Men represent a growing minority of the overall population of informal carers with their requirement to provide care increasing as changes in traditional family structures take place and the focus of Government policy on community based care intensifies. The number of people with dementia in Ireland is predicted to increase threefold between 2021 and 2041. At the same time, Ireland is set to have the largest growth in the older population across the EU and the number of people with dementia is predicted to dramatically intensify (Trepel 2011). A major void exists in relation to research on male caring in Ireland and it was envisaged that through listening to the stories of a sample of male carers, useful insights into their experiences of providing care to a loved one or close relative with dementia would be provided. Research Aim, Objectives and Question: The aim of this qualitative study was to explore and give an initial understanding of the experiences of men wh...