Welcome to Family Carers

You are the reason we are here. Looking after a loved one who needs care in the home is rewarding but often overwhelming. We warmly acknowledge your generosity of spirit, the unseen work that you do and the difficult journey you are sometimes required to undertake.

You are not alone. Caring for Carers Ireland is here to help and support you. We represent over 160,000 carers who look after family members or friends in their own home. We listen to your unmet needs, provide respite, services and training programme’s to assist you and advocate on your behalf with Government Departments, HSE and other organisations.


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Latest News

April 2, 2014

Caring Is Everybody’s Business

Caring is Everybody’s Business

Family Carers attending the 23rd National Respite Weekend and Conference held from the 28th to 30th of March called for greater support from …

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March 12, 2014

Gort Carers Meeting

A meeting for all Carers in the Gort area

on Wednesday the 19th of March at 7pm

in the Gort Resource Centre



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