Midlands Carer Hopes Supreme Court Appeal Will Set New Precedent

Her Carer's Allowance was reduced to €18 per week.

A midlands carer who saw her weekly allowance reduced to just €18 is hoping a Supreme Court appeal will set a new precedent for carers.

Portarlington's Anne Murray is a full-time carer for her daughter Rachel, and had her allowance cut from €236 to €18, after her husband received a pay rise.

Another woman has lodged an appeal with the Supreme Court, which sees her citing article 41.2 in a bid to argue she shouldn't have been refused the maximum allowance.

Ms. Murray says she's watching that case closely:

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