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# National Childcare Scheme

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Children’s Minister to seek approval to alter legal status of childminders
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Minister hopes parents using childminders will benefit from cheaper childcare next year
Childcare: Reduction of up to 25% announced in costs under National Childcare Scheme
Needing a PSC for National Childcare Scheme is 'illegal and highly discriminatory'
Childminders to face inspections, training and Garda vetting under new action plan
Here's how you turn vacant buildings into creative spaces
Poll: Should government fund a national childcare scheme?