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Media Coverage - Call for regulation and recognition of childminding

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Start Strong's call for regulation and recognition of childminding generated a lot of media interest.

Below are links to the recent media coverage.

13 November 2012 -  Irish Times Health Supplement, by Sheila Wayman: "Making Sure your Child is Safe" ..Read here

18 October 2012 - Irish Examiner: "Babysitters and sports volunteers unvetted".. Read here

19 October 2012 - Irish Examiner: "Vetting Bill criticised for leaving blindspots" ..Read here

25 October 2012 -RTE Six-One News: "Start Strong calls for vetting and regulations of Childminders".Watch video here

25 October 2012 -RTE.ie News: "Minister says full childminder regulation 'would be challenging'" .. Read here

26th October 2012 - RTE Radio One, Morning Ireland: "Organisations call for Garda vetting of all childminders - Start Strong's Toby Wolfe"..Listen here

26 October 2012 - Spin 1038: Toby Wolfe spoke on Spin 1038's lunchtime show, The Spin,  about vetting childminders. (No podcast available.)

26 October 2012 - RTE.ie News: "Groups call for mandatory Garda vetting of all paid childminders".. Read here

27 October 2012 - The Daily Mail: "Now babysitters may be subjected to Garda checks" .. Read here

28 October 2012 - The Sunday Times: "Childcare vetting begins at home"..Read here

30 October 2012 - Kildare FM: Toby Wolfe spoke on Kildare FM's  Kildare Today show,  about vetting childminders. (No podcast available.)

30 October, 2012 - WLR FM: Toby Wolfe spoke on WLRFM's  Deise AM show,  about vetting childminders. (No podcast available.)