In the absence of subsidies, Irish childcare costs are among the world’s most expensive
The high cost of childcare is creating immense problems for many Irish parents. It is causing stress, preventing parents from working and driving them into the unregulated […]
If cheap childcare is the answer, why aren’t French women working harder than Irish women, asks Sarah Carey
This article and opinion piece appear in last week’s Sunday Independent and it got a really positive reaction from both parents and childcare providers who […]
Little Vista, formerly crechecom, a Dun Laoghaire-based software company that has created an app that is revolutionising how crèches and childcare facilities operate, is to create nine new jobs after closing a €700,000 investment round.
Little Vista’s tablet-based technology helps centres […]
After-school childcare plans to target struggling parents
Hard-pressed parents are set to benefit from a plan to use schools to provide low-cost evening time childcare.
Under proposals being prepared by the Government, primary schools would be kept open for two hours for […]
A LIST is being compiled of State-owned land and buildings which could be sold or developed in partnership with the private sector to provide housing, schools and childcare facilities.
The Government plans to draw on a massive landbank held by local […]
Minster James Reilly was interviewed today on Newstalk about the new high-level group of civil servants which begins work today on a more integrated way to fund childcare in Ireland.
Reporting back by summer
The minister said that the group would report back […]