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#Creche

# creche - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Woman guilty of child abduction escapes jail but told to stay away from childcare facilities and schools
# Courts
# Courts

Woman guilty of child abduction escapes jail but told to stay away from childcare facilities and schools

Dec 8th 2015, 2:48 PM 12,523 Views 11 Comments

She was given an 18-month suspended sentence.

# creche - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

'Too early' to determine compensation for boy (3) who lost part of finger in creche accident
# Coolock
# Coolock

'Too early' to determine compensation for boy (3) who lost part of finger in creche accident

Nov 10th 2015, 4:31 PM 15,614 Views 17 Comments

The boy, through his mother, sued Doras Bui Creche in Dublin for negligence.

# creche - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Girl (5) awarded €17,500 after being moved to 'harsh and abusive' room in Dublin créche
# A Breach Of Trust
# A Breach Of Trust

Girl (5) awarded €17,500 after being moved to 'harsh and abusive' room in Dublin créche

Oct 7th 2015, 12:18 PM 34,686 Views 92 Comments

Court heard that she went from being a ‘happy’ child to a ‘;cranky’ one after being moved to a different room in the creche.

# creche - Friday 4 September, 2015

Crèche workers charged with sharing baby "Fight Club" video on Snapchat
# New Jersey
# New Jersey

Crèche workers charged with sharing baby "Fight Club" video on Snapchat

Sep 4th 2015, 11:44 PM 32,860 Views 34 Comments

They’re accusing of instigating fights and filming them.

# creche - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Shopping with the kids is a nightmare, right? Not in Japan.
# International Inspiration
# International Inspiration

Shopping with the kids is a nightmare, right? Not in Japan.

Jun 25th 2015, 5:49 PM 2,944 Views 2 Comments

Now your problem will be getting them to leave.

# creche - Monday 15 June, 2015

'Government thinks it's perfectly acceptable for childcare workers to have absolutely no training'
# Column
# Column

'Government thinks it's perfectly acceptable for childcare workers to have absolutely no training'

Jun 15th 2015, 11:00 PM 1,096 Views 36 Comments

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs has rowed back on its promise that every childcare worker will need a minimum qualification by this September.

# creche - Saturday 6 June, 2015

How much do you value the people who take care of your children?
# Opinion
# Opinion

How much do you value the people who take care of your children?

Jun 6th 2015, 6:45 AM 237 Views 16 Comments

Marian Quinn, Chairperson of the Association of Childhood Professionals explains why thousands of childhood professionals are taking to the streets across the country this weekend.

# creche - Saturday 23 May, 2015

Want to start a childcare business with a difference? This man knows how
# Making A Difference
# Making A Difference

Want to start a childcare business with a difference? This man knows how

May 23rd 2015, 9:15 AM 17,311 Views 8 Comments

Ciaran Flynn’s Childpaths sprung from his experience as a parent. There’s plenty of room for original ideas in Ireland’s childcare industry…

# creche - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Why are Irish creches going out of business?
# Rock And A Hard Place
# Rock And A Hard Place

Why are Irish creches going out of business?

May 17th 2015, 10:30 AM 47,587 Views 56 Comments

Ireland has some fairly progressive childcare measures in place, yet still child-minding businesses are going to the wall.

# creche - Friday 20 February, 2015

The Government’s reaction to our childcare crisis: divide and conquer
# Opinion
# Opinion

The Government’s reaction to our childcare crisis: divide and conquer

Feb 20th 2015, 6:00 PM 49 Views 33 Comments

By pitching different segments of the electorate against each other, the Government can effectively wash its hands of the problem.

# creche - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Gardaí investigate tragic death of toddler at Wexford creche
# Co Wexford
# Co Wexford

Gardaí investigate tragic death of toddler at Wexford creche

Dec 11th 2014, 8:32 AM 20,849 Views 4 Comments

The death is not believed to be suspicious.

# creche - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Opinion: Detachment parenting – deliver, bond, and then deposit in creche
# BYE BYE BABY
# BYE BYE BABY

Opinion: Detachment parenting – deliver, bond, and then deposit in creche

Nov 15th 2014, 7:00 PM 6,971 Views 65 Comments

Many parents have no choice but to return to work when their babies are still very young – and the process is a bit brutal on all concerned.

# creche - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Opinion: Is it worse for your child to bite, or be bitten?
# Toddlers
# Toddlers

Opinion: Is it worse for your child to bite, or be bitten?

Oct 4th 2014, 12:00 PM 2,156 Views 22 Comments

It now seems ‘the first bite’ has been added to the long list of modern-day childhood milestones.

# creche - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Some creches waiting FIVE years between inspections
# Growing Pains
# Growing Pains

Some creches waiting FIVE years between inspections

Aug 27th 2014, 9:25 AM 4,485 Views 11 Comments

“It’s just not good enough,” says Early Childhood Ireland.

# creche - Monday 25 August, 2014

Is one inspector for 21,000 kids good enough?... Fresh questions raised over Ireland's creches
# Childcare
# Childcare

Is one inspector for 21,000 kids good enough?... Fresh questions raised over Ireland's creches

Aug 25th 2014, 2:06 PM 9,550 Views 25 Comments

New figures show huge inconsistencies in the number of creche inspectors, with Dublin and the north-east faring worst.

# creche - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Woman sacked after child played in créche toilet bowl gets €15k
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Woman sacked after child played in créche toilet bowl gets €15k

Aug 23rd 2014, 12:40 PM 30,092 Views 31 Comments

The tribunal ruled that too much blame was attributed to the créche worker over the incident.

