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Childcare services to remain open but only for vulnerable groups and children of essential workers
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Childcare services to remain open but only for vulnerable groups and children of essential workers

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 5:35 PM 38,006 Views 11 Comments

The measures will remain in place until at least the end of January.

Explainer: What childcare options are available in Level 5 and who gets priority?
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Explainer: What childcare options are available in Level 5 and who gets priority?

Jan 4th 2021, 4:59 PM 45,085 Views 9 Comments

The government has asked parents who are not essential workers to keep their children at home.

Creche worker appears in court charged with assault of two year old in her care
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Creche worker appears in court charged with assault of two year old in her care

May 28th 2020, 5:44 PM 33,627 Views 0 Comments

There is CCTV footage of the alleged assault, Gort District Court heard.

Childcare settings may use 'pod' system when they reopen
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Childcare settings may use 'pod' system when they reopen

May 20th 2020, 5:30 PM 26,703 Views 43 Comments

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone said social distancing would be “traumatic” for children and childcare providers.

Childcare and coronavirus: Many parents still paying, but some childcare staff told to apply for dole
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Childcare and coronavirus: Many parents still paying, but some childcare staff told to apply for dole

Mar 13th 2020, 4:02 PM 76,124 Views 91 Comments

Many workers will now have to apply for jobseekers’ benefit.

29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four girls aged between five and eight in Leinster creche
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29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four girls aged between five and eight in Leinster creche

Feb 21st 2020, 5:19 PM 34,615 Views 0 Comments

The owner of the creche said she was unsure if the children were being “fanciful” when the allegations first came to light.

'This is huge': Thousands of childcare protesters march across Dublin city
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'This is huge': Thousands of childcare protesters march across Dublin city

Updated Feb 5th 2020, 1:09 PM 38,006 Views 45 Comments

The Early Years Alliance said the crisis was caused by the government’s “chronic under-investment” in the industry.

Zappone reverses funding cut for creches on day of protest action next week
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Zappone reverses funding cut for creches on day of protest action next week

Updated Jan 30th 2020, 1:49 PM 27,975 Views 30 Comments

Creche owners had been told the department will not fund an alternative day to make up time for the protest.

'Lessons should be learned' says parents of four-year-old who died of viral infection at crèche
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'Lessons should be learned' says parents of four-year-old who died of viral infection at crèche

Jan 24th 2020, 7:23 AM 33,716 Views 0 Comments

An inquest is taking place in Cork.

RTÉ accused of criminal offences in making of Hyde & Seek exposé
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RTÉ accused of criminal offences in making of Hyde & Seek exposé

Dec 18th 2019, 8:02 PM 30,738 Views 0 Comments

Four Hyde & Seek crèches had been ordered to close by 31 December on foot of an order by Tusla.

Prosecution relies on RTÉ footage in Hyde and Seek crèche trial, judge told
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Prosecution relies on RTÉ footage in Hyde and Seek crèche trial, judge told

Dec 17th 2019, 4:13 PM 8,483 Views 0 Comments

A trial is expected to begin next February.

Fresh charges for Hyde & Seek creche and directors
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Fresh charges for Hyde & Seek creche and directors

Nov 25th 2019, 6:42 PM 24,751 Views 0 Comments

The case has been brought by the Minister for Children and Youth affairs.

'We're seen as glorified babysitters': Survey finds 94% of childcare workers can't make ends meet
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'We're seen as glorified babysitters': Survey finds 94% of childcare workers can't make ends meet

Sep 26th 2019, 2:52 PM 22,465 Views 28 Comments

More than half of people working in the sector are actively looking for another job.

'Our trust has been betrayed': Hyde and Seek parents speak out after RTÉ Investigates programme
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'Our trust has been betrayed': Hyde and Seek parents speak out after RTÉ Investigates programme

Updated Jul 25th 2019, 2:18 PM 53,879 Views 43 Comments

Meanwhile, Hyde and Seek it had taken steps to deal with “urgent issues” highlighted in the RTÉ programme last night.

Tusla releases advice for parents as Zappone 'appalled' at treatment of children in creches
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Tusla releases advice for parents as Zappone 'appalled' at treatment of children in creches

Jul 25th 2019, 8:41 AM 32,051 Views 77 Comments

Children were filmed being roughly handled in the footage recorded by RTÉ Investigates, and concerns were raised about fire safety and other issues.

Creche owner steps down following revelations in RTÉ investigation
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Creche owner steps down following revelations in RTÉ investigation

Jul 24th 2019, 10:47 AM 69,288 Views 54 Comments

Tusla inspection reports for the various Hyde and Seek creches also identified numerous non-compliance issues.

Father given suspended sentence after assaulting childcare worker while dropping son at creche
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Father given suspended sentence after assaulting childcare worker while dropping son at creche

Jun 12th 2019, 6:59 PM 45,124 Views 12 Comments

The 30-year-old married man pleaded not guilty to the sexual assault on a date last year.

Teenage girl settles for €30,000 over 'small' lip injury sustained in creche 13 years ago
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Teenage girl settles for €30,000 over 'small' lip injury sustained in creche 13 years ago

Oct 2nd 2018, 4:17 PM 31,547 Views 0 Comments

Lauren L’Estrange sustained a slight injury to her lower lip at creche after being struck by a tricycle when she was just 14 months old.

Two children hospitalised after E.coli bug outbreak in Galway creche
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Two children hospitalised after E.coli bug outbreak in Galway creche

Jul 18th 2018, 4:30 PM 18,773 Views 5 Comments

Seven cases in total of the bug have been identified and the creche has been temporarily closed.

