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#Childcare

# childcare - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Van Turnhout "not convinced" HSE equipped to respond to parental concerns
# Childcare
# Childcare

Van Turnhout "not convinced" HSE equipped to respond to parental concerns

May 30th 2013, 10:10 AM 4,652 Views 18 Comments

Senator Jillian Van Turnhout said that the amount of GDP Ireland spends on preschool care and education compared to other European countries is “stark”.

# childcare - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with 300 extra Kate Bushes
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with 300 extra Kate Bushes

May 29th 2013, 7:54 PM 7,787 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Did you miss the Prime Time creche expose? Here's what happened
# A Breach Of Trust
# A Breach Of Trust

Did you miss the Prime Time creche expose? Here's what happened

May 29th 2013, 6:14 PM 89,220 Views 93 Comments

With RTÉ not making the programme available to view again, TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth recap of the programme for those who missed it.

Garda investigation into alleged child abuse following RTÉ documentary
# Childcare
# Childcare

Garda investigation into alleged child abuse following RTÉ documentary

May 29th 2013, 5:37 PM 8,069 Views 44 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald says both the Gardaí and the HSE are investigating the footage broadcast on Prime Time last night.

Taoiseach on creche controversy: ‘God knows what has happened in other locations’
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach on creche controversy: ‘God knows what has happened in other locations’

May 29th 2013, 11:19 AM 11,072 Views 73 Comments

Enda Kenny told the Dáíl this morning that the government needed to the get the provision of childcare in Ireland right.

Fitzgerald “witnessed emotional abuse of children” in crèche footage
# Childcare
# Childcare

Fitzgerald “witnessed emotional abuse of children” in crèche footage

May 29th 2013, 10:47 AM 7,535 Views 45 Comments

The Minister said that the undercover footage “would strike horror into every parent watching”.

Poll: Are you worried that mistreatment of children in crèches is more widespread?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried that mistreatment of children in crèches is more widespread?

May 29th 2013, 9:40 AM 13,277 Views 123 Comments

Last night’s shocking revelations in RTÉ’s Prime Time programme have brought the issue of treatment of children in Irish childcare facilities into the spotlight.

Anger as RTE Prime Time shows mistreatment of creche children
# A Breach Of Trust
# A Breach Of Trust

Anger as RTE Prime Time shows mistreatment of creche children

May 29th 2013, 7:47 AM 37,580 Views 247 Comments

The programme which aired last night showed staff aggressively handling children, shouting at them, and leaving them in high chairs for long periods.

# childcare - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

RTE Prime Time creche investigation to air tonight
# A Breach Of Trust
# A Breach Of Trust

RTE Prime Time creche investigation to air tonight

May 28th 2013, 4:47 PM 30,416 Views 119 Comments

The station has promised parents it will only broadcast the programme once and it will not by uploaded to the RTE Player.

# childcare - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Childhood professionals concerned about RTÉ doc revelations
# Childcare
# Childcare

Childhood professionals concerned about RTÉ doc revelations

May 25th 2013, 12:35 PM 16,654 Views 88 Comments

The Assocation of Childhood Professionals have called on the government to work with its members to achieve quality in care.

# childcare - Thursday 23 May, 2013

HSE and Gardai investigating creches after RTE exposé
# Childcare
# Childcare

HSE and Gardai investigating creches after RTE exposé

May 23rd 2013, 12:20 PM 25,725 Views 39 Comments

“Nightmare situation” for parents as RTE uncover possible mistreatment of children in Dublin creches.

# childcare - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

500 subsidised childcare places come online
# Childcare
# Childcare

500 subsidised childcare places come online

Apr 24th 2013, 8:30 PM 12,292 Views 59 Comments

A total of 6,000 places will be available when the scheme is implemented in full.

# childcare - Thursday 28 March, 2013

Varadkar comments on childcare a 'throwback to the 19th century'
# Childcare
# Childcare

Varadkar comments on childcare a 'throwback to the 19th century'

Mar 28th 2013, 7:03 PM 10,672 Views 104 Comments

The Transport Minister said earlier this week that women would have to quit their jobs if they earned less than the childcare expenses.

Column: The cost of childcare is already forcing some parents to give up their jobs
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The cost of childcare is already forcing some parents to give up their jobs

Mar 28th 2013, 7:00 PM 61 Views 52 Comments

Enda Kenny’s attempt to reassure women over the insolvency controversy does not go far enough, writes Irene Gunning, who says without any form of subsidy, supports or tax relief, childcare costs are borne fully by parents, limiting job options.

# childcare - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Childcare costs leave parents struggling to pay household bills
# Childcare
# Childcare

Childcare costs leave parents struggling to pay household bills

Mar 5th 2013, 6:15 AM 8,126 Views 45 Comments

A survey has shown that costs are also preventing many parents from taking up employment.

# childcare - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Cork crèche closes after toddler found with a ‘probable’ case of E. coli
# Cork
# Cork

Cork crèche closes after toddler found with a ‘probable’ case of E. coli

Feb 21st 2013, 11:55 AM 12,501 Views 20 Comments

The crèche is closed as a precaution to prevent the spread of the infection.

# childcare - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Poll: Should government fund a national childcare scheme?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should government fund a national childcare scheme?

Feb 20th 2013, 10:22 AM 7,452 Views 121 Comments

Do we need to give parents more time for business pursuits?

Column: Childcare is the main obstacle for women getting into business
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Childcare is the main obstacle for women getting into business

Feb 20th 2013, 7:00 AM 125 Views 35 Comments

If we want more women to become entrepreneurs and help rebuild the economy, then a national childcare scheme is needed, says Sarah Nic Lochlainn.

# childcare - Thursday 11 October, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added Christopher Walken
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Christopher Walken

Oct 11th 2012, 7:52 PM 7,244 Views 3 Comments

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

# childcare - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Aug 11th 2012, 6:00 PM 5,334 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The underground sect which has never been exposed to Craig Doyle – and would you trust NAMA to mind your children?

# childcare - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Open thread: How should Ireland deal with high childcare costs?
# Open Thread
# Open Thread

Open thread: How should Ireland deal with high childcare costs?

Aug 7th 2012, 10:28 AM 6,870 Views 116 Comments

An Irish Independent survey finds that the costs of having one child in daytime care is often higher than a mortgage.

# childcare - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Sick pay proposal will affect childcare service provision - survey
# Childcare
# Childcare

Sick pay proposal will affect childcare service provision - survey

Aug 1st 2012, 10:06 AM 4,072 Views 20 Comments

Preschool and creche operators say they cannot afford to cover the cost of Minister Burton’s proposal.

# childcare - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Column: The Dept of Finance is either unable - or unwilling - to fix childcare
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The Dept of Finance is either unable - or unwilling - to fix childcare

Jul 19th 2012, 7:15 AM 45 Views 44 Comments

The Department of Finance is refusing to run the numbers on making childcare tax deductible. It’s not good enough, writes Stephen Donnelly.

# childcare - Monday 9 July, 2012

Column: Reasons for making childcare tax-deductible are solid...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Reasons for making childcare tax-deductible are solid...

Jul 9th 2012, 1:45 PM 41 Views 64 Comments

…So why is the Department of Finance dragging its heels on figuring out that this policy would be cash-positive for the State, asks independent TD Stephen Donnelly.

# childcare - Friday 18 May, 2012

Column: Sinéad O'Connor - Ireland's children live in a caste system
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Sinéad O'Connor - Ireland's children live in a caste system

May 18th 2012, 2:05 PM 148 Views 46 Comments

The singer has been horrified by a report on the state of a building which houses counselling services for teenagers – and argues that it is indicative of how some children are being ignored by the State.

# childcare - Friday 27 April, 2012

Column: 'Free preschool has to be backed by strong political will'
# Childcare
# Childcare

Column: 'Free preschool has to be backed by strong political will'

Apr 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 25 Views 19 Comments

Education and care go hand in hand, argues Irene Gunning, and the care of toddlers and preschoolers can’t be separated as two different processes.

