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Local creche owner to address Oireachtas Covid-19 Committee on staffing issues

Jun 23, 2020 13:06 By News Northern Sound
Local creche owner to address Oireachtas Covid-19 Committee on staffing issues Local creche owner to address Oireachtas Covid-19 Committee on staffing issues
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A local creche owner says she will be highlighting issues around staffing when she addresses an Oireachtas Covid-19 Committee this afternoon. Paula Donohue, owner

A local creche owner says she will be highlighting issues around staffing when she addresses an Oireachtas Covid-19 Committee this afternoon.

Paula Donohue, owner of Clever Clogs Childcare in Ballyconnell and a member of the Association of Childcare Professionals, says there is a staff retention issue due to the low wages across the sector.

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

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Paula told The Joe Finnegan Show that she will require extra staff in order to re-open safely on Monday:

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