January 18, 2022
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Rising childcare fees show the Coalition is continuing to fail children, according to Carlow-Kilkenny TD Kathleen Funchion. Despite repeated Government promises to tackle childcare costs, Deputy Funchion said fees are instead getting more expensive for hard pressed parents. The TD, who is Sinn Féin’s frontbench spokesperson for children, said the Government is
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A Kilkenny TD has cautiously welcomed the Government’s review for the provision of childminding in Ireland. But Deputy Kathleen Funchion says more must be done to address the crippling costs in the sector. Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on children warned: “The high costs (of childcare) are a major barrier for many women returning to the workforce. […]
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Kilkenny parents wondering if they would have childcare facilities to send their children to in the New Year can relax after the Government offered a reprieve to creches over new fire safety rules. Creches in Kilkenny were under pressure to have mandatory documentation in place by December 12, including obtaining fire certificates. The Government has […]