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"My four-year-old son got up on the stool, held my father's hand, and kissed him"
Watching a loved one slip away is hard enough, writes Denis Goodbody, but good palliative care supports the family as well as the patient.
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Hundreds of families applying for grants to help cover high funeral costs
The Department of Social Protection is paying out more than €5 million every year to help people cover funeral and burial expenses for their loved ones.