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National Carers Week takes place nationwide this week to celebrate and recognise the contribution of Ireland’s family carers.

Carers Association

Three events are to take place across the county, starting tomorrow with a coffee afternoon in NEKD, Castleisland.

On Thursday, there will be a mindfulness workshop in Tralee CDP, followed by a lunch and support group meeting in Glenbeigh Old Hotel.

Karen Gearon of the Kerry branch of the carers association says family carers are unsung heroes in society.