Local childcare facilities to share over €100,000 in funding
23 local childcare facilities in Co Louth will share €101,833 in funding as part of a €2.75m allocation to 671 providers nationwide in the Childcare Capital Grants Scheme.
The grants will pay for the purchase of equipment and ensuring compliance with building regulations. There has also been money set aside for outdoor spaces and to improve accessibility of services for children with disabilities.
Of the 23 facilities in Louth, 13 are in Dundalk or its environs.
They include: Bright Beginnings, Lower Point Road; Faughart Scholars, Lower Faughart; Tir na nÓg Naoinra, Louth Village; Redeemer Creche and Playgroup Ltd, Ashling Park; Pugwash Bay Ltd, Loughantarve, Knockbridge; Pugwash Bay Ltd, The Linns Annagassan; Tiny Tots Creche, Kilkerley; Realt na Mara Preschool, Mill Street; Ready, Steady, Grow, Killanny; ABC Childsplay Creche and Preschool, Castletown Road; Tiny Tots Nursery, Old Coes Road; The Holy Family Parish Community Creche, Muirhevnamor; Jumpstart Preschool, Bellurgan; St Nicholas NS Preschool, Nicholas Street.