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Troy calls on Minister Reilly to take action on child protection report

Fianna Fáil Spokesperson for Children, Robert Troy, has called on the Minister for Children, James Reilly, to take immediate action to reform the child protection and welfare systems and fully implement the recommendations of the Eighth Report of the Special Rapporteur on Child Protection.

Free resource for carers and older people

If you are a family carer, a new free guidebook is available in Athlone this Friday.

Baby bargains at Peekaboo closing down sale

Pop into Peekaboo Athlone this week and pick up some unbeatable bargains on baby furniture, clothing, travel systems, accessories, and much more.

Foxford’s Carer of the Year hopes her story helps others

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An inspirational Foxford woman who has spent 19 years providing full-time care to her husband has called for more recognition and support of the work of Ireland’s many tens of thousands of carers.

Castlebar Trialogue meeting

Trialogue is an open forum for discussion on mental health issues. Users of mental health services, carers, health care professionals, their friends and everyone in the community are welcome. A Trialogue group is a neutral space where communities can gather to develop their understanding of mental health issues, the challenges of maintaining mental health and to transform thinking on developing better services and healthy communities.

HealthSET provides professional FETAC Healthcare courses in Galway

The healthcare sector in Ireland has witnessed significant changes in the last 10 years. Increased regulation now means Carers and healthcare workers are required to obtain FETAC/QQI accredited courses in order to work in this sector.

Adopted people to have right to their birth certificates if new Bill is accepted

Adopted people will have a right to their birth certificates for the first time if a new bill published this week is accepted by the Government.

Breege Mulvaney is Mayo’s Carer of the Year

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Following an unprecedented level of nominations for The Carers Association’s Carers of the Year Awards 2014, Breege Mulvaney from Charlestown has been announced as Mayo’s Carer of the Year 2014. She was presented with her award at a special presentation on Wednesday afternoon in the Park Hotel, Kiltimagh.

Road Safety Officer asks parents to make school parking promise

Parents and carers across Mayo are being encouraged to pledge their support for a new scheme aimed at tackling inappropriate and illegal parking around schools.

Mayo carers give 161,000 unpaid hours weekly

Carers in Mayo give more than 161,000 hours unpaid care to the county’s sick, elderly and vulnerable each week. Of Mayo’s 6,558 carers, 40.5 per cent regularly work a minimum of one to 14 hours a week, whilst a further 50 per cent work between 15 and 43 hours a week.

 

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