Preschool education is a vital public good. There is an overwhelming public interest in the provision of high quality early education to all children, regardless of their family circumstances.

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The Giraffe Childcare and Early learning Centre, Belarmine, near Stepaside, Dublin.

The three crèches that are expected to feature in an RTÉ Primetime programme on childcare are each part of substantial business ventures.The Giraffe g(...)