More than 100 people gathered to protest against the 19% cut to the Respite Care Grant in Wednesday’s budget outside the Dail earlier

Up to 75,000 full-time carers will be affected by the cut, which Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton has insisted is necessary.

Family Carers Protest in Dublin And Ennis Over Budget Cuts (RTE)

(Wanderley Massafelli/Photocall Ireland)

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