‘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 […]

The Carers Association shocked at €1 million cut in Senior Alert Scheme Budget

The Carers Association is shocked to learn of the over 50 per cent cut to the Senior Alert Scheme budget, from €2.45 million in 2012 to €1.15 million in 2013, by the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government.  This scheme provides personal monitored alarms and pendants to older people living alone in their communities […]

Leinster Carer of the Year Award 2012 Announced

The Carers Association’s Leinster Carer of the Year Award 2012 will be presented at a special ceremony this evening to Peter Riordan, at the Harbour Hotel, Limerick Road, Naas, on May 24 at 7.30pm. Deputy Catherine Murphy TD will present Peter with his Leinster Carer of the Year 2012 Award.   Peter who lives in Meadowcourt, Naas, Co Kildare is […]