Tralee Creches Among The Kerry Childcare Providers To Receive €250,000 In Funding

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OVER €250,000 in capital grants has been awarded to Kerry childcare providers, including some in Tralee.

The announcement was made by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. Katherine Zappone. A total of €6.87m in Capital funding will be awarded to providers of Early Years and School Age Childcare across Ireland.

Stepping Stones in Ballinorig and the Dromtacker Creche at ITT were among the recipients.

Welcoming the news, Fine Gael Senator Paul Coghlan said: “Today’s announcement follows on from the childcare measures we introduced last September, giving up to 70,000 children extra supports.

“This funding will contribute towards the creation of new childcare places, natural outdoor play areas and the essential maintenance and repair of services here in Kerry.”

The approved Early Years and School Age Capital funding for 2018 has been made available to the following childcare providers here in Kerry:


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