A preschool class at St Bernadette’s Junior School in Clondalkin. File photograph: Alan Betson

Parents who put off sending their children to preschool in September have been offered a chance to enrol them now – provided they can find a place. Un(...)

Children from Cottage Kids Playschool in Tyrellstown, Lusk present their book “Being and Becoming Mathematicians Through Play” to the Minister for Education Jan O’ Sullivan. Photograph: Colm Mahady / Fennells

  Parents of children paying for pre-school care will not benefit from the childcare measures announced in Budget 2016. Minister for P(...)