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Childcare costs continue to rise in County Westmeath

A noted fourteen percent increase in childcare costs in Westmeath in the past five years has accelerated the county’s creche charges above the national average.

Farmer who donated land turns sod on Claregalway and District Day Care centre

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Sometimes, it is just the simplest of gestures that makes all the difference in the world. When Claregalway farmer Mattie Cormican’s wife Bridie passed away after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, he made a decision that will honour her memory and make a contribution to the future of the community that will serve generations.

New childcare website up and running in Galway

A new website has been launched by the Galway Childcare Committee.

Parents suffering due to a lack of childcare

A new survey has found almost three out of ten parents (28 per cent) could not attend work or have missed out on new job opportunities because they could not access childcare.

Increase in childcare weeks ‘a step in the right direction’ says Rabbitte

An increase to the number of weeks of Early Childhood Care and Education children will be eligible for, announced under Budget 2018, has been called a “step in the right direction”, but problems still remain.

Local childcare services receive funding boost

Nine childcare providers in Westmeath have received €41,711.71 in Government funding to enhance their facilities and expand services for after-school care.

Our Lady’s College Galway introduces new PLC QQI Level 5 award in childcare

Our Lady’s College is now accepting applications for its QQI Level 5 award in childcare. The course will commence this September in the college’s Newtownsmith campus and is designed to facilitate learners who wish to care for young children in a variety of settings or who wish to pursue further studies.

Our Lady’s College Galway introduces new PLC QQI Level 5 award in childcare

Applications are now being accepted for Our Lady's College QQI Level 5 award in childcare. The course will commence this September in the college's Newtownsmith campus and is designed to facilitate learners who wish to care for young children in a variety of settings or who wish to pursue further studies.

Galway parents to miss out due to delays in Single Affordable Childcare scheme

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Thousands of parents across Galway, and the State, will miss out on the Single Affordable Childcare scheme because their childcare providers are not signed up to it, according to a County Galway based TD.

Cash boost for local childcare services

Government funding of more than €500,000 has been allocated to improve childcare services in Galway with additional pre-school places, building works, and investment in outdoor facilities planned for next term.

 

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