Budget 2013 protest in Letterkenny on Saturday

The Carers Association says its members are determined to fight the cut to their Respite Care Grant.

The grant was reduced by almost 20 per cent - to 1-thousand-375-euro - as part of Budget 2013.

Around 100 carers will protest outside the Dáil at noon on Friday, to put pressure on the government to reverse the cut.

Meanwhile, the public is being urged to turn out in big number tomorrow in Letterkenny to protest against Budget 2013.

Those opposed to budget cuts and Property Tax will assemble at the Station Roundabout at 2pm and then make there way to Market Square were a number of people will address the crowds.

Amongst them will be Donegal South-West Deputy Thomas Pringle:

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