Louth crèche closed over rodent infestation in baby room and nappy changing area
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Louth crèche closed over rodent infestation in baby room and nappy changing area

Apr 9th 2018, 2:39 PM 30,177 Views 10 Comments

Dead cockroaches and fresh rat droppings were some of the other reasons for closure orders issued to businesses in Dublin and Louth.

Dublin north inner city locals object to charity homeless support centre opening in their area
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Dublin north inner city locals object to charity homeless support centre opening in their area

Feb 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 20,141 Views 32 Comments

Residents of North Wall lodged an official appeal after planning permission was granted for a new facility.

Around 100 children moved to safety following Limerick crèche fire
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Around 100 children moved to safety following Limerick crèche fire

Feb 6th 2018, 2:08 PM 12,129 Views 2 Comments

Firefighters have brought the small fire under control and are remaining at the crèche as a precaution.

Judge turns down €25,000 settlement to boy who lacerated eyebrow at crèche as inadequate
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Judge turns down €25,000 settlement to boy who lacerated eyebrow at crèche as inadequate

Nov 2nd 2017, 6:20 AM 24,160 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the boy had to stand on an unsteady stool to wash his hands in the bathroom when he was two years old.

Affordable Childcare Scheme: 'Childcare providers are desperate and frustrated'
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Affordable Childcare Scheme: 'Childcare providers are desperate and frustrated'

Sep 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 7,495 Views 21 Comments

Childcare providers have subsidised the chronic underfunding from the government out of their own pockets for years, writes Jennifer Whitmore.

What's the point of having a childcare subsidy if under-pressure creches are just going to raise fees?
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What's the point of having a childcare subsidy if under-pressure creches are just going to raise fees?

Sep 4th 2017, 12:05 AM 19,726 Views 47 Comments

Many creches across Ireland are increasing their fees in parallel with the introduction of a new €20 weekly subsidy aimed at easing the financial burden on parents.

'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche
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'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche

Aug 10th 2017, 6:05 AM 24,384 Views 29 Comments

An Crann Taca has rejected accusations of discrimination after it announced it would divide naíonra classes according to Irish-language proficiency.

€4 million to be spent giving 6,200 packs of sensory toys to crèches across the country
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€4 million to be spent giving 6,200 packs of sensory toys to crèches across the country

Aug 5th 2017, 6:00 AM 11,405 Views 18 Comments

Minister Katherine Zappone has set aside €4 million for the project, which is being put out to tender.

Toddler (2) pleaded with parents 'no crèche, no crèche'
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Toddler (2) pleaded with parents 'no crèche, no crèche'

May 24th 2017, 2:47 PM 54,545 Views 59 Comments

The parents reached a settlement in court today.

Reprieve for Drumcondra families as date for closure of crèche pushed back
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Reprieve for Drumcondra families as date for closure of crèche pushed back

May 12th 2017, 9:41 PM 15,831 Views 10 Comments

Last night, the parents had three weeks to arrange alternative childcare. Tonight, they were told they’d have three months.

Galway's Smallworld creche to close this week
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Galway's Smallworld creche to close this week

Feb 8th 2017, 5:15 PM 21,366 Views 15 Comments

It’s understood that the building is to be sold, but there are no plans to relocate the business elsewhere.

Demand for crèches: For the first time, there are over 100,000 children in free childcare
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Demand for crèches: For the first time, there are over 100,000 children in free childcare

Jan 22nd 2017, 1:00 PM 17,449 Views 38 Comments

This represents an increase of almost 50% in a year, and comes before Zappone brings her plans before the Dáil next week.

Childcare worker settles damages claim after falling on plastic toy
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Childcare worker settles damages claim after falling on plastic toy

Jan 20th 2017, 2:40 PM 19,918 Views 34 Comments

The woman said she has suffered back pain since the incident.

Investigation underway into allegations of child sexual abuse at Kildare creche
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Investigation underway into allegations of child sexual abuse at Kildare creche

Dec 21st 2016, 8:44 AM 25,830 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the alleged incidences of sexual assault together with child and family agency Tusla.

Children do better when minded by relatives and childminders rather than full-time parents, says ESRI
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Children do better when minded by relatives and childminders rather than full-time parents, says ESRI

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:01 AM 24,618 Views 37 Comments

The study looked at 9,000 children under the age of 5 in Ireland.

Toddler who hit head on concrete awarded €35,000 damages from creche
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Toddler who hit head on concrete awarded €35,000 damages from creche

Oct 26th 2016, 6:05 PM 33,999 Views 0 Comments

The award was made at the Dublin Circuit Civil Court this morning.

Creches may have to publish their fees under new childcare package
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Creches may have to publish their fees under new childcare package

Oct 14th 2016, 6:07 AM 11,049 Views 19 Comments

It’s understood the department will be calling for all childcare services and creches to be transparent and publish the cost of their fees.

Young girl awarded €40k for fall in a Dublin creche
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Young girl awarded €40k for fall in a Dublin creche

Jul 26th 2016, 3:31 PM 31,664 Views 120 Comments

The girl was two at the time of the incident, which left a permanent visible scar.

Boy scarred for life after falling in creche awarded €45,000
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Boy scarred for life after falling in creche awarded €45,000

Jul 19th 2016, 3:57 PM 23,555 Views 42 Comments

The boy fell on an uneven floor.

Boy awarded €40,000 after losing top of his finger in creche toilet door
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Boy awarded €40,000 after losing top of his finger in creche toilet door

Jun 21st 2016, 1:40 PM 16,387 Views 60 Comments

The top of his finger was left attached to the toilet door.

Creche owner starts campaign to make Irish schools 'sweets free zones'
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Creche owner starts campaign to make Irish schools 'sweets free zones'

Apr 17th 2016, 9:30 PM 25,666 Views 64 Comments

Kate Guerin said she is concerned that children are given too many treats in school.

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