Thursday July 2, 2020

Childcare costs on the rise

Paying for childcare can be comparable to a second mortgage, and parents - especially those with more than one child - often find it a significant financial burden.

1st March, 2008

Paying for childcare can be comparable to a second mortgage, and parents - especially those with more than one child - often find it a significant financial burden.

The cost of childcare increased by 3.9 per cent last year, according to figures from the Central Statistics Office - a significant sum when you consider that some parents pay over €200 a week in childcare fees. Based on a weekly sum of €200, parents can face...

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