PODCAST: Daffodil nurse Dympna talks about end of life care

Tomorrow marks the 30th annual Daffodil Day in Ireland when money is raised to support the Irish Cancer Society and the people they work with.

An amount of the money raised goes towards the vital service of providing a night nurse service to allow people the right to die in their own home surrounded by their family.

Dympna McGovern has been working as a night nurse for the past 20 years or so after her father was diagnosed with cancer and was cared for at home.


She told Joe Finnegan about the challenges and rewards the work brings on a daily basis.