Monthly childcare costs in Kerry up €60 in last 5 years

The monthly cost of childcare in Kerry has risen by over €60 in the last 5 years.

A Newstalk survey has reviewed the cost of more than 130 creches and childcare providers nationwide.

It asked respondents for the cost of putting a 2-year old in full-time care, 5 days a week.


The average monthly cost in Kerry is just over €740, which is up from €680 in 2013.

It is, however, just below the national average of €745.