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26th January 2016: featured audio from Start Strong in response to the Cabinet's discussions on implementing two weeks' paid paternity leave.

NewstalkIn her interview, Start Strong Director CiairĂ­n de Buis outlined that the step was significant, but should be seen as the first of many steps needed to bring family leave in Ireland in line with best international standards.

As part of its early Years #GE16 campaign, Start Strong is calling for the introduction of 6 months' paid parental leave over the lifetime of the next Government, giving parents the option of caring for their children at home for the critical first year of life.

View the report here.

Read our press statement in response to two weeks' paid paternity leave here.