Tipperary Carers asked to put their life story on the line

Family Carers throughout Tipperary are being invited to put pen to paper and compose a poem as part of Caring for Carers Ireland’s annual nationwide poetry competition.   The organiser says the purpose of the competition is to highlight the significant contribution made by thousands of Family Carers to Irish society.   The theme of […]

Tipperary Carers Give 98,000 Unpaid Hours Weekly

Carers in county Tipperary give more than 98,000 hours unpaid care to the county’s sick, elderly and vulnerable each week.  Of Tipperary’s 7117 carers, 41.5% regularly work a minimum of one to 14 hours a week, whilst a further 46.5% work between 15 and 43 hours a week. To highlight the work of carers in […]

Home Help/Home Care Action Group Demands the Government and HSE Restore All Home Help Hours Cut This Year

The Home Help/Home Care Action will stage a major march to Dail Eireann on Wednesday 17th October to demand that the Government and HSE immediately cease attacking the elderly, sick and disabled and restore all home help hours and home care packages cut this year.   “There was widespread shock and anger in communities across […]

Teacher and carer resources must be used effectively and Government held accountable – Mitchell

Fine Gael Presidential candidate, Gay Mitchell MEP, has said that if elected President, he will hold the Government accountable to ensure that carer and teacher resources are used effectively and are not wasted. He was speaking yesterday (Monday) at the Inclusion Ireland event in the Mansion House, Dublin. “My eldest sister has a disability, both […]

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