Search

24/09/2021

Carlow's Margaret Reddy honoured at Carer of the Year Awards for her incredible work

Margaret has cared for her mother-in-law Kitty

Carlow Carlow Carlow

Margaret Reddy

Carlow's Margaret Reddy was honoured at the CarePlus Carer of the Year Awards in The Westin Hotel, Dublin.

Margaret Reddy has cared for her mother-in-law Kitty who has aggressive dementia for the past 15 years and was recently named as  the Carlow CarePlus Carer of the Year.

The annual awards ceremony, now in its 12th year, recognised 27 family carers across Ireland. The special ceremony was presented by broadcasters and patrons of Family Carers Ireland, Marty Whelan and Mary Kennedy. Newly appointed ambassadors and Mrs Brown’s Boys stars Danny O’Carroll and Paddy Houlihan were also in attendance.

Family carers in Ireland provide 45 hours of unpaid-for care per week in their homes saving the state €10 billion every year. 

More News

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.