Month: October 2021

New TASC Report: The state we are in: Inequality in Ireland 2022
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MESL 2021 – Annual Update

This week’s The Policy Brief provides a summary of the 2021 Annual Update of the Minimum Essential Standard of Living (MESL) report, published by The Vincentian Partnership for Social Justice.

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Safefood

Early Childhood Ireland, in partnership with safefood, has developed the always popular Rufus Handwashing Resource Packs for 2021. We all have our role to play in keeping germs like COVID-19 at bay, and the resources in this pack help children learn correct handwashing methods and contains resources for handwashing tips at your setting and at

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PJ day thank you
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National Pyjama Day 2021

We would like to thank all our members who participated in this year’s National Pyjama Day 2021. It was so wonderful to see the images of all the children in settings nationwide enjoying the day. We hope you all had had a wonderful day celebrating ‘children helping children and having fun’.

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Press release Barometer
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Early Childhood Ireland welcomes Budget 2022 as a step in the right direction with major reform now made possible

Government statement of intent recognises need for further investment year on year.   Early Childhood Ireland, the leading organisation in the early years sector, has today (12.10.21) welcomed the announcement of the childcare package as part of Budget 2022.  There is still much work to be done to reform the sector but, after years of

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Garda Vetting update 18 February 22
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Garda Vetting update 12 October 2021

Early Childhood Ireland Members can now track every Garda Vetting application that they enter into the new online vetting system. We also have some information to help when inputting an applicant’s details.

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