National Carers Week 2017 takes place 12th-18th June
Please watch this video below (3 minutes) celebrating the 10th year of Carers Week in Ireland
Visit our Facebook Page nationalcarersweek for regular updates
February 8th 2017
National Carers Week 2017 will take place between June 12th and 18th.
Events for Family Carers continuing throughout this week and over the weekend. Details Here
Missed the launch - Not to worry - You can watch it again on our Facebook page.
We're delighted to announce that the National Launch of Carers Week takes place on Monday 13th June and will be streamed LIVE on our Facebook page. Tune in from 11am to watch Sen. John Dolan, RTE's Nuala Carey, poet Monica Corish and Family Carers past and present launch the week.
May 30th 2016
With just 2 weeks to go check out our events page daily for new event updates!
April 29th 2016
This years' School Competition is now open! Click here for details.
March 25th 2016
March 7th 2016
Save the Date: National Carers Week 2016 takes place June 13th- 19th!
Whilst the 9th National Carers Week comes to an end tomorrow, we know that caring continues for Ireland’s 187,000 Family Carers . Through this Facebook Page, we look forward to continuing to play our part in supporting Ireland's Family Carers. Special thanks to Zoe, Meryl and of course Nuala Carey.
Events for Family Carers continuing to-day and over the weekend. Here
Check out events in your area. Here
Media coverage of Carers Stories continues.
Carers Stories appearing to-day in Journal.ie Irish Times (p3) and The Examiner(Back Page).
Day 2. Events taking place accross the country.
National Carers Week is launched in Dublin and Mayo.
Researchers at the University of Limerick, in conjunction with Care Alliance Ireland, are asking as many carers as possible to take part in an online writing study for Family Carers. Please click on this link to get more information http://bit.ly/1Fw865N.
National Carers Week begins tomorrow. We now have over 130 events planned for this week. Please join us at an event for a well deserved break.
2,568 trolley coins distributed throughout the county to event organisers.
125 events in 26 counties.... more coming in daily!
Only 1 week to go now to the 9th National Carers Week June 8th-14th
104 Events for Family Carers in 25 different counties up on the website. To find out about events in your area goto http://www.carersweek.ie/events
Only 2 weeks to go now to the 9th National Carers Week June 8th-14th
56 events up on the website.
Only 4 weeks to go now to the 9th National Carers Week June 8th-14th.
Primary School Competition launched on website. For more details click here
Photo shoot taking place in The Carmichael Centre.
785 Responses to Carers Week Survey received. Last few days to take part svy.mk/1GGhF3S
First Partners planning meeting.
Our two minute Carers Survey 2015 is launched. You can find the survey here
Nuala Carey has kindly agreed to support National Carers Week again this year.
Check out events in your area.Here
Luanch of Jointly App See Here
Events are continuing to take place in every county throughout Ireland.
Launch of the week with photocall @10.30am in Irish Hospice Foundation Offices. Survey Results Published Click Here
8th National Carers Week begins to-day; with a National Launch and Events for Family Carers throughout the Country. Check out our Facebook Page nationalcarersweek for regular updates.
National Carers Week begins tomorrow, we now have 148 events planned for this week. Please join us at an event for a well deserved break.
3 days till the beginning of Carers Week 2014! We now have over 120 events taking place across the country.
National Carers Week will be at the first ever Care and Mobility show in the RDS on June 13th and 14th 2014. See careandmobility.ie for more information on the event.
Photo shoot taking place with Family Carers and Nuala Carey.
The Irish Red Cross Hand Massage Volunteers are supporting Carers Week again this year. If you would like to offer hand massages at an event you are organising please contact Elaine Monaghan, Irish Red Cross email: firstname.lastname@example.org telephone: 01 642 4600
The Childrens Wrting and Art Competition was launched Today. Click here for details on how to enter.
Nuala Carey has agreed to support Carers Week again this year. Thank you Nuala
First partner planning meeting for Carers Week 2014.
Jimmy McGrath to continue to Chair NCW into 2014.
Planning and Review Meeting with National Partners to take place on September 30th
Draft report on National Carers Week Completed - Key Objectives met.
Tell us what you thought about National Carers Week 2013 and help us make it better for 2014. Please complete this short survey and be in with a chance to win a €25 One for all Voucher. Deadline Wednesday July 3rd.
June 16th 2013
Nice slide show of National Carers Week Launch with images and music, 1min 23 seconds long.
(Pics thanks to Seán Brosnan, www.pixillume.com)
June 16th 2013
Special thanks to all Family Carers out there who are dads too.
June 15th 2013
Events for Family Carers continuing throughout the weekend.
June 14th 2013
Joint press Release with Mens Health Week - Men as Family Carers
June 13th 2013
See RTE News Coverage of the Week here
June 12th 2013
Events now in Full Swing. See http://carersweek.ie/events
June 11th 2013
Good media coverage - see coverage and some photos on our Facebook Page
June 10th 2013
Launch of the Week @ The Mansion House 10.30am. Survey Results Published Click Here
June 9th 2013
One Day to Go - lets Hope the Weather Holds !
June 7th 2013
Listen to Radio Campaign with Nuala Carey
June 6th 2013
Over 125 Events now confirmed! More coming in hourly!
June 5th 2013
Events now confirmed for every county!
June 4th 2013
Events now confirmed for 24 out of 26 Counties - Come on Leitrim and Cavan!
June 3rd 2013
One week to Go!
June 1st 2013
Radio Ads on 21 Radio Stations Nationwide with Nuala Carey to air from June 3rd to June 9th, thanks to EBS support.
May 27th 2013
Read our latest eZine to keep up to date with the Week.
May 23rd 2013
Visit our Facebook Page nationalcarersweek for daily updates.
May 10th 2013
Launch of Updated Website. If you've visited this site before, please refresh your cookies (press F5 key) so you can see the updated aspects.
May 4th 2013
The survey is now closed. Thanks to all those who took the time to complete it. Results will be made available closer to National Carers Week in June.
April 29th 2013
National Carers Week eZine Published
April 17th 2013
Updated Event Checklist Now Available
April 15th 2013
Survey of Family Carers launched (now closed)
April 8th 2013
Primary Schools Competition launched -follow the link for details on how to enter
March 27th 2013
First ever National Carers Week eZine Published
March 15th 2013
Fliers for National Carers Week launched.
March 5th 2013
Communications Plan meeting with partner organisations for Carers Week 2013
February 11th 2013
Initial strategy and planning meeting with partner organisations for Carers Week 2013