland because of COVID-19. John talks about how the initiative started, how it will work, what tech issues and problems they will be dealing with, and the volunteers they are looking for to help run the service.
- Do you need tech help?
Geoff spoke to Ger O’Donovan, who is part of the Covid19 Tech help group, focused on helping older people cocooning in Ireland. They are a volunteer IT group who are offering over the phone help to resolve IT or tech issues.