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#Home Carers

# home-carers - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

'I'm on call 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week': Family carers stage protest outside the Dáil Caged This post contains videos

'I'm on call 24 hours-a-day, seven days-a-week': Family carers stage protest outside the Dáil

Several carers spoke today about the huge amount of work they do looking after loved ones.

'They've been ignored by this government': Budget disappointment prompts carers to protest outside Dáil

Carers say the government has “given it with one hand and taken it back with the other” with its latest budget.

# home-carers - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

Home carers say additional tax credit as part of Budget 2020 'will be undercut by carbon tax'

An additional €100 in the Home Carer Credit was announced yesterday.

# home-carers - Sunday 23 October, 2016

FactCheck: Does the Budget give four times more to "sheep welfare" than home childcare?

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan made the remarkable claim in the Dáil this week. Is it true?

# home-carers - Wednesday 17 October, 2012

Photos: Protesters march to Dáil over home help cuts Cuts This post contains images

Photos: Protesters march to Dáil over home help cuts

The HSE is planning to cut around 450,000 home help hours between now and December – but demonstrators say the cuts need to be reversed.

# home-carers - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Home help and home care workers set to protest against cuts

The Home Care Community Action Group are set to protest outside Government Buildings tonight from 6pm.

# home-carers - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Carers Association calls for immediate action on new strategy

The call for full implementation of a National Carers Strategy comes after last night’s shocking ‘Prime Time Investigates’.