By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and pre-primary education so that they are ready for primary education.

CSO data

Claim: Achieving

4.2.1 According to the ‘Growing up in Ireland – Development form Birth to Three Years Report’, the vast majority of three year olds were reported to be in good health. Almost 98% were described as healthy or very healthy by their parents.

4.2.2 Girls aged 4 years were slightly more likely than boys to be in full-time education but there was very little difference at age 5 years.

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