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# preschool - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Q+A: Here's what the parties say they will do to reform childcare in Ireland

After a childcare protest marched across Dublin today, here’s a look at what the political parties are promising.

# preschool - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

From The Daily Edge Jameela Jamil says weighing children in Irish pre-schools underestimates potential trauma Jameela Weighs In

Jameela Jamil says weighing children in Irish pre-schools underestimates potential trauma

The suggestion was made in the Oireachtas last week.

# preschool - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

'I won't let him be excluded by his condition': Toddler refused place at preschool

A woman from Cork has been struggling to get a preschool to enrol her three-year-old son, who needs cannabis oil treatment for seizures.

# preschool - Sunday 18 October, 2015

# preschool - Friday 30 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Playschooler gives the cutest graduation speech ever Superkid

Playschooler gives the cutest graduation speech ever

Short and sweet.

# preschool - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Children's minister commits to ending the 'trauma' caused by current adoption laws

A legal anomaly in relation to step-parent adoption means that natural parents have to adopt their own children.

# preschool - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Creche reports 'out of date' says Early Childhood Ireland

The childcare representative group says that there needs to be clear distinctions between minor and major non-compliance.

# preschool - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Quinn proposes using child benefit funds for free preschool education

The Minister is currently debating the issue with fellow ministers Joan Burton and Frances Fitzgerald.

# preschool - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Sick pay proposal will affect childcare service provision - survey

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

# preschool - Friday 27 April, 2012

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

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.

# preschool - Thursday 11 November, 2010

What did you learn in preschool today, kids?

Children who get early education ‘less likely to lie, cheat or steal as adults’.