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Giving parents a tax credit for childcare would have cost nearly €600m
Finance Minister Michael Noonan said providing tax credits for paid child care would fail an equity test.
Stand off: Workers to take protest to government after charity makes all staff redundant
The group will be staging a protest outside the Department of Children and Youth Affairs at 1pm tomorrow.
Reduced hours and more vacancies are 'worrying' for childminders
A survey has found that the number of childminders working for 40 hours or more per week has reduced as National Childminding Week was launched at the weekend.
Recession leads to parents reducing childminding hours
Survey by Childminding Ireland shows that childminders are being paid similar wages but hours have been reduced.