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Media coverage of Right from the Start report

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The Expert Advisory Group presented their report, entitled Right from the Start, to Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, T.D. on the 10th October 2013.

The launch generated considerable media coverage.

10th October 2013, Newstalk, The Right Hook (Part 2, 42 minutes)
Expert Advisory Group members, Toby Wolfe of Start Strong and Fergus Finlay of Barnardos were interviewed on the Right Hook programme on Newstalk radio about the recommendations in their report, entitled Right from the Start. The recommendations include shared parental leave, improving quality in Early Years and increasing investment in the sector to 1% of GDP. Listen here.

11th October 2013, The Irish Times, No second free pre-school year before 2015, Alison Healy
Expert Advisory Group member, Toby Wolfe of Start Strong and Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, T.D. highlight the importance of quality in early years services and increased investment in the sector, at the launch of the Expert Advisory Group report, Right from the Start.

Read article here.

11th October 2013, Raidió na Gealtachta, Adhmhaidin (42 nóiméad)
Bhí Ciaírín de Buis ag caint faoin tuairisc Right from the Start ar Raidió na Gaeltachta. Éist anseo.
Director of Start Strong, Ciaírín de Buis, on Start Strong's reaction to the Expert Advisory Group report Right from the Start; in an interview with Adhmhaidin on Radió na Gealtachta. Listen here.

To read the Expert Advisory Group report Right from the Start click here.