Childcare Sector Calls For More State Intervention As Three Clare Centres Shut Their Doors

As the childcare sector grapples with needing support and funding, forcing three centres here in Clare to close their doors, childcare providers are hoping that a sustainability fund, further details of which are expected tomorrow, will be a strong investment into their industry.

Claire Tuohy from Lifford Childcare Centre in Ennis and Elaine Dunne, Chairperson of the Federation of Early Childhood Providers, spoke to Morning Focus.