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#A Breach of Trust

# a-breach-of-trust - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Girl (5) awarded €17,500 after being moved to 'harsh and abusive' room in Dublin créche
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# A Breach Of Trust

Girl (5) awarded €17,500 after being moved to 'harsh and abusive' room in Dublin créche

Oct 7th 2015, 12:18 PM 34,814 Views 92 Comments

Court heard that she went from being a ‘happy’ child to a ‘;cranky’ one after being moved to a different room in the creche.

# a-breach-of-trust - Monday 15 June, 2015

'Government thinks it's perfectly acceptable for childcare workers to have absolutely no training'
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# Column

'Government thinks it's perfectly acceptable for childcare workers to have absolutely no training'

Jun 15th 2015, 11:00 PM 1,250 Views 36 Comments

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs has rowed back on its promise that every childcare worker will need a minimum qualification by this September.

# a-breach-of-trust - Monday 13 October, 2014

Links Creche faces 24 charges after claims of 'disrespectful, degrading and exploitative' treatment
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# A Breach Of Trust

Links Creche faces 24 charges after claims of 'disrespectful, degrading and exploitative' treatment

Oct 13th 2014, 11:43 AM 16,371 Views 0 Comments

The charges, heard in court today, relate to allegations of mistreatment of children highlighted in Prime Time’s ‘A Breach of Trust’ programme.

# a-breach-of-trust - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Opinion: One year on from the Prime Time childcare exposé – what have we learned?
# Childcare
# Childcare

Opinion: One year on from the Prime Time childcare exposé – what have we learned?

May 28th 2014, 1:00 PM 469 Views 15 Comments

I watched last year’s Prime Time documentary in tears, as did many parents around the country. Have the inspection and regulatory changes that followed been enough?

# a-breach-of-trust - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Efforts to improve standards after RTÉ creche investigation "have not been enough"
# Childcare
# Childcare

Efforts to improve standards after RTÉ creche investigation "have not been enough"

May 15th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,773 Views 15 Comments

Early Childhood Ireland has said that the funding made available has been a “trickle of the stream” that is needed.

# a-breach-of-trust - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Management investigating after toddlers wander out of Stepaside creche
# Giraffe Childcare
# Giraffe Childcare

Management investigating after toddlers wander out of Stepaside creche

Jul 24th 2013, 9:32 AM 16,600 Views 69 Comments

The ‘Giraffe’ facility in Belarmine was one of three crèches featured as part of an RTÉ investigation into alleged mistreatment of children earlier this year.

# a-breach-of-trust - Monday 17 June, 2013

HSE: 'Creche breached child-adult ratio - we marked it compliant by accident'
# Childcare
# Childcare

HSE: 'Creche breached child-adult ratio - we marked it compliant by accident'

Jun 17th 2013, 6:45 AM 8,778 Views 14 Comments

An inspection report handed to parents whose children attend a Dublin creche identified breaches of child-adult ratios yet marked the facility compliant. The HSE said this was an “administrative error”.

# a-breach-of-trust - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Crèche inspection reports to be put online from next month
# Childcare
# Childcare

Crèche inspection reports to be put online from next month

Jun 11th 2013, 6:06 PM 8,448 Views 13 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald has outlined plans to change the childcare regulation system following RTÉ’s exposé last month.

# a-breach-of-trust - Friday 7 June, 2013

Better qualified staff and robust inspections in new pre-school agenda
# Childcare
# Childcare

Better qualified staff and robust inspections in new pre-school agenda

Jun 7th 2013, 12:58 PM 4,686 Views 14 Comments

The new ‘Pre-school Quality Agenda’ will ensure action is taken in response to findings of non-compliance.

# a-breach-of-trust - Sunday 2 June, 2013

HSE director 'sorry' for not putting creche reports online
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# A Breach Of Trust

HSE director 'sorry' for not putting creche reports online

Jun 2nd 2013, 3:03 PM 9,497 Views 21 Comments

“I apologise for that…It was in a queue of things to happen. It was resource-restricted. It will happen now.”

# a-breach-of-trust - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Profit-making childhood services to pay 'significant registration fee'
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# A Breach Of Trust

Profit-making childhood services to pay 'significant registration fee'

Jun 1st 2013, 2:17 PM 6,858 Views 30 Comments

Chief executive-designate of the Child and Family Agency Gordon Jeyes described the portrayal of childcare in RTÉ Prime Time’s investigation as “truly horrifying”.

Poll: Should CCTV be installed in Irish creches?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should CCTV be installed in Irish creches?

Jun 1st 2013, 10:12 AM 11,359 Views 112 Comments

The idea has been mooted in light of revelations in this week’s Prime Time investigation.

In letter to parents, creche 'does not accept general thrust' of RTÉ footage
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# Little Harvard

In letter to parents, creche 'does not accept general thrust' of RTÉ footage

Jun 1st 2013, 7:20 AM 25,445 Views 84 Comments

Little Harvard has defended itself in a letter sent home with children who attend its five creches this week in the wake of the ‘A Breach of Trust’ programme.

# a-breach-of-trust - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Did you miss the Prime Time creche expose? Here's what happened
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# A Breach Of Trust

Did you miss the Prime Time creche expose? Here's what happened

May 29th 2013, 6:14 PM 89,222 Views 93 Comments

With RTÉ not making the programme available to view again, TheJournal.ie presents an in-depth recap of the programme for those who missed it.

Links Childcare plans CCTV streaming as it tries to 'repair loss of trust'
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# A Breach Of Trust

Links Childcare plans CCTV streaming as it tries to 'repair loss of trust'

May 29th 2013, 1:41 PM 20,536 Views 66 Comments

The under fire creche has issued a statement about RTÉ’s damning Prime Time investigation into practices of its staff.

RTÉ: No repeats or online airing of Prime Time creche investigation
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# A Breach Of Trust

RTÉ: No repeats or online airing of Prime Time creche investigation

May 29th 2013, 9:24 AM 28,774 Views 86 Comments

The one-off broadcast last night showed young children being mistreated by staff at three creches in Dublin and Wicklow.

Anger as RTE Prime Time shows mistreatment of creche children
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# A Breach Of Trust

Anger as RTE Prime Time shows mistreatment of creche children

May 29th 2013, 7:47 AM 37,580 Views 247 Comments

The programme which aired last night showed staff aggressively handling children, shouting at them, and leaving them in high chairs for long periods.

# a-breach-of-trust - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

RTE Prime Time creche investigation to air tonight
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RTE Prime Time creche investigation to air tonight

May 28th 2013, 4:47 PM 30,416 Views 119 Comments

The station has promised parents it will only broadcast the programme once and it will not by uploaded to the RTE Player.