Over 100 Donegal Childcare workers take part in Dublin rally

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Pic tweeted by Deputy Thomas Pringle

Over a hundred early childhood care and education workers from Donegal have joined a national rally which is taking place outside the Dail this afternoon calling for greater investment in the area.

The Association of Childhood Professionals says Ireland's spending in the area is less than the OECD average, and low wages are forcing many out of the sector.

Avril Mc Monagle is Manager of the Donegal County Childcare Committee. Speaking as two busloads from the county arrived in Dublin this afternoon, she outlined why today is so important.......