Home Care Direct to hire 6,000 Irish carers

• Firm aims to raise up to €3m to fund Irish expansion and make profession more attractive • Demographics will lead to demand for more carers

14th May, 2017
Michael Harty launched Home Car Direct

Home Care Direct, the online platform that connects families directly to carers, is looking to raise between €1.5 million and €3 million to help it develop in the Irish market.

The company, launched by Michael Harty, aims to supply care to 10 per cent of the 70,000 people receiving home care in Ireland at the moment over the next three to five years.

That would generate employment for over 6,000 carers nationwide. To date, Home Care Direct...

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