McEntee’s husband wants more men to take six months of parental leave
Paul Hickey, the spouse of the Minister for Justice, has been granted the time off to raise their baby son by his employer, pharma firm Novartis Ireland
The husband of Helen McEntee is hoping that his decision to take six months of paid parental leave to mind their new baby will convince other men to do the same and other companies to facilitate it.
McEntee became the first cabinet minister to give birth during her term in office when the couple’s son was born last April, and the first to take six months of maternity leave.
Now her husband, Paul Hickey, has ...