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# creche - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

Childcare services to remain open but only for vulnerable groups and children of essential workers
# Creche
# Creche

Childcare services to remain open but only for vulnerable groups and children of essential workers

Updated Jan 6th 2021, 5:35 PM 37,853 Views 11 Comments

The measures will remain in place until at least the end of January.

# creche - Monday 4 January, 2021

Explainer: What childcare options are available in Level 5 and who gets priority?
# Childcare
# Childcare

Explainer: What childcare options are available in Level 5 and who gets priority?

Jan 4th 2021, 4:59 PM 44,803 Views 9 Comments

The government has asked parents who are not essential workers to keep their children at home.

# creche - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Creche worker appears in court charged with assault of two year old in her care
# Gort District Court
# Gort District Court

Creche worker appears in court charged with assault of two year old in her care

May 28th 2020, 5:44 PM 33,560 Views 0 Comments

There is CCTV footage of the alleged assault, Gort District Court heard.

# creche - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Childcare settings may use 'pod' system when they reopen
# Pod System
# Pod System

Childcare settings may use 'pod' system when they reopen

May 20th 2020, 5:30 PM 26,594 Views 43 Comments

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone said social distancing would be “traumatic” for children and childcare providers.

# creche - Friday 13 March, 2020

Childcare and coronavirus: Many parents still paying, but some childcare staff told to apply for dole
# Childcare
# Childcare

Childcare and coronavirus: Many parents still paying, but some childcare staff told to apply for dole

Mar 13th 2020, 4:02 PM 76,008 Views 91 Comments

Many workers will now have to apply for jobseekers’ benefit.

# creche - Friday 21 February, 2020

29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four girls aged between five and eight in Leinster creche
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

29-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting four girls aged between five and eight in Leinster creche

Feb 21st 2020, 5:19 PM 34,567 Views 0 Comments

The owner of the creche said she was unsure if the children were being “fanciful” when the allegations first came to light.

# creche - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

'This is huge': Thousands of childcare protesters march across Dublin city
# Early Years Alliance
# Early Years Alliance

'This is huge': Thousands of childcare protesters march across Dublin city

Updated Feb 5th 2020, 1:09 PM 37,926 Views 45 Comments

The Early Years Alliance said the crisis was caused by the government’s “chronic under-investment” in the industry.

# creche - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Zappone reverses funding cut for creches on day of protest action next week
# Childcare
# Childcare

Zappone reverses funding cut for creches on day of protest action next week

Updated Jan 30th 2020, 1:49 PM 27,973 Views 30 Comments

Creche owners had been told the department will not fund an alternative day to make up time for the protest.

# creche - Friday 24 January, 2020

'Lessons should be learned' says parents of four-year-old who died of viral infection at crèche
# Cillian O'Driscoll
# Cillian O'Driscoll

'Lessons should be learned' says parents of four-year-old who died of viral infection at crèche

Jan 24th 2020, 7:23 AM 33,671 Views 0 Comments

An inquest is taking place in Cork.

# creche - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

RTÉ accused of criminal offences in making of Hyde & Seek exposé
# Creches
# Creches

RTÉ accused of criminal offences in making of Hyde & Seek exposé

Dec 18th 2019, 8:02 PM 30,719 Views 0 Comments

Four Hyde & Seek crèches had been ordered to close by 31 December on foot of an order by Tusla.

# creche - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Prosecution relies on RTÉ footage in Hyde and Seek crèche trial, judge told
# Charged
# Charged

Prosecution relies on RTÉ footage in Hyde and Seek crèche trial, judge told

Dec 17th 2019, 4:13 PM 8,475 Views 0 Comments

A trial is expected to begin next February.

# creche - Monday 25 November, 2019

Fresh charges for Hyde & Seek creche and directors
# Criminal Charges
# Criminal Charges

Fresh charges for Hyde & Seek creche and directors

Nov 25th 2019, 6:42 PM 24,738 Views 0 Comments

The case has been brought by the Minister for Children and Youth affairs.

# creche - Thursday 26 September, 2019

'We're seen as glorified babysitters': Survey finds 94% of childcare workers can't make ends meet
# Childcare
# Childcare

'We're seen as glorified babysitters': Survey finds 94% of childcare workers can't make ends meet

Sep 26th 2019, 2:52 PM 22,416 Views 28 Comments

More than half of people working in the sector are actively looking for another job.

