carer of the year award 2017

Home  Nominations are now OPEN

carer-imageNominations for this year’s Irish Red Cross Carer'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 and tell us about them/you. The award is open to all voluntary carers supporting the needs of people in any circumstance and of any age. Nominees do not need to be Irish Red Cross members. 

"To present Vincent with his prize was very humbling and was only a small token on behalf of the Irish Red Cross for the tireless effort and commitment Vincent has show towards his family. Vincent displays on a daily basis what it means to be a humanitarian and as a fundamental principle of our movement it was a very fitting presentation" Mr Lonergan said. Photo: Vincent Callaghan 2016 Winner with daughter Cristina.

How to apply


Apply online by clicking on the button and filling in the appropriate fields. The closing day for all entries is Thursday, 31st August. 


By Post:

Nomination forms are available from your local Red Cross branch, many local libraries, day care centres or they can be downloaded and printed here.


Simply fill in the details and send to:

Carer of the Year Award 2017

Irish Red Cross

16 Merrion Square

Dublin 2

Contact the Dublin office on 01 6424600

The closing day for all entries is Thursday, 31st August. 

DOWNLOAD: Irish Red Cross Carer of the Year 2017 Nomination Form