Month: December 2022

Early Childhood Ireland Policy Brief
News

Policy Brief – End of Year Review: Part 2

2022 has been a long and busy year for the Early Years and School Age Care sector. In the second of a two-part End of Year Review, we will look at the major policy developments between June and the end of the year. (To read part one click here). June The Childminder Development Grant was

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Early Childhood Ireland Policy Brief
News

Policy Brief – End of Year Review: Part 1

2022 has been a long and busy for the Early Years and School Age Care sector. Throughout the year there have been a number of developments in the sector that have caused service providers to shift and change. In the first of a two-part End of Year Review, we will look at the major policy

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus
News

HSE guidance regarding RSV, flu and COVID-19

As we enter the peak winter season, levels of common childhood respiratory illnesses are on the increase, especially in those in the under-5 age group. This increase is reflected in the memo issued to all Early Years service providers by Dr Abigail Collins, Consultant in Public Health Medicine; National Clinical Lead Child Health Public Health

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