# creche - Thursday 25 July, 2019

'Our trust has been betrayed': Hyde and Seek parents speak out after RTÉ Investigates programme
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

'Our trust has been betrayed': Hyde and Seek parents speak out after RTÉ Investigates programme

Updated Jul 25th 2019, 2:18 PM 53,840 Views 43 Comments

Meanwhile, Hyde and Seek it had taken steps to deal with “urgent issues” highlighted in the RTÉ programme last night.

Tusla releases advice for parents as Zappone 'appalled' at treatment of children in creches
# Hyde And Seek
# Hyde And Seek

Tusla releases advice for parents as Zappone 'appalled' at treatment of children in creches

Jul 25th 2019, 8:41 AM 32,020 Views 77 Comments

Children were filmed being roughly handled in the footage recorded by RTÉ Investigates, and concerns were raised about fire safety and other issues.

# creche - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Creche owner steps down following revelations in RTÉ investigation
# Hyde And Seek
# Hyde And Seek

Creche owner steps down following revelations in RTÉ investigation

Jul 24th 2019, 10:47 AM 69,250 Views 54 Comments

Tusla inspection reports for the various Hyde and Seek creches also identified numerous non-compliance issues.

# creche - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Father given suspended sentence after assaulting childcare worker while dropping son at creche
# Courts
# Courts

Father given suspended sentence after assaulting childcare worker while dropping son at creche

Jun 12th 2019, 6:59 PM 45,102 Views 12 Comments

The 30-year-old married man pleaded not guilty to the sexual assault on a date last year.

# creche - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

Teenage girl settles for €30,000 over 'small' lip injury sustained in creche 13 years ago
# Courts
# Courts

Teenage girl settles for €30,000 over 'small' lip injury sustained in creche 13 years ago

Oct 2nd 2018, 4:17 PM 31,532 Views 0 Comments

Lauren L’Estrange sustained a slight injury to her lower lip at creche after being struck by a tricycle when she was just 14 months old.

# creche - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Two children hospitalised after E.coli bug outbreak in Galway creche
# Galway
# Galway

Two children hospitalised after E.coli bug outbreak in Galway creche

Jul 18th 2018, 4:30 PM 18,760 Views 5 Comments

Seven cases in total of the bug have been identified and the creche has been temporarily closed.

# creche - Monday 9 April, 2018

Louth crèche closed over rodent infestation in baby room and nappy changing area
# FSAI
# FSAI

Louth crèche closed over rodent infestation in baby room and nappy changing area

Apr 9th 2018, 2:39 PM 30,160 Views 10 Comments

Dead cockroaches and fresh rat droppings were some of the other reasons for closure orders issued to businesses in Dublin and Louth.

# creche - Monday 19 February, 2018

Dublin north inner city locals object to charity homeless support centre opening in their area
# Charity
# Charity

Dublin north inner city locals object to charity homeless support centre opening in their area

Feb 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 20,125 Views 32 Comments

Residents of North Wall lodged an official appeal after planning permission was granted for a new facility.

# creche - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

Around 100 children moved to safety following Limerick crèche fire
# Annacotty
# Annacotty

Around 100 children moved to safety following Limerick crèche fire

Feb 6th 2018, 2:08 PM 12,117 Views 2 Comments

Firefighters have brought the small fire under control and are remaining at the crèche as a precaution.

# creche - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Judge turns down €25,000 settlement to boy who lacerated eyebrow at crèche as inadequate
# Dublin
# Dublin

Judge turns down €25,000 settlement to boy who lacerated eyebrow at crèche as inadequate

Nov 2nd 2017, 6:20 AM 24,125 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the boy had to stand on an unsteady stool to wash his hands in the bathroom when he was two years old.

# creche - Monday 4 September, 2017

Affordable Childcare Scheme: 'Childcare providers are desperate and frustrated'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Affordable Childcare Scheme: 'Childcare providers are desperate and frustrated'

Sep 4th 2017, 6:30 AM 7,466 Views 21 Comments

Childcare providers have subsidised the chronic underfunding from the government out of their own pockets for years, writes Jennifer Whitmore.

What's the point of having a childcare subsidy if under-pressure creches are just going to raise fees?
# Robbing Peter
# Robbing Peter

What's the point of having a childcare subsidy if under-pressure creches are just going to raise fees?

Sep 4th 2017, 12:05 AM 19,690 Views 49 Comments

Many creches across Ireland are increasing their fees in parallel with the introduction of a new €20 weekly subsidy aimed at easing the financial burden on parents.

# creche - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche
# Irish/english
# Irish/english

'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche

Aug 10th 2017, 6:05 AM 24,278 Views 30 Comments

An Crann Taca has rejected accusations of discrimination after it announced it would divide naíonra classes according to Irish-language proficiency.

# creche - Saturday 5 August, 2017

€4 million to be spent giving 6,200 packs of sensory toys to crèches across the country
# Free Toys
# Free Toys

€4 million to be spent giving 6,200 packs of sensory toys to crèches across the country

Aug 5th 2017, 6:00 AM 11,400 Views 18 Comments

Minister Katherine Zappone has set aside €4 million for the project, which is being put out to tender.

# creche - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Toddler (2) pleaded with parents 'no crèche, no crèche'
# Giraffe Childcare
# Giraffe Childcare

Toddler (2) pleaded with parents 'no crèche, no crèche'

May 24th 2017, 2:47 PM 54,379 Views 59 Comments

The parents reached a settlement in court today.

# creche - Friday 12 May, 2017

Reprieve for Drumcondra families as date for closure of crèche pushed back
# Dublin
# Dublin

Reprieve for Drumcondra families as date for closure of crèche pushed back

May 12th 2017, 9:41 PM 15,827 Views 10 Comments

Last night, the parents had three weeks to arrange alternative childcare. Tonight, they were told they’d have three months.

# creche - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Galway's Smallworld creche to close this week
# Barna
# Barna

Galway's Smallworld creche to close this week

Feb 8th 2017, 5:15 PM 21,322 Views 15 Comments

It’s understood that the building is to be sold, but there are no plans to relocate the business elsewhere.

# creche - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Demand for crèches: For the first time, there are over 100,000 children in free childcare
# Playschool
# Playschool

Demand for crèches: For the first time, there are over 100,000 children in free childcare

Jan 22nd 2017, 1:00 PM 17,438 Views 38 Comments

This represents an increase of almost 50% in a year, and comes before Zappone brings her plans before the Dáil next week.

# creche - Friday 20 January, 2017

Childcare worker settles damages claim after falling on plastic toy
# Creche
# Creche

Childcare worker settles damages claim after falling on plastic toy

Jan 20th 2017, 2:40 PM 19,833 Views 34 Comments

The woman said she has suffered back pain since the incident.

# creche - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Investigation underway into allegations of child sexual abuse at Kildare creche
# Kildare
# Kildare

Investigation underway into allegations of child sexual abuse at Kildare creche

Dec 21st 2016, 8:44 AM 25,815 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the alleged incidences of sexual assault together with child and family agency Tusla.

# creche - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Children do better when minded by relatives and childminders rather than full-time parents, says ESRI
# Childcare
# Childcare

Children do better when minded by relatives and childminders rather than full-time parents, says ESRI

Nov 2nd 2016, 6:01 AM 24,430 Views 37 Comments

The study looked at 9,000 children under the age of 5 in Ireland.

# creche - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Toddler who hit head on concrete awarded €35,000 damages from creche
# Courts
# Courts

Toddler who hit head on concrete awarded €35,000 damages from creche

Oct 26th 2016, 6:05 PM 33,949 Views 15 Comments

The award was made at the Dublin Circuit Civil Court this morning.

# creche - Friday 14 October, 2016

Creches may have to publish their fees under new childcare package
# Budget 2017
# Budget 2017

Creches may have to publish their fees under new childcare package

Oct 14th 2016, 6:07 AM 11,031 Views 19 Comments

It’s understood the department will be calling for all childcare services and creches to be transparent and publish the cost of their fees.

# creche - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

Young girl awarded €40k for fall in a Dublin creche
# Court
# Court

Young girl awarded €40k for fall in a Dublin creche

Jul 26th 2016, 3:31 PM 31,507 Views 120 Comments

The girl was two at the time of the incident, which left a permanent visible scar.

# creche - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Boy scarred for life after falling in creche awarded €45,000
# Circuit Civil Court
# Circuit Civil Court

Boy scarred for life after falling in creche awarded €45,000

Jul 19th 2016, 3:57 PM 23,538 Views 42 Comments

The boy fell on an uneven floor.

# creche - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Boy awarded €40,000 after losing top of his finger in creche toilet door
# Creche
# Creche

Boy awarded €40,000 after losing top of his finger in creche toilet door

Jun 21st 2016, 1:40 PM 16,360 Views 56 Comments

The top of his finger was left attached to the toilet door.

# creche - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Creche owner starts campaign to make Irish schools 'sweets free zones'
# Sweets Out For School
# Sweets Out For School

Creche owner starts campaign to make Irish schools 'sweets free zones'

Apr 17th 2016, 9:30 PM 25,642 Views 64 Comments

Kate Guerin said she is concerned that children are given too many treats in school.

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