Saturday 17 August 2019

County childcare services to get an extra €163,000

By David Tucker

Childcare services in Wexford are to receive more than €163,000 in extra funding.

'The money will be used to provide more than new childcare places, maintenance and building work as well as outdoor play areas and is available for immediate draw-down by providers here in Wexford,' said Minister Paul Kehoe.

The allocations are:

Blackstairs Community Playschool, €34,020.75; South West Wexford Community Development Group, €13,452; Horeswood Community Childcare Group Limited, €10,202.77; Gorey Youth Needs Group Limited ,€19,522.00; Crossabeg Community Childcare Centre Limited, €20,000; Taghmon Integrated Local Development Team Limited, €10,029; Blackstairs Community Playschool; €5,000; Anne Butler, €4,971.30; Teach na bPaisti Limited, €5,000; Lucy Feaheny, €4,585; Kilmuckridge Community & Family Resource Enterprise Ltd, €4,808; Joanne Earley, €5,000; Raheen Community Development Group Limited, €3,689.69; Maud Hayes, €5,000; Orlagh & James Doyle, €5,000; Marie Hughes; €3,430; Leanne Kehoe, €4,831.50 and Frances Wadding, €5,000.

'This funding will benefit children, families and providers under our Early Years programmes, and will contribute to the development of an infrastructure that is ready to meet the radical new approach to subsidising childcare outlined in Budget 2017,' said Minister Kehoe.

Wexford People

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