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#Creches

From TheJournal.ie Hyde and Seek creches at centre of controversy now hiring new staff Hyde And Seek

Hyde and Seek creches at centre of controversy now hiring new staff

The company came to the nation’s attention last summer following an RTÉ Investigates piece on Prime Time.

From TheJournal.ie Q+A: Here's what the parties say they will do to reform childcare in Ireland Ge2020

Q+A: Here's what the parties say they will do to reform childcare in Ireland

After a childcare protest marched across Dublin today, here’s a look at what the political parties are promising.

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 Minister approves one-off extra payment of €1,500 to childcare providers to help with extra insurance costs Childcare Crisis

Minister approves one-off extra payment of €1,500 to childcare providers to help with extra insurance costs

The Federation of Early Childcare Providers says some creches are seeing insurance quotes that are double that of last year.

From TheJournal.ie Tusla defers deadline for crèches to submit fire risk assessments Childcare

Tusla defers deadline for crèches to submit fire risk assessments

Some childcare providers were finding it “particularly challenging” to carry out fire risk assessments.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ accused of neglecting child safety in war of words with Tusla ahead of Hyde and Seek exposé Hyde And Seek

RTÉ accused of neglecting child safety in war of words with Tusla ahead of Hyde and Seek exposé

The RTÉ documentary about the Hyde and Seek chain was broadcast on 24 July.

From TheJournal.ie Parents left in limbo after Tusla closes unregistered aftercare facility in south Dublin Childcare

Parents left in limbo after Tusla closes unregistered aftercare facility in south Dublin

Dimples Creche in Sandyford has been forced to close its after-care from tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Issues of non-compliance found at fourth Hyde & Seek creche not featured in documentary Creche Scandal

Issues of non-compliance found at fourth Hyde & Seek creche not featured in documentary

The Drumcondra creche was not covered on this week’s RTÉ documentary.

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 Planning authority raised concerns about fire evacuation at Hyde & Seek creche before its construction Creches

Planning authority raised concerns about fire evacuation at Hyde & Seek creche before its construction Exclusive

A number of fire safety issues at the creche chain were raised during an RTÉ documentary last night.

From TheJournal.ie Owner of creche chain accused of 'huge breaches' after being filmed roughly handling children in care Hyde And Seek

Owner of creche chain accused of 'huge breaches' after being filmed roughly handling children in care

An RTÉ documentary into practices at Hyde & Seek was broadcast earlier this evening.

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 Some creches waiting FIVE years between inspections Growing Pains

Some creches waiting FIVE years between inspections

“It’s just not good enough,” says Early Childhood Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie €3m childcare fund will leave 70% of providers 'out in the cold' Creches

€3m childcare fund will leave 70% of providers 'out in the cold'

Early Childhood Ireland is proposing that a separate strand of funding is immediately ringfenced for private childcare providers.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about the death of Edward Haughey, Aer Lingus suing SIPTU and off licences urged not to sell booze too early on Paddy’s Day…

From TheJournal.ie Creches under investigation again following more revelations about care Worrying

Creches under investigation again following more revelations about care

The HSE is now investigating a number of serious cases.

From TheJournal.ie Funding of €900,000 for childcare staff training Creches

Funding of €900,000 for childcare staff training

The money is part of wider reforms for the pre-school childcare sector following Prime Time’s exposé earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Tougher regulation of creches must be met with investment - Early Childhood Ireland Childcare

Tougher regulation of creches must be met with investment - Early Childhood Ireland

The Minister for Children today announced more stringent regulation of the creche sector, but a representative body for creches says that regulation without investment is meaningless.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet approves tough new measures for creches Childcare Laws

Cabinet approves tough new measures for creches

Creches would have to be registered to operate and inspectors would be granted greater powers under the proposed new laws.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Creche reports 'out of date' says Early Childhood Ireland Creches

Creche reports 'out of date' says Early Childhood Ireland

The childcare representative group says that there needs to be clear distinctions between minor and major non-compliance.

From TheJournal.ie HSE: 'Creche breached child-adult ratio - we marked it compliant by accident' Childcare

HSE: 'Creche breached child-adult ratio - we marked it compliant by accident'

An inspection report handed to parents whose children attend a Dublin creche identified breaches of child-adult ratios yet marked the facility compliant. The HSE said this was an “administrative error”.

From TheJournal.ie HSE director 'sorry' for not putting creche reports online A Breach Of Trust

HSE director 'sorry' for not putting creche reports online

“I apologise for that…It was in a queue of things to happen. It was resource-restricted. It will happen now.”

From TheJournal.ie Profit-making childhood services to pay 'significant registration fee' A Breach Of Trust

Profit-making childhood services to pay 'significant registration fee'

Chief executive-designate of the Child and Family Agency Gordon Jeyes described the portrayal of childcare in RTÉ Prime Time’s investigation as “truly horrifying”.

From TheJournal.ie In letter to parents, creche 'does not accept general thrust' of RTÉ footage Little Harvard

In letter to parents, creche 'does not accept general thrust' of RTÉ footage

Little Harvard has defended itself in a letter sent home with children who attend its five creches this week in the wake of the ‘A Breach of Trust’ programme.

From TheJournal.ie Childhood professionals concerned about RTÉ doc revelations Childcare

Childhood professionals concerned about RTÉ doc revelations

The Assocation of Childhood Professionals have called on the government to work with its members to achieve quality in care.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Welcome to the weekend! Here are nine things to know before you get started.

From TheJournal.ie Sick pay proposal will affect childcare service provision - survey Childcare

Sick pay proposal will affect childcare service provision - survey

Preschool and creche operators say they cannot afford to cover the cost of Minister Burton’s proposal.