The Irish Minister for Finance to give tax breaks for childcare
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In Ireland, parents are paying up to 1600 Euro a month for childcare, that\'s nearly one person\'s monthly wage. Even though we are in the \"Celtic Tiger\" many people are paying nearly their full wage on bills and childcare and just about have enough to survive on themselves.
We are a group of women who post on the message boards http://www.magicmum.com and http://www.eumom.com/ie about the trials of parenthood and everything that gets on our nerves, including huge amounts of money going to childcare!
http://www.sbpost.ie/web/DocumentView/did-52395931-pageUrl--2FThe-Newspaper-2FSundays-Paper-2FThe-Market-2FMarkets.asp ---the basis of our annoyance