Tuesday 12 December 2017

Childcare changes will make Ireland a more equal country for generations to come

There are now an unprecedented 89,000 children in the free scheme - that is a major achievement
There are now an unprecedented 89,000 children in the free scheme - that is a major achievement

Katherine Zappone

Thousands of three-year-olds across the country are beginning free childcare. Each morning they are joining other children for play, education and growth.

The estimated 18,000 toddlers who just become eligible are the second intake since the service was extended last September.

There are now an unprecedented 89,000 children in the free scheme - that is a major achievement.

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