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Women's participation in the workforce remains low because of "Ireland’s unaffordable childcare costs", and it will go lower unless the State introduces a universal public childcare system.
The Government must “step up and support” new parents who are being faced with an “unacceptable choice” between securing childcare and fully returning to work.
A list of “rebranded and repackaged commitments”, full of “deliberately vague” language, and a worrying lack of costings, is how one local politician has described the new programme for government.
Comments by the Health Minister that families will have to secure a “dig out” for getting childcare, shows the Government has a "derisory understanding" of the importance of childcare for working parents.
Every home has an unused guitar, tin whistle, tennis racket, or running machine, and a call has gone out for these to be donated to clubs, schools and individuals across the city and county.
Fred Johnston, poet, author, critic
The Covid-19 pandemic has "highlighted the unsustainability" of the State exams "in their current form", and further exposes the "limitations of exams which place so much emphasis on a few weeks at the end of a student’s school life".
"I am looking forward to reunions with loved ones. It’s going to be pretty special when grand-parents get reunited with their much loved grandchildren (my own parents can’t wait to cuddle my son Seán, who they’ve been missing these last few weeks). I feel for older people in our communities during these times who love a bit of company, security, and social interaction. I’m looking forward to seeing families reconnect and out and about again.
GALWAY SINGER-songwriter Niamh Regan will play tomorrow's Mini Gigs at Mick’s, the new series of online concerts curated by Mick Flannery, in partnership with PlayIrish.
THE PERSONAL is political is a phrase/slogan/rallying call which has been around since the late 1960s, but is one that feels ever more pertinent and apt.