Election Childcare Promises In The News

With so much talk about the upcoming general election, affordable childcare seems to be almost a “buzz term” for many of the political parties. Here on ChildcareFinder.ie we are keeping you posted on all the latest childcare election news, in […]

ChildcareFinder.ie Featured On OfficeMum.ie

“Parent Guilt is a much documented issue and is often described as “A Silent Epidemic”. It’s hard to avoid these days in the online world we live in.”

Regina Graham is a Dublin mum of three and owner of Childcarefinder.ie – […]

Women must make affordable childcare an election issue

For the next few weeks, we will be plagued with knocks on the door as candidates try to persuade us to give them our votes. They will dazzle us with their mandates and promises for the future.

One of the key […]

€2 an hour for childcare puts parents on a wage of €2 an hour

By VICTORIA WHITE: €2 an hour for childcare puts parents on a wage of €2 an hour
TWO euro an hour. That’s what a child is worth as the Coalition’s general election campaign kicks off in this centenary year of 2016.

The […]

Increase In Parents Looking For Childcare

January saw a huge increase in visitor numbers and visitor engagement on ChildcareFinder.ie, as parents start looking again for local childcare.
If you own a creche, Montessori, afterschool or preschool service you can get listed and get found by local parents […]

‘Greater childcare subsidies needed’

A report calling for greater state subsidisation of childcare to relieve parents of the burden of an “extra mortgage” and to ensure the sector is sustainable for childcare providers has been broadly welcomed.
The recommendation is one of 13 contained in […]

Concern over free pre-school year scheme extension

Working conditions must be addressed before extending scheme, inquiry hears
The Government’s plans to offer children a second year of free pre-school education should not go ahead before major problems with existing services are overcome, an Oireachtas inquiry has urged.

Minister for […]

Are the Labour childcare promises realistic?

Odran Flynn of Newstalk takes an in-depth look at the proposals around Labour’s childcare promises
So what’s it about? Could it work? The figures in detail…. read the article on the Newstalk website here