11 March, 2019
The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone, has today launched the new National Childcare Scheme.
Speaking at the launch, with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, the Minister said:
"The National Childcare Scheme is a landmark new Scheme for Ireland. It is the first ever statutory entitlement to financial support for childcare. Through this entitlement, the National Childcare Scheme aims to improve children's outcomes, support lifelong learning, reduce child p...