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Fundraising Challenge For Family Carers Awareness Day

Family carers save the state up to €10 billion each year.

People are being asked to upload a video of them dancing to social media - to raise awareness of family carers.

Twist and Shine is a fundraiser to help support the 355,000 people across the country who care for a family member - with claims they save the state up to 10 billion euro a year.

A €4 donation can be sent to the cause through a text line, with €3.60 going to the charity.

Catherine Cox is from the Tullamore-based Family Carers Ireland - she outlines how to get involved:

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