A crèche owner has been cleared of a series childcare regulation breaches. She was represented by solicitor Frank Buttimer. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/the Irish Times

A crèche owner has been cleared of a series childcare regulation breaches after a judge rule that it would be excessively harsh to record a conviction(...)

The Red House, Youghal, Co Cork

“Look!” says Helen Keane as she shifts a rug on the floor at the Red House. “When we lifted the old carpets this is what we found.” She has exposed a (...)

Judge O’Neill said there was a clear conflict between the evidence given by HSE inspectors and the creche owner and her staff

A judge has reserved his decision in the case of a Cork creche owner being prosecuted over eight alleged breaches of child care regulations including (...)

Hazel O’Mahony, owner of Tiny Tots Creche, Killeagh.

The owner of a Co Cork creche being prosecuted for alleged breaches of childcare provision regulations yesterday denied breaching guidelines on staffi(...)

Solicitor Frank Buttimer: said his client would be strongly contesting all alleged breaches of childcare regulations.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The HSE yesterday began a prosecution of a Co Cork creche owner over eight alleged breaches of childcare regulations, including it being insufficientl(...)