14 October

Online Petition

Childminders: Sign the online petition calling on Minister Zappone to rewrite the Draft Childminding Action Plan (DCAP). Childminders must rally together to stop the DCAP. The plan needs to be …

07 October

Links to DCYA Online Survey & Submission

Working as a childminder is about to change. The Department of Children & Youth Affairs (DCYA) plan to action the following in the childminding sector: Regulatory Change, Qualifications & Training, …

29 August

“Consultation is not enough”

Childminding Ireland CE Bernadette Orbinski Burke presented at the Draft Childminding Action Plan Launch held in the Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Speaking at the launch Bernadette emphasised to …

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05 March

Art Competition Paints Childminding Gold

‘Childminding is like a little pot of gold’ was the winning entry to this year’s Childminding Ireland Art Competition. Twelve-year-old Clodagh Nic Dhomhnaill from Dublin scooped the top prize and …

Children At Play
31 October

Dispelling childminding myths

    31 October 2018  PRESS RELEASE Dispelling childminding myths  On the day that spells are traditionally being cast, five leading childminding organisations within the United Kingdom and Ireland have …