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Childcare Providers "Operating At Huge Loss" To Protest This Month

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The Federation of Early Childhood Providers says many small and medium creches are running at a huge loss

All childcare providers nationwide are planning to close their doors for three days this month.

A protest is due to be held in Dublin between 26th and 28th September.

It follows the breakdown of talks between childcare providers and Children's Minister Roderic O'Gorman on a number of occasions.

The Federation of Early Childhood Providers says many small and medium creches are running at a huge loss.

The current issues with funding and staff retention are having a knock-on effect on parents trying to find childcare.

Aoife is mother-of-one from Wicklow who had to relocate from Dublin due to problems accessing childcare there:

Chair, Federation of Early Childhood Providers outlines one of the key issues they intend to highlight:


 

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