Friday 22 February 2019

Capital cash for Cork childcare facilities

Ash's Angels Preschool based at Lower Quartertown in Mallow is one of four childcare facilities in Cork East to benefit from the latest round of state funding.

Ash's Angels will receive €6,979 in funding, along with three facilities in Midleton.

The announcement was made by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone as part of a total capital funding of €6.87 million to under the Early Years and School Age Capital Grants 2018.

"The allocation of funding follows on from childcare measures introduced last September, giving 70,000 children extra supports," said Cork East minister David Stanton (FG).