URGENT NOTICE TO CHILDCARE WORKERS who have qualified in recent years.

URGENT NOTICE TO CHILDCARE WORKERS who have qualified in recent years.
This has just been posted on the Departments website which allows for a bursary of up to €750 if you’ve completed your studies in the last 4 years.
Applications close at […]

Our 2016 Website Stats – Don’t miss out on being found online in 2017

Here at ChildcareFinder.ie we help 100’s of childcare providers reach 1,000’s of parents who are looking for childcare every month. Last year we had over 170,000 searches for childcare on our website and connected 1000’s of parents with childcare providers in their […]

110,000 children to get free childcare worth €4k

110,000 children get free childcare worth €4k
More than 110,000 children will be in receipt of free State-sponsored childcare by early next year as part of “radical” reforms introduced by Government last summer — saving each family an average of €4,000 […]

Under-paid childcare professionals – “We’re sick of being exploited”

Photo: Gareth Chaney / Collins

More than 300 Irish childcare professionals protested outside Leinster House over low pay as they warned strike action is edging closer.

A number of childcare centres across the country closed yesterday in order for management and staff […]

Childcare Providers To March On The Dáil

A Midlands childcare provider says the Government must increase investment to sustain staff and services in the sector.

Regina Bushell of Grovelands Childcare will be among those marching on the Dáil this afternoon to signal a number of concerns, including the […]

Childcare providers face ‘major challenge’ putting Budget 2017 plans in place

Childcare providers say they need extra money to make the Government’s childcare schemes work.

Professionals are meeting today to discuss the two new plans announced in the budget, which they say will increase their administration and salary costs.

The first involves the […]

The ABC guide to the childcare digouts

Your Money: The ABC guide to the childcare digouts
The new childcare subsidies could slash your childcare bill by over €10,000 a year, writes Louise McBride in the Irish Independent
Katherine Zappone’s new childcare plan was arguably the centrepiece of this month’s […]

Probe into irregular payments of €500k to child care group

Probe into irregular payments of €500k to child care group
Gardaí and the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE) are investigating irregular payments totalling €500,000 to a childcare group by the State, the Public Accounts Committee has been told.

Correspondence […]