MEP Marian Harkin donates to Family Carers in Laois/Offaly

Friday 25th September 2015, MEP Marian Harkin visited the Carers Association, Tullamore and presented them with a cheque for € 5,000 for supports for family carers in the Offaly/Laois area.  Marian has very kindly donated her TD’s pension to support family carers within her constituency which stretches from the West Coast to the midlands region […]

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 […]

The Carers Association celebrates 25th Anniversary at Aras an Uachtarain

Family Carers from across the country attended a special reception at Aras an Uachtarain on Tuesday 12th June hosted by President Higgins. The special invitation was extended to celebrate The Carers Association 25th Anniversary. Over these 25 years The Carers Association has been providing vital supports and services to family carers across the country as […]

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 […]