Moylough-native is Galway Carer of the Year

A CARER’S best work is often done behind the scenes

They do not seek recognition, and outside of their immediate family and friends, their sacrifices mostly go unnoticed. However, that was not the case for Martina Hynes last week.

Martina was chosen as the Netwatch Family Carer of the Year for County Galway award winner. On Wednesday, November 17, Michelle Moriarty, a Care Support Manager with Family Carers Ireland covering Galway and Mayo, performed the handover of the accolade.

Martina received a certificate encased in a plaque, flowers from Bluebell Florists in Tuam, as well as a festive piece from Newbridge Silverware and a voucher. Noreen Ward nominated her friend Martina, after coming across a Facebook post highlighting the awards.

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