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Cavan creche owner 'working in the dark' while trying to re-open facility

Jun 23, 2020 16:06 By News Northern Sound
Cavan creche owner 'working in the dark' while trying to re-open facility Cavan creche owner 'working in the dark' while trying to re-open facility
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A local crèche owner has told an Oireachtas Covid-19 Committee that she has been “working in the dark” while trying to plan the

A local crèche owner has told an Oireachtas Covid-19 Committee that she has been “working in the dark” while trying to plan the re-opening of her facility.

Many creches are set to re-open from June 29th, with funding of €75 million being provided by government to help with that.

However, notification of this funding came 12 working days prior to the re-opening date.

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Paula Donohue, owner of Clever Clogs in Ballyconnell, said this late notice caused “stress levels to rise”.

She also told the Dáil that the “play-pod” model for re-opening has created confusion among providers and parents:

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