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Unicef: Ireland one of the most expensive countries for childcare as half of salary is average cost
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Unicef: Ireland one of the most expensive countries for childcare as half of salary is average cost

Jun 18th 2021, 8:11 AM 14,879 Views 27 Comments

Ireland is in line with other rich countries such as Switzerland and New Zealand in the cost to care for two children.

Opinion: We don’t want the crumbs from the table – childcare is in crisis and we need support
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Opinion: We don’t want the crumbs from the table – childcare is in crisis and we need support

Feb 4th 2020, 7:00 PM 13,449 Views 19 Comments

Cut the bureaucracy and fund childcare properly, writes crèche operator Margaret Connell.

Explainer: Why are hundreds of creche owners worried about having to close?
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Explainer: Why are hundreds of creche owners worried about having to close?

Dec 19th 2019, 3:42 PM 13,641 Views 0 Comments

Childcare providers have warned of a crisis as the cost of insurance increases.

Childcare costs up 5.5% nationwide: Here's a county-by-county breakdown
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Childcare costs up 5.5% nationwide: Here's a county-by-county breakdown

Aug 19th 2018, 2:34 PM 24,147 Views 35 Comments

The survey found that Longford had the lowest monthly costs at €650.

Social Protection Minister rules out means testing child benefit payment
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Social Protection Minister rules out means testing child benefit payment

Jun 5th 2018, 11:55 AM 15,490 Views 153 Comments

Regina Doherty acknowledged that there are issues with the childcare system in Ireland but argued that means testing is cumbersome.

Childcare payments may differ from county to county after creche fee audit
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Childcare payments may differ from county to county after creche fee audit

Aug 4th 2017, 6:10 AM 13,311 Views 5 Comments

The review will take 10 months to complete and will inform Minister Katherine Zappone’s future budget decisions.

Children do better when minded by relatives and childminders rather than full-time parents, says ESRI
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Children do better when minded by relatives and childminders rather than full-time parents, says ESRI

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:01 AM 24,540 Views 37 Comments

The study looked at 9,000 children under the age of 5 in Ireland.

'The sector is in real crisis': New report reveals the cost of providing childcare
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'The sector is in real crisis': New report reveals the cost of providing childcare

Sep 29th 2016, 5:00 PM 13,293 Views 24 Comments

Early Childhood Ireland found that Irish families are spending 35% of their yearly income on care.

Open Thread: Is the cost of childcare preventing you from working?
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Open Thread: Is the cost of childcare preventing you from working?

Apr 16th 2015, 11:00 AM 14,024 Views 78 Comments

More than 3,000 mothers are leaving the workforce annually due to the excessive costs of childcare.

Varadkar: 'Childcare tax breaks for parents not being ruled out'
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Varadkar: 'Childcare tax breaks for parents not being ruled out'

Feb 16th 2015, 10:59 PM 9,883 Views 57 Comments

The health minister said that it would be an election issue.

Column: Why am I working purely to keep my foot in the door?
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Column: Why am I working purely to keep my foot in the door?

Jan 24th 2015, 12:00 PM 301 Views 73 Comments

Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the land of working parents – there’s not much of the pay cheque left after crèche fees, commute and (caffeine) subsistence.

Opinion: We can't afford NOT to invest in childcare and early education
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Opinion: We can't afford NOT to invest in childcare and early education

Jul 14th 2014, 7:00 PM 125 Views 25 Comments

Crèche fees in Ireland are among the highest in Europe – but that is no guarantee children are being well cared for.

500 subsidised childcare places come online
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500 subsidised childcare places come online

Apr 24th 2013, 8:30 PM 12,277 Views 59 Comments

A total of 6,000 places will be available when the scheme is implemented in full.

Column: The Dept of Finance is either unable - or unwilling - to fix childcare
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Column: The Dept of Finance is either unable - or unwilling - to fix childcare

Jul 19th 2012, 7:15 AM 44 Views 44 Comments

The Department of Finance is refusing to run the numbers on making childcare tax deductible. It’s not good enough, writes Stephen Donnelly.

Childcare costs differ by 50 per cent in parts of the country
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Childcare costs differ by 50 per cent in parts of the country

Feb 11th 2011, 9:56 AM 1,397 Views 0 Comments

Costs can vary from region to region with Dublin being particularly expensive according to the National Consumer Agency

Irish childcare costs highest in Western World
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Irish childcare costs highest in Western World

Aug 23rd 2010, 9:22 AM 1,243 Views 6 Comments

It costs more to send your child to a creche in Dublin than to some of the country’s most expensive private schools.