Donegal carer outlines real cost of cuts in respite care

In the wake of the Government saying the Budget will not be reversed, a Donegal woman, who has a child with special needs, has called on one of the County's Government Deputies to come and spend a day in her shoes.

Brid, who is from Letterkenny, says that the cut to respite care will have a dramtic effect on her and her family.

She says those in Government wouldn't know what it's like to look after a child who requires help with everything.

And Brid hit out at those making the decisions for being completely out of touch....

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