DCYA – Ministers Zappone and Bruton announce details of the consultation process on ‘overage exemptions’ to the ECCE programme

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone, T.D. and the Minister for Education and Skills, Mr. Richard Bruton, T.D. today announced details of the consultation process in relation to proposed changes to the rule on exemptions to the upper age limit to the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) programme. Last December,…

Little Stars (Moville) Trekking in the Jungle – In aid of ‘Children in Crossfire’

Katie Fitzpatrick from Little Stars Pre-school in Moville is going trekking and camping in the jungle of Borneo to raise money for Early Years Education development in Tanzania and Ethiopia. Katie is a long-term supporter of the ‘Children in Crossfire’ charity which helps the world’s poorest and most vulnerable children. Children in Crossfire build essential services…