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"The cost of childcare in Ireland is a second mortgage"

Trying to secure a childcare place for your child can be a very stressful process for working par...

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13.58 25 Aug 2021


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"The cost of childcare in Ireland is a second mortgage"


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Trying to secure a childcare place for your child can be a very stressful process for working parents.  

With waiting lists seeming to get longer and longer, childcare providers are struggling to cope with the demand.

Vera and Sarah shared their stories of not being able to get a creche place for their child.

John of Bel Childcare in Douglas, Cork and Niamh Leeney, owner of Narnia Nursery School in Stillorgan, Dublin explained the demand they are facing in their creches. 

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