May 28, 2019
Home 2018 - Early Childhood Ireland - Inspiring and enabling members to provide quality experiences for young children and their families

Upcoming Event in Carraig Briste and Killegney Early Years Services; Quality Practice Indoors and Outdoors.

Early Childhood Ireland is a membership-based organisation focused on the comprehensive provision of early years childcare and education in Ireland

May 24, 2019

Reminder for early years services registered on PIP: The deadline for completing the Early Years Service Profile is today at 5pm.

May 23, 2019

Transitions session for new parents

May 22, 2019

Garda Operation Paisti Car Seat Safety
Devised by Sergeant Dermot O'Connell of Killarney Garda Station, Operation Paisti is an awareness campaign around Car Seat Safety.

May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019

PIP Announcement- Closure due to the Referendum

*Attention Services located on school premises being used as a polling station on Friday, May 24th and closing on that day*

The DCYA has confirmed ... See more

May 21, 2019
Dr Katherine Zappone: 'Standing still is not an option - we have to expand and improve for young children'

The quality accessible, affordable childcare which we continue to work towards must be open to all children, no matter what their age. That is my mission and the mission of my departmen

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Childminding Grant Applications are now open. Closing date 14th August 2019! Contact us on 0539237156 for more info https://t.co/iep8uljxGD

Reminder for early years services registered on PIP: The deadline for completing the Early Years Service Profile is today at 5pm.@pobal @DCYAPress

Garda Operation Paisti Car Seat Safety
Devised by Sergeant Dermot O'Connell of Killarney Garda Station, Operation Paisti is an awareness campaign in relation to Car Seat Safety.
@RSAIreland @rearfacingie @gardainfo

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: https://t.co/RQne22qF6L #PJDay19

National Childcare Scheme...thousands of information packs are this evening in the post to providers and public offices...check out https://t.co/psqnV1HJ4P #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. https://t.co/O32V3Hbsst

Minister Zappone welcomes the report of the National Disability Authority with regard to overage exemptions for the ECCE free pre-school programme https://t.co/EcdYlZedwH

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. https://t.co/hPdY0SIkO6

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

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