Category: Disability Issues

Archbishop urged to be more forceful

PATSY McGARRY Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has been urged to come out more strongly in opposition to budget cuts to the carers’ allowance. On RTÉ television’s Frontline on Monday night Dr Martin said that caring for people in their homes, particularly the elderly, “is an investment in humanity”. He noted that institutional care was a more expensive option than home-based care. He also said that where proposed budget […]

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