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Carers of the Year Awards 2014 »

Local Carer of the Year - Award Recipients Over the upcoming weeks we will be announcing our Local Carers of the Year from across the country. All recipients will attend our National Carers of the Year Awards taking place in Dublin on 12th November. Congratulations to everyone! Our first award recipient... [read more]


Mini Marathons/Road Races 2014 »

  LAOIS 10KM MINI MARATHON - SUNDAY 19TH OCTOBER 2014 - PORTLAOISE Sunday 19th October 2014 from  Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise Race Results    For... [read more]


Press Releases »

Press Releases issued by The Carers Association.    14th october 2014  The Carers Association angry that cut to Family Carers Respite Care Grant not reversed in Budget 2015 2nd July 2014  Government must recognise, respect and respond to the needs of Family  Carers 9th june... [read more]


Budget 15 Priorities »

Our pre budget message to Government Ministers and TDs is clear – we are calling for the restoration of supports that will stabilise the role of Family Carer. By doing so we reinforce a key-stone of our health system; reduce cost and pressure on the health system and facilitate better and more... [read more]


Upcoming Training Dates »

  Download details of upcoming Healthcare Support QQI Modules 2014   For further information contact our Training Unit: By e-mail to: By post to:            The Training... [read more]