The Kerry Carer of the Year has been announced.
Mary Wallace, who is originally from Abbeyfeale but now lives in Glenbeigh, cares for her husband John on a fulltime basis.
John has been wheelchair bound for nine years after developing a condition involving the formation of abnormal blood vessels.
The pair have been married for 51 years.
Mary will now go forward and represent the Kerry branch of Family Carers’ Ireland nationally, something she says she is delighted to do: