AFFORDABLE CHILDCARE – IT STARTS NOW
Subsidies are being provided to make childcare more affordable for families in Ireland.
- A universal, non-means tested subsidy of up to €1,040 per year for children up to start of the ECCE (free pre-school) programme
- Supports for families on lower incomes of up to €7,500 per year for children up to 15 years of age
The affordable childcare website includes information for parents and early childcare providers, including eligibility and rates.