AN investment of €272,045 in capital funding is being awarded to providers of early learning and care and school age childcare in Mayo, which will lead to the creation of additional childcare places in the county.
Strand A funding (early learning and care) is for new places for 0-3 year olds and allocations here are:
Mary Corcoran €46,097
Ballintubber Community Preschool & Afterschool €50,000.
Awards under Strand C (school age), for new places for school age children, are:
Catriona Chalke and Siobhan Conway €17,000
Ballyglass Community Council €20,000
Kathleen Keane €20,000
Mairead Hastings €19,984
Sopns Before & After School & Pre School €20,000
Eileen McNeela €19,900
Crimlin National School €18,514
Dandine Limited and Breege Jackson Partnership €16,950
Robeen Community Playschool €11,042
Mary Corcoran €12,558
Minister Michael Ring said the investment is a welcome boost for parents in the county and another step towards nationwide affordable childcare provision.