There was a huge crowd in Kilrush for a meeting regarding the West Clare Early Years Care services. A lot of detail is now emerging, including significant governance issues (see Dept statement below). Mr Jerry Murphy, Director of Pobal, is in attendance tonight and a number of key action points have been agreed to by the Department. The Department is seeking an update immediately after the meeting and are committed as soon as possible to resolving the significant distress this has caused families and children…Statement by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs re West Clare Early Years