# creche - Monday 14 July, 2014

Opinion: We can't afford NOT to invest in childcare and early education
# Childhood Education
# Childhood Education

Opinion: We can't afford NOT to invest in childcare and early education

Jul 14th 2014, 7:00 PM 120 Views 25 Comments

Crèche fees in Ireland are among the highest in Europe – but that is no guarantee children are being well cared for.

# creche - Thursday 22 May, 2014

'The kids know something's wrong': Staff at Tallaght Hospital crèche fight its closure
# Blindsided
# Blindsided

'The kids know something's wrong': Staff at Tallaght Hospital crèche fight its closure

May 22nd 2014, 6:45 AM 10,887 Views 8 Comments

Parents and employees have said they are “devastated” and “shocked” by the news.

# creche - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

'People are raging': Bríd Smith is capitalising on voter anger
# On The Canvass
# On The Canvass

'People are raging': Bríd Smith is capitalising on voter anger

May 21st 2014, 8:30 PM 10,907 Views 71 Comments

The People Before Profit MEP candidate has said she is “as equally in contention” as anyone to take the third seat in Dublin.

# creche - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Efforts to improve standards after RTÉ creche investigation "have not been enough"
# Childcare
# Childcare

Efforts to improve standards after RTÉ creche investigation "have not been enough"

May 15th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,763 Views 15 Comments

Early Childhood Ireland has said that the funding made available has been a “trickle of the stream” that is needed.

# creche - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Royal baby offered place in Irish creche: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Royal baby offered place in Irish creche: The week's news skewed

Jul 27th 2013, 10:30 AM 18,344 Views 13 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Diplomatic incidents over British Prince George, HSE tells everyone to lighten up.

# creche - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Jul 24th 2013, 8:49 AM 10,073 Views 4 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# creche - Sunday 7 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Jul 7th 2013, 8:58 AM 7,844 Views 7 Comments

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# creche - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Crèche inspection reports to be put online from next month
# Childcare
# Childcare

Crèche inspection reports to be put online from next month

Jun 11th 2013, 6:06 PM 8,437 Views 13 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald has outlined plans to change the childcare regulation system following RTÉ’s exposé last month.

# creche - Monday 10 June, 2013

Burton thanks JobBridge critics, says the scheme "isn't for everyone"
# JobBridge
# JobBridge

Burton thanks JobBridge critics, says the scheme "isn't for everyone"

Jun 10th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,904 Views 34 Comments

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie, Minister Burton said that she thanked critics of JobBridge for bringing things on the site to her attention.

# creche - Sunday 9 June, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Jun 9th 2013, 8:54 AM 10,130 Views 6 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your sunny Sunday.

Burton: "Questions to be asked" about privatisation of creches
# Childcare
# Childcare

Burton: "Questions to be asked" about privatisation of creches

Jun 9th 2013, 7:45 AM 5,536 Views 28 Comments

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie, the Minister said that some parents are leaving their jobs because of the cost of childcare.

# creche - Friday 7 June, 2013

Better qualified staff and robust inspections in new pre-school agenda
# Childcare
# Childcare

Better qualified staff and robust inspections in new pre-school agenda

Jun 7th 2013, 12:58 PM 4,679 Views 14 Comments

The new ‘Pre-school Quality Agenda’ will ensure action is taken in response to findings of non-compliance.

# creche - Monday 3 June, 2013

Poll: Should a second free pre-school year be included the next budget?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should a second free pre-school year be included the next budget?

Jun 3rd 2013, 10:39 AM 9,953 Views 92 Comments

Minister Frances Fitzgerald has ruled it out, but do you think she should change her mind?

Lisa McInerney: Caring for children is a tough job - so why don't we value it more?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Caring for children is a tough job - so why don't we value it more?

Jun 3rd 2013, 8:15 AM 154 Views 41 Comments

Childcare is more of a vocation than a 9-to-5 – but many workers are still underpaid and underqualified, writes Lisa McInerney.

# creche - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Jun 1st 2013, 11:00 AM 7,786 Views 28 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

Alan Shatter 'humbled', HSE versus the China baby video: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Alan Shatter 'humbled', HSE versus the China baby video: The week's news skewed

Jun 1st 2013, 10:00 AM 7,233 Views 10 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: HSE officials too busy watching video of Chinese baby to appear on Prime Time, and parents using clothes recycling containers to mind children…

# creche - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Nationwide JobBridge ban for creche chains featured in RTÉ programme
# JobBridge
# JobBridge

Nationwide JobBridge ban for creche chains featured in RTÉ programme

May 30th 2013, 6:42 PM 10,837 Views 42 Comments

The Department of Social Protection says no interns have been sent to the creches involved, and none will be.

McDonald criticises JobBridge's 'no experience required' childcare positions
# Childcare
# Childcare

McDonald criticises JobBridge's 'no experience required' childcare positions

May 30th 2013, 12:29 PM 10,074 Views 49 Comments

A number of internships advertised on the site require only secondary level qualifications.

# creche - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

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 88,048 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.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

May 29th 2013, 4:51 PM 4,420 Views 2 Comments

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

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 11,052 Views 73 Comments

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

RTÉ: No repeats or online airing of Prime Time creche investigation
# A Breach Of Trust
# A Breach Of Trust

RTÉ: No repeats or online airing of Prime Time creche investigation

May 29th 2013, 9:24 AM 28,758 Views 86 Comments

The one-off broadcast last night showed young children being mistreated by staff at three creches in Dublin and Wicklow.

# creche - 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 30,389 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.

# creche - Saturday 25 May, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

May 25th 2013, 8:50 AM 8,691 Views 0 Comments

Welcome to the weekend! Here are nine things to know before you get started.