Thu, 07 May, 2020
The body which reviews the deaths of children known to care services has urged the government to address the lack of adequate mental health services after outlining how it has been a factor in some of the cases it has reviewed.
Thu, 04 Jul, 2019
A Meath mum who survives on just four hours sleep a night as she provides 24-hour care for her daughter has called for reforms in the next budget to recognise the roles of full-time parent carers.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
Harry, 13, and Molly Flynn, 11, are the best big brother and sister in the country - they helped their younger sister Isabelle, aged seven, who was told she would never walk, to not only crawl, but to dance too. The pair has also saved their sister's life a number of times.
Fri, 23 Nov, 2018
Tracy McGinnis has been told that she isn’t eligible for a low cost mortgage from her local county council because she’s 'not working' as her only income is the carer's allowance and other benefits, writes.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
Mona Lynch has been a close friend of Mary McDonnell’s for nearly half a century. Currently studying an MA in creative writing at the age of 76, she writes about the life Mary has had, and what the future might hold for her and her daughter, Sinead.
Tue, 02 May, 2017