May 14, 2019

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Early Childhood Education and Care Level 7 in Wexford for September 2019 deadline is fast approaching.
If you are interested in enrolling on this Bachelor of Arts in ... See more

May 13, 2019

PIP Announcement
The Early Years’ Service Profile 2018/2019 is now LIVE on the PIP portal

What is the Early Years Service Profile?

The Early Years Service Profile is an annual survey completed ... See more

May 10, 2019

May 10, 2019

May 8, 2019
Our HB Funday's campaign ambassadors feature on RTÉ's Today with Maura and Daithí

Down Syndrome Ireland - HB Fundays | It's time for ice cream

Watch Deidre and her amazing son Eoin and our HB Fundays ambassador Rachel Allen talk about our 2019 HB Fundays campaign on RTÉ's Today with Maura and Daithí...

May 8, 2019

PIP Announcement
Early Years Service Profile
The 2018/2019 Early Years Service Profile launches on Monday 13th May.
The annual survey is developed by the Department of Children and Youth Affairs ... See more

May 8, 2019

Over 800,000 children avail of first decade of free pre-school.
Annual budget jumps 172% since first roll out
Steep rise in the school-starting age
Statement by Minister Katherine ... See more

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Bachelor of Arts in Applied Early #Childhood #Education and #Care Level 7 @ITCarlowWexford for September 2019 deadline is fast approaching!
@WxCoChildcare @WexfordChamber @SkillnetIreland

We are thrilled to announce that registration for Early Childhood Ireland's National Pyjama Day 2019 is now open! We can't wait to celebrate this exciting event with #EarlyYears setting all across Ireland. Click here to register and get planning: #PJDay19

National Childcare Scheme...thousands of information packs are this evening in the post to providers and public offices...check out #NoChild2020 @merrionstreet @DCYAPress @EarlyChildhdIRL @ChildRightsIRL

Attention Update
closing date for receipt of the applications for the LINC Programme has been extended to Thursday 11th April 2019 at 4pm.

Minister Zappone welcomes the report of the National Disability Authority with regard to overage exemptions for the ECCE free pre-school programme

Childcare - 358 applications for our 6.1m Capital Grant Scheme received from providers!...another very busy year....the hard work of considering applications has begun!.. @DCYAPress @pobal @EarlyChildhdIRL @dcu_ecrc @SeasSuas_Irl @acpire @merrionstreet

One week to go until the closing of applications for the #finalyear of the #LINC Programme. Have you got your application in? @MICLimerick @EarlyChildhdIRL #finalweek #inclusion #education

PRESS RELEASE: Zappone confirms Childcare Programme Support Payments worth over €19m. Application window 13th May – 21st June 2019. Payments to issue end June.

Counting down to the National Childcare Scheme...this afternoon I am confirming 19m Euro in Programme Support payments for providers.....Overall investment is up 117% since 2015.... our work goes on @DCYAPress @acpire @SeasSuas_Irl @merrionstreet

Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare Capital 2019
The application process for Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare Capital 2019 is now midway to the closing date of 27th March. For services who wish to apply, submit as soon as possible to avoid delays

A big day!...The National Childcare Scheme unveiled...find out more @DCYAPress @merrionstreet @ChildRightsIRL @EarlyChildhdIRL @acpire @SeasSuas_Irl @BigStartIreland @ChambersIreland

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