Pre-Budget Submissions

Our Vision

Our pre-budget proposals are in line with our vision for a society where every child gets a loving, secure and stimulating start in life and for a sector where children are able to have positive and empowering experiences in preschool, impacting on their later learning and well-being.


2012 Pre-Budget Submission

Early Childhood Ireland believes that to build on the investment to date and to work towards a world class early childhood sector, Budget 2012 must take six vital steps.


Pre-Budget Briefing Document 2013

This Pre-Budget Briefing Document 2013 is made in the context of a challenging environment for the 4,600 early childhood care and education services in Ireland, employing 25,300 staff and catering for 101,565 children and their families every day.  73% of services in the country are affiliated to Early Childhood Ireland.


National Pyjama Day 2013

Over 35,000 children to wear their pyjamas into preschool this Friday 8th March for Early Childhood Ireland’s National Pyjama Day in aid of the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF) Hospice Home Care for Children Programme - Reprint of registration packs ordered this weekend, based on increased numbers taking part. Over 35,000 children will wear their favourite [...]

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