Donegal Childcare Committee glad childcare is an election issue

Avril McMonagle, Donegal County Childcare Committee
Avril McMonagle, Donegal County Childcare Committee

The Donegal Childcare Committee has welcomed the fact childcare has become an election issue with Sinn Fein the latest party to publish its proposals on the issue.

The party promised to cap weekly childcare costs at €150 over the lifetime of the next government-if the party was to enter power.

Maternity leave would also be increased to 52 weeks, which would include paternity leave, under the proposals.

Avril McMonagle of the Donegal Childcare Committee has welcomed the fact the the issue is on the General Election 16 agenda: