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#Creche

From TheJournal.ie 'Lessons should be learned' says parents of four-year-old who died of viral infection at crèche Cillian O'Driscoll
From TheJournal.ie RTÉ accused of criminal offences in making of Hyde & Seek exposé Creches

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Prosecution relies on RTÉ footage in Hyde and Seek crèche trial, judge told Charged

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

A trial is expected to begin next February.

From TheJournal.ie Fresh charges for Hyde & Seek creche and directors Criminal Charges

Fresh charges for Hyde & Seek creche and directors

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Our trust has been betrayed': Hyde and Seek parents speak out after RTÉ Investigates programme Under Fire

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tusla releases advice for parents as Zappone 'appalled' at treatment of children in creches Hyde And Seek This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Creche owner steps down following revelations in RTÉ investigation Hyde And Seek

Creche owner steps down following revelations in RTÉ investigation

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

From TheJournal.ie Father given suspended sentence after assaulting childcare worker while dropping son at creche Courts

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girl settles for €30,000 over 'small' lip injury sustained in creche 13 years ago Courts

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

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.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Louth crèche closed over rodent infestation in baby room and nappy changing area FSAI

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin north inner city locals object to charity homeless support centre opening in their area Charity

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Around 100 children moved to safety following Limerick crèche fire Annacotty

Around 100 children moved to safety following Limerick crèche fire

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

From TheJournal.ie Judge turns down €25,000 settlement to boy who lacerated eyebrow at crèche as inadequate Dublin

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Affordable Childcare Scheme: 'Childcare providers are desperate and frustrated' Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie What's the point of having a childcare subsidy if under-pressure creches are just going to raise fees? Robbing Peter

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche Irish/english

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

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

From TheJournal.ie €4 million to be spent giving 6,200 packs of sensory toys to crèches across the country Free Toys

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Toddler (2) pleaded with parents 'no crèche, no crèche' Giraffe Childcare

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

The parents reached a settlement in court today.

From TheJournal.ie Reprieve for Drumcondra families as date for closure of crèche pushed back Dublin

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Galway's Smallworld creche to close this week Barna

Galway's Smallworld creche to close this week

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

From TheJournal.ie Demand for crèches: For the first time, there are over 100,000 children in free childcare Playschool

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Childcare worker settles damages claim after falling on plastic toy Creche

Childcare worker settles damages claim after falling on plastic toy

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

From TheJournal.ie Investigation underway into allegations of child sexual abuse at Kildare creche Kildare

Investigation underway into allegations of child sexual abuse at Kildare creche

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

From TheJournal.ie Children do better when minded by relatives and childminders rather than full-time parents, says ESRI Childcare

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Toddler who hit head on concrete awarded €35,000 damages from creche Courts

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Creches may have to publish their fees under new childcare package Budget 2017

Creches may have to publish their fees under new childcare package

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

From TheJournal.ie Young girl awarded €40k for fall in a Dublin creche Court

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Boy scarred for life after falling in creche awarded €45,000 Circuit Civil Court

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

The boy fell on an uneven floor.

From TheJournal.ie Boy awarded €40,000 after losing top of his finger in creche toilet door Creche

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Creche owner starts campaign to make Irish schools 'sweets free zones' Sweets Out For School

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Woman guilty of child abduction escapes jail but told to stay away from childcare facilities and schools Courts
From TheJournal.ie 'Too early' to determine compensation for boy (3) who lost part of finger in creche accident Coolock

'Too early' to determine compensation for boy (3) who lost part of finger in creche accident

The boy, through his mother, sued Doras Bui Creche in Dublin for negligence.

From TheJournal.ie Girl (5) awarded €17,500 after being moved to 'harsh and abusive' room in Dublin créche A Breach Of Trust

Girl (5) awarded €17,500 after being moved to 'harsh and abusive' room in Dublin créche

Court heard that she went from being a ‘happy’ child to a ‘;cranky’ one after being moved to a different room in the creche.

From TheJournal.ie Crèche workers charged with sharing baby "Fight Club" video on Snapchat New Jersey

Crèche workers charged with sharing baby "Fight Club" video on Snapchat

They’re accusing of instigating fights and filming them.

From TheJournal.ie Shopping with the kids is a nightmare, right? Not in Japan. International Inspiration

Shopping with the kids is a nightmare, right? Not in Japan.

Now your problem will be getting them to leave.

From TheJournal.ie 'Government thinks it's perfectly acceptable for childcare workers to have absolutely no training' Column

'Government thinks it's perfectly acceptable for childcare workers to have absolutely no training'

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs has rowed back on its promise that every childcare worker will need a minimum qualification by this September.

From TheJournal.ie How much do you value the people who take care of your children? Opinion

How much do you value the people who take care of your children?

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.

From TheJournal.ie Want to start a childcare business with a difference? This man knows how Making A Difference

Want to start a childcare business with a difference? This man knows how

Ciaran Flynn’s Childpaths sprung from his experience as a parent. There’s plenty of room for original ideas in Ireland’s childcare industry…

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