# childcare - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Column: ‘Those first months were magical’ – a dad’s paternity leave plea
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: ‘Those first months were magical’ – a dad’s paternity leave plea

Apr 15th 2012, 6:00 PM 47 Views 39 Comments

Statutory paternity leave would help shift the attitudes of a whole society, argues Andrew Doherty – recalling the birth of his own children.

# childcare - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

New service aims to help children bond with separated parents
# Separation
# Separation

New service aims to help children bond with separated parents

Apr 3rd 2012, 7:15 AM 1,654 Views 4 Comments

Three new pilot Child Contact Centres will offer a safe place for children to spend time with parents they do not live with.

# childcare - Monday 26 March, 2012

Former Dublin Garda station leased to childcare company
# Handover
# Handover

Former Dublin Garda station leased to childcare company

Mar 26th 2012, 3:27 PM 4,816 Views 5 Comments

Minister of State Brian Hayes said that he was open to leasing other State properties to businesses and the community.

# childcare - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Column: How to make parental leave work for dads in Ireland too
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How to make parental leave work for dads in Ireland too

Feb 28th 2012, 2:30 PM 128 Views 20 Comments

Journalist Philip O’Connor says the system of parental leave in Sweden, where he lives, benefits children, parents and the unemployed – and it is ideal for recessionary Ireland.

# childcare - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Gender quotas welcome - but 'token' women candidates won't work
# Women In Politics
# Women In Politics

Gender quotas welcome - but 'token' women candidates won't work

Jan 21st 2012, 8:00 AM 2,903 Views 32 Comments

Female politicians relate their personal experiences of running for office in a male-dominated political world at Dublin Castle conference.

# childcare - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Ireland will do whatever "humanly possible" to stop children dying in care - Kenny
# State Care
# State Care

Ireland will do whatever "humanly possible" to stop children dying in care - Kenny

Oct 18th 2011, 5:37 PM 350 Views 7 Comments

Enda Kenny assures the Dáil that the State will do whatever it must to ensure that no more children die in its care.

Twenty-two young people died while known to State care services
# State Care
# State Care

Twenty-two young people died while known to State care services

Oct 18th 2011, 5:37 PM 446 Views 5 Comments

The deaths took place over nine months in 2010, and include four cases of suicide.

# childcare - Thursday 18 August, 2011

TD says lack of childcare and cash stops women entering politics
# Women In Politics
# Women In Politics

TD says lack of childcare and cash stops women entering politics

Aug 18th 2011, 6:12 PM 949 Views 14 Comments

The Labour TD for Wicklow / East Carlow says women face five particular challenges they need met, before they can consider running for election, and we can achieve balance.

# childcare - Monday 28 March, 2011

Revealed: the real value of a stay-at-home parent
# SAHP
# SAHP

Revealed: the real value of a stay-at-home parent

Mar 28th 2011, 9:46 AM 1,907 Views 0 Comments

All that cooking, cleaning and chauffering adds up to a gross domestic output of €39,182.

# childcare - Thursday 10 March, 2011

Woods' playing schedule limited by time with kids
# Childcare
From The42
# Childcare

Woods' playing schedule limited by time with kids

Mar 10th 2011, 11:50 AM 143 Views 0 Comments

“If you’ve been divorced with kids, then you would understand,” says Woods of lack of competition.

# childcare - Friday 11 February, 2011

Childcare costs differ by 50 per cent in parts of the country
# Childcare
# Childcare

Childcare costs differ by 50 per cent in parts of the country

Feb 11th 2011, 9:56 AM 1,400 Views 0 Comments

Costs can vary from region to region with Dublin being particularly expensive according to the National Consumer Agency

# childcare - Tuesday 30 November, 2010

Grandparents bearing the burden of childcare
# Granny Nannies
# Granny Nannies

Grandparents bearing the burden of childcare

Nov 30th 2010, 3:57 PM 346 Views 0 Comments

As households downsize their budgets, grandparents are increasingly being relied upon for childcare.

# childcare - Tuesday 23 November, 2010

IMF suggests cutting tax - but just for women
# Man Tax
# Man Tax

IMF suggests cutting tax - but just for women

Nov 23rd 2010, 8:34 AM 2,330 Views 3 Comments

A cut in taxes for women would increase GDP, says the IMF.

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