Launch Of Family Carers Ireland Pre-Budget Submission 2018

One in 20 in Ireland is a family carer, this will be one in five by 2030 and Health System inadequate Family Carers Ireland presented its Pre-Budget Submission 2018 to Government today in Dublin. The Submission is titled ‘Budget 2018: Share the Care’ to highlight that care must be a shared responsibility between the state, […]

CSO Finds 8,150 Increase In Family Carers While Vital Supports Are Cut

The Central Statistics Office has revealed today that the number of family carers in Ireland is up from 187,112 in 2011 to 195,263 in 2016. Family Carers Ireland say there is likely an additional 160,000 family carers but many don’t identify themselves as carers until in crisis. “The CSO’s Irish Health Survey findings released last […]

‘Share The Care’ Campaign Launched To Highlight Role Of Cares In Tipperary

Family Carers Ireland (FCI) has launched its year-long campaign, ‘Share the Care’. The campaign aims to make 2017 the Year of the Carer, and will highlight the vital role over 7000 family carers in Tipperary, play in their communities. ‘Share the Care’ will be supported by a range of nationwide awareness building activities, events, research projects, and complemented […]

People across Tipperary are being invited to vote for Carers and Young Carers for the 10th Carers of the Year Awards

People across Tipperary are being invited to vote for the county’s Carers and Young Carers for the 10th Carers of the Year Awards. Hosted by Family Carers Ireland, the 10th awards ceremony takes place November 16th in Dublin’s Westin Hotel with RTÉ broadcasters and patrons Mary Kennedy and Marty Whelan. The closing date to vote […]

Family Carers Ireland Launches ‘Scorecard’ On Progress Of National Carers’ Strategy

National Carers Strategy monitoring group launched its ‘Family Carers’ Scorecard’, assessing what the National Carers’ Strategy has achieved for family carers since its launch in July 2012. This is the third year-on-year scorecard published, and is based on an assessment of Government’s Third Progress Report on the Strategy from September 2014 – September 2015. Of […]