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Galway senator welcomes Budget childcare measures

Galway Fine Gael senator Hildegarde Naughton has labelled Tuesday’s Budget as ‘progressive’ and has welcomed its focus on childcare provision.

Pay a visit to Auburn Creche and Preschool

Auburn Creche and Preschool is situated at 9 Auburn Heights, Athlone. The location of the creche is superb and is convenient to Athlone town centre, AIT, Ericssons, etc.

Grovelands staff taking on the Operation Transformation health challenge

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The staff of Grovelands Childcare Athlone are taking part in RTɔs Operation Transformation and are asking Athlonians to join them and take on the weight loss and fitness challenge.

Troy to host consultation evening on early childcare and education


MEP wants childcare facilities to be exempt from rates

Sinn Féin MEP for Midlands North West, Matt Carty, has this week called for the Government to change the legislation in order for childcare facilities to be exempt from commercial rates. Speaking this week Carthy said: “Commercial rates on community and private childcare facilities increase the costs on parents, many of whom are already struggling. Numerous childcare providers and anxious parents have been in contact with me in relation to their increased concern on this issue and many local authorities have supported Sinn Féin motions calling for the exemption of childcare facilities from commercial rates.

Mayo Road Safety Office brings belt up message to pre-school children

Mayo County Council’s road safety officer said that children, especially those under five, cannot be responsible for keeping themselves safe.

Preschool children get tattoos on 'belting up'

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Preschool children in Mayo are getting tattooed as part of a new campaign to remind their parents about the importance of belting up.

Start a rewarding career in Montessori or childcare at Portobello Institute

The early childhood years is the most important development stage for a child, as the experiences he or she has in the first few years set the foundations for relationships and learning throughout their lives.  

Let’s get to the point(s)

It is that time of year again, the much anticipated Leaving Certificate results have arrived and now the worry and impatience is building as students await the first round of offers. Students are under pressure to achieve CAO points, choose the right course, plan a career, and with that comes much uncertainty. The Learning Institute would like to reassure school leavers that your future does not have to be dependent on points. The Learning Institute makes the point that there are alternative routes to education and employment even if you do not get your first choice.

Chambers hits out at childcare costs

Castlebar Electoral Area candidate, Lisa Chambers, has demanded increased support for working families to help them to deal with spiralling childcare costs. The 2011 General Election candidate said: “Unless the issue of childcare costs is addressed, particularly for lower income families, we will see a much greater number of children being cared for through private arrangements. But private childcare is totally unregulated, with no qualifications needed, no inspections, and no specific standards required. We need to ensure that crèches and pre-schools, which are regulated, are affordable options for more families.”


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