Childcare Funding

Mary welcomed the report from the Expert group on Childcare this week and the Government has accepted its recommendations.

Highlights of the report include:

€270Million extra funding to the sector which will help to

Control fees, which have been a barrier for so many parents.

Improve pay & conditions for this dedicated work force.

It will also dedicate funding for children of disadvantage, so they can access early learning and childcare.

For more information and to read the full report click here