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We are hosting three half-day Kids Active training programmes in November. The workshops will take place in Cork, Portlaoise and Dublin. For more information and book your place, just click below.

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The closing date to purchase one of the Early Childhood Ireland ICT grant packages has been extended to 30 November.

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This week our Policy, Advocacy and Campaigning team look at the ongoing issues that providers are facing with Higher Capitation payments.

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In this week's blog post, Dr. Jennifer Pope reflects on a tragic event that she discovered when researching serious cases of food poisoning in Ireland.

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This week we share links to important training for the National Childcare Scheme. We clarify the term ‘competent person’ in terms of re-registration and we answer a question on safe sleep policies
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Early Childhood Ireland is the largest organisation in the early years sector. We represent 3,800 childcare members, who support over 100,000 children and their families through preschool, afterschool, and full day-care provision nationwide. Our work includes quality enhancement, publications, advocacy, training, business support & information for a sector that employs 25,000 people today.

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