Nominate the Irish Red Cross Carer of the Year 2015!

coty2015Every year the Irish Red Cross recognises the work of voluntary carers across Ireland through our Carer of the Award, which this year offers the winner €1,500 and a weekend hotel break in Ireland.

Nominations for this year’s award are now open to anyone who wants the chance to have a voluntary carer celebrated for their work looking after loved ones.

If you know a Carer who deserves recognition, or if you are a Carer yourself, please complete the nomination form below and tell us about them/you.

The Irish Red Cross Carer of the Year 2015 Award is open to all unpaid carers supporting the needs of people in any circumstance and of any age. Nominees do not need to be Red Cross members.

Who is a Carer?

A Carer is someone that provides physical or emotional support to a person who is ill, lonely, elderly, and vulnerable or has a disability. They can be any age, including children, and do not have to be a relative.

How to apply

Online: Save the nomination form to your desktop then open it, fill out the fields and send as an attachment to .

By Post: Nomination forms are available from your local Red Cross branch, many local libraries and day care centres or can be downloaded and printed. Simply fill in the details and send to:

Carer of the Year Award 2015

Irish Red Cross

16 Merrion Square

Dublin 2

Closing date for entries is August 31 2015