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Minister Katherine Zappone T.D. launches The Universal Design Guidelines for Early Learning and Care settings

25th June, 2019

Today the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr Katherine Zappone launches the Universal Design Guidelines for Early Learning and Care (ELC) settings.  These guidelines are an important step in making all ELC services accessible to all children.  This publication will offer guidance on the refurbishment, renovation and the building of centres for Early Learning […]

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National Childcare Scheme

24th June, 2019

‘The National Childcare Scheme – Parent Support Centre is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm. The contact number is: (01) 906 8530’

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CCSP and TEC Programme calls 2019/20 – Contracting Process

24th June, 2019

Please be aware that the Funding Agreements for CCSP and TEC are now available to activate on PIP for the 2019/20 programme year. Note: These are roll-over Agreements from the 2018/19 programme year (as referred to in the CCSP Funding Agreement 2018/19, clause 1.10*). However, it is necessary for all services to activate these Funding Agreements for the […]

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CCSP and TEC Programme calls 2019/20 – Contracting Process

17th June, 2019

Please be aware that the Grant Funding Agreements for CCSP and TEC are now available to activate on PIP for the 2019/20 programme year. Note: These are roll-over Agreements from the 2018/19 programme year (as referred to in the CCSP Funding Agreement 2018/19, clause 1.10*). However, it is necessary for all services to activate these Grant Funding Agreements […]

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​PSP – Closing date reminder

17th June, 2019

Reminder to all providers that the window for applying for Programme Support Payments closes next Friday 21 June 2019 at 3pm.   Providers are reminded that no late applications for PSP will be admitted past this date, under any circumstances.

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NCS Capital How to guide

17th June, 2019

The NCS Capital applications are now open, for more information on how to make your application, and a step by step guide please follow this link:   If you have any further queries in relation to the NCS Capital grant please contact Pobal throughonlinesupport@pobal.ie or 01-5117222.

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