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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Early Years

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# Early Years
Call for increased investment in early years childcare sector, especially for under threes
Teresa Heeney described the situation for new parents as “unacceptable”.
# red line issues
Was childcare really that big an issue for voters in the general election?
It was a prominent topic throughout the election but just 3% of voters said it was the most important deciding factor for them.
# Early Years
Cost of childcare increases for first time in five years
The early years sector profile of each county is broken down in the Pobal report.
# tusla
More than 150 court summonses sent to parents about poor school attendance
Tusla’s annual report shows there were over 6,300 children in care in Ireland in 2015.
# Relations
Taoiseach in Wales for British-Irish Council
Education and economy will be the main topics up for discussion.