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# respite - Sunday 25 February, 2018

'We'd given up hope': One year later, Kerry parents finally given full-time respite service for adult children

There has been no full-time respite service available in Kerry for around a year.

# respite - Sunday 2 April, 2017

From The42 Arsenal show much-needed grit and fight to come back and force a draw with Man City Respite

Arsenal show much-needed grit and fight to come back and force a draw with Man City

In the midst of more fan protests, Arsene Wenger’s side were behind on two occasions but rallied to pick up a point.

# respite - Sunday 12 March, 2017

"She prays her son dies before her" - elderly Kerry residents at wits' end over care for adult children

Following a recent HSE move there is now no full-time respite centre in the Munster county.

# respite - Friday 23 December, 2016

'I just want people to remember her': A mother's first Christmas without her little girl

Tara Curran said the family’s spirits were lifted when they received a special gift from hospice staff on Christmas Eve.

# respite - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

From The42 Messi, Suarez and Neymar get early Christmas break Respite

Messi, Suarez and Neymar get early Christmas break

“The front three have never played the first round of the cup.”

# respite - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Mother fears son won't get respite care until she dies

Nicola Lawless’ 19-year-old son Ben has a severe intellectual disability.

# respite - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From The42 Wimbledon set for heat breaks - but only for women Respite

Wimbledon set for heat breaks - but only for women

The ruling will allow for a 10-minute stoppage between the second and third sets of matches.

# respite - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

'If there were no carers, the cost to the government would bring the system down'

Carers are calling for the respite care grant to be reinstated in 2015.

# respite - Friday 17 October, 2014

Three quarters of Irish people want to die at home

Most people would like their condition managed by pain medication though almost three-quarters have not written any kind of care directive or given an indication of what they want to family members.

# respite - Saturday 29 March, 2014

From The42 Rooney bails Moyes out after plane protest Respite

Rooney bails Moyes out after plane protest

There were fewer than two minutes on the clock on a sunny afternoon in Manchester when the plane made its appearance.

# respite - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

'Not enough nursing home beds to meet demand and it's only going to get worse'

Tadgh Daly, CEO of Nursing Homes Ireland said in the next seven years, the population over 85 will grow by 46 per cent.

# respite - Monday 4 March, 2013

Call for national fund for children with life-limiting conditions

Deputy Denis Naughten said that such a fund could reduce the cost of care per child by €24,000 per year.

# respite - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Government to launch needs assessment of respite services for children

It will contain a national overview of the current provision and future need for respite care for children with life-limiting conditions.

# respite - Saturday 8 December, 2012

The Evening with added live news anchor proposal

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Fine Gael politicians urge Burton to roll back on respite grant cut

A Fine Gael TD and a Senator have both asked the Minister to reconsider the decision to cut the grant by over €300.

# respite - Friday 8 June, 2012

Carers using respite grant to pay bills, rather than for actual respite

This week 77,000 full-time carers are due to receive an annual respite grant of €1,700, but it’s unlikely to be used for holidays.

# respite - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Abbeyleix Community Nursing Unit to close

The HSE said the decision was taken as a safe service could not be guaranteed in the face of budget cuts.