# childcare - Today’s News
“Can I mute you?”
# childcare - Wednesday 22 July, 2015
Recommendations include extending the Early Child Care Education scheme and capping childcare fees.
# childcare - Thursday 25 June, 2015
The Tánaiste’s own comments came back to haunt her today.
# childcare - Saturday 6 June, 2015
Marian Quinn, Chairperson of the Association of Childhood Professionals explains why thousands of childhood professionals are taking to the streets across the country this weekend.
# childcare - Friday 5 June, 2015
Thousands of childhood professionals are taking to the streets across the country this weekend to protest over a fundamental imbalance in their industry.
# childcare - Thursday 4 June, 2015
A long-term investment plan for childcare is good for children, good for society and good for the economy.
# childcare - Thursday 21 May, 2015
A TD wants to ensure that all childcare staff can deal with such incidents.
# childcare - Sunday 17 May, 2015
Ireland has some fairly progressive childcare measures in place, yet still child-minding businesses are going to the wall.
# childcare - Wednesday 13 May, 2015
The Taoiseach stopped by TV3 this morning, but there was no sign of Vincent Browne.
# childcare - Thursday 16 April, 2015
More than 3,000 mothers are leaving the workforce annually due to the excessive costs of childcare.
# childcare - Tuesday 14 April, 2015
Whether it’s standards, expectations, or good old-fashioned Irish Catholic guilt, most parents are guilty of putting their kids’ needs ahead of their own.
# childcare - Wednesday 1 April, 2015
Thirty new cases have been published.
# childcare - Friday 20 February, 2015
By pitching different segments of the electorate against each other, the Government can effectively wash its hands of the problem.
# childcare - Tuesday 17 February, 2015
Childcare workers are gathered outside Leinster House to protest about a lack of government investment in the sector this afternoon.
# childcare - Saturday 24 January, 2015
Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to the land of working parents – there’s not much of the pay cheque left after crèche fees, commute and (caffeine) subsistence.
# childcare - Wednesday 14 January, 2015
One group believes investment needs to be brought up to the EU average.
# childcare - Saturday 3 January, 2015
Early Childhood Ireland says the Irish Government isn’t investing enough in early childhood education.
# childcare - Tuesday 25 November, 2014
The ESRI has published a report into the care given to unaccompanied minors.
# childcare - Monday 13 October, 2014
# childcare - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
The majority were in foster care.
# childcare - Monday 25 August, 2014
New figures show huge inconsistencies in the number of creche inspectors, with Dublin and the north-east faring worst.
# childcare - Friday 1 August, 2014
A new study by Trinity College Dublin has also found that migrant parents face a greater risk of poverty.
# childcare - Monday 14 July, 2014
Crèche fees in Ireland are among the highest in Europe – but that is no guarantee children are being well cared for.
# childcare - Friday 11 July, 2014
From access to childcare to disposing bank assets, they’ve covered a lot in the Statement of Priorities.
# childcare - Sunday 6 July, 2014
A new report says that Ireland is one of only two countries where there is no minimum level of formal qualification for working with younger children.
# childcare - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
I watched last year’s Prime Time documentary in tears, as did many parents around the country. Have the inspection and regulatory changes that followed been enough?
# childcare - Thursday 22 May, 2014
Parents and employees have said they are “devastated” and “shocked” by the news.
# childcare - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
The People Before Profit MEP candidate has said she is “as equally in contention” as anyone to take the third seat in Dublin.
# childcare - Thursday 15 May, 2014
Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your day.
Early Childhood Ireland has said that the funding made available has been a “trickle of the stream” that is needed.
# childcare - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
Darndale Belcamp Integrated Childcare Service employs 48 permanent staff, 7 relief staff and 43 Community Employment, Jobs Initiative and TUS employees.
# childcare - Monday 5 May, 2014
Tomorrow is World Asthma Day.
# childcare - Saturday 5 April, 2014
Early Childhood Ireland is proposing that a separate strand of funding is immediately ringfenced for private childcare providers.
# childcare - Friday 4 April, 2014
A further €500,000 will go towards parent and toddler groups and childminders.
# childcare - Wednesday 2 April, 2014
The removal of the two children from their families in Dublin and Athlone last October led to strong criticism of the HSE and Gardaí.
# childcare - Friday 14 March, 2014
The HSE is now investigating a number of serious cases.
# childcare - Saturday 8 March, 2014
Early Childhood Ireland said the move by Revenue may not be in the best interests of children.
# childcare - Thursday 2 January, 2014
The Children’s Right’s Alliance has said staffing issues around social workers and public health nurses need to be addressed.
# childcare - Saturday 7 December, 2013
Plus: How much does the average family with two children spend on childcare every year?
# childcare - Thursday 5 December, 2013
The cost of full-time childcare for families ranges from €730 to €1,100 per month.