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

May 2, 2019

PIP Announcement- AIM Level 5
New Applications

Children eligible for the 2019/2020 ECCE programme
Where AIM Level 5 equipment and/or alterations are required, the preschool provider, in ... See more

May 2, 2019
Early Childhood Ireland's National Pyjama Day 2019

https://bookings.earlychildhoodireland.ie/EventsPortal/Bookings/BookEvent?EventName=Early%20Childhood%20Ireland's%20National%20Pyjama%20Day%202019%2000471

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

April 30, 2019

PIP Announcement

AIM application process for
September 2019 pre-school year

AIM Level 7
For children who are currently receiving AIM supports and are eligible to avail of a 2nd year of the ECCE ... See more

April 30, 2019

PIP Announcement
National Childcare Scheme, Early Learning & Care: Capital Funding Guidelines Now Available
The guidelines set out the application process for capital funding which will allow ... See more

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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

PRESS RELEASE: Have your say on School Age Childcare
Public Consultation launched ahead of National Childcare Scheme

https://t.co/7uy95X1lmX

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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