A Killorglin father and businessman says the government needs a new childcare plan to help struggling parents.
The average annual price for full time childcare for two children provided with meals in Kerry is almost 16 and a half thousand euro.
That’s according to statistics in today’s Irish Independent.
Chris McGillycuddy has to take his children to work because of childcare costs.
He believes the child benefit system needs to be overhauled, he also suggests after school supervision be catered for by schools: