There is shock in west Donegal with the news that the Gweedore community creche is to close.
At least 30 children are cared for at the facility which will close in May.
Parents learned of the closure of the state supported facility today.
It is not yet clear the reasons behind the closure of the creche
Local Community worker Micheál Mac Giolla Easbuig has a child at the creche, he says parents now fear they may have to give up work or study as a result of today's news: