Childcare scheme ‘will put lone parents out of work’

A group says the new scheme, launched in March this year, will take up to €400 a month from Ireland’s most vulnerable families.

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Taoiseach launches National Children's Scheme

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has launched the National Children's Scheme today, that aims to make childcare 'more accessible' to parents.

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Survey shows lack of childcare supports for workers

A new survey from IrishJobs.ie found nearly half of employees questioned had missed work frequently in the past year because they could not fit family demands into a regular 9 to 5 job.

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September. Can anyone believe it’s here

September. Can anyone believe it’s here?, asks Tric Kearney.

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Childcare costs biggest barrier to mothers working

Childcare costs would have to fall substantially to encourage more mothers to go to work or to work more hours.

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Government considering more after-school care and paid paternity leave

Subsidised after-school childcare and paid paternity leave are just some of the new measures under consideration by the Government.

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