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Monday, May 28th, 2018

 

‘I miss my own voice’ – living with Motor Neuron Disease

As the crisis for community care continues, we have heard many valiant stories of those who dedicate their lives to caring for loved ones. The 2016 census revealed the number providing regular unpaid help for a friend or family member increased by 4.4 per cent, standing at 195,263. But what does it feel like to be the one whose everyday needs are in the hands of others, and to watch your loved ones struggle with the burden? In Patricia Sweeney’s home in Clonmel, Tipperary, a photograph, in a silver frame, shows aRead More