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  • Feed Feb 25th: "The impossible economy of childcare" by writer Andrea Mara

 "The impossible economy of childcare" blogpost on  looks at why 'childcare' costs are so expensive in Ireland despite many of those working in the sector receiving such low wages.

Start Strong Director, Ciairin de Buis contributes explaining how in Ireland, expenditure on early years’ services is only 0.15% of GDP, whereas the OECD average is 0.75%. She also talks about how we need a a new model of early years’ services for our young children. You can read the full article here.