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Nov
25

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Carers Allowance Review Process The Carers Association welcomes the Department of Social Protection’s decision to reinstate Anthony Doolan’s Carers Allowance. Anthony cares full-time for Paul, his 16-year-old son with autism, and drives 80km a day to bring Paul to the Stepping Stones... [read more]

Nov
21

Press Releases »

Press Releases issued by The Carers Association.   21st November 2014 Statement by The Carers Association for the urgent overhaul of the application and review process for Disability and Carers Allowance  12th November 2014 Ireland's Carer of the Year and Young Carer of the Year 2014 Announced  22nd... [read more]

Nov
21

Calendar 2015 »

The Carers Association has launched its first Calendar featuring family carers from across Ireland. The calendar, for 2015, will be on sale throughout The Carers Association’s Resource Centres nationwide at €5 and all proceeds will go towards supporting family carers. Calendars can also... [read more]

Nov
20

Healthwave Pharmacy »

The Carers Association has partnered with Healthwave to cut prescription costs in half for family carers which will see costly prescription bills greatly reduced for Ireland’s 187,000 family carers and those they care for. Healthwave is a new Dublin headquartered pharmacy founded to... [read more]

Nov
19

Carers of the Year Awards 2014 »

Twenty one Family Carers from across Ireland attended our Carers of the Year Awards on Wednesday 12th November. Madeleine Morrissey (69) from Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford was announced Ireland's Carer of the Year and Jamie Mooney (17), Shankill, Co. Dublin as Ireland's Young Carer of the Year 2014. They... [read more]