• 2023/2024 Annual Early Years Sector Profile Survey is now open
    by Bernie Furlong on May 8, 2024 at 8:27 am

    This comprehensive survey of all Early Learning and Care (ELC) and School-Age Childcare (SAC) settings in the country is the primary data source on this sector. It is developed and published by Pobal on behalf of the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY). The survey, which has been running for over 20 […] The post 2023/2024 Annual Early Years Sector Profile Survey is now open appeared first on Pobal. […]

  • Local projects in the Midlands to receive grants amounting to €18 million under EU Just Transition Fund programme
    by Lisa Nic an Bhreithimh on April 25, 2024 at 3:36 pm

    Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, today announced the 15 projects in the Midlands that will receive grant awards amounting to €18 million from the EU Just Transition Fund (JTF) programme. All of the awarded projects will invest in local communities, to create employment and to diversify the local economy of […] The post Local projects in the Midlands to receive grants amounting to €18 million under EU Just Transition Fund programme appeared first on Pobal. […]

  • Minister O’Gorman launches call for proposals from early learning and childcare support organisations for 2025 funding programme
    by Bernie Furlong on April 5, 2024 at 1:35 pm

    The Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Roderic O’Gorman, today (5 April 2024) launched a call for proposals under the Programme for Support Organisations to Early Learning and Care, School Age Childcare and Childminding Sector 2025. The purpose of the Programme is to enable organisations that support the early learning and childcare sector […] The post Minister O’Gorman launches call for proposals from early learning and childcare support organisations for 2025 funding programme appeared first on Pobal. […]

  • New Early Learning and Childcare Data website launched by Minister O’Gorman
    by Lisa Nic an Bhreithimh on February 22, 2024 at 10:55 am

    Roderic O’Gorman, Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth launched the Early Learning and Childcare Data website. This new website will include a series of interactive dashboards that will be released by Pobal on behalf of the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) over the coming weeks and months. The first […] The post New Early Learning and Childcare Data website launched by Minister O’Gorman appeared first on Pobal. […]

  • Appointment of Two New Members to the Board of Pobal Announced
    by Bernie Furlong on February 12, 2024 at 9:16 am

    Thursday, 8 February 2024 Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys, T.D, has announced the appointment of two new members to the Board of Pobal. Minister Humphreys welcomed the appointment of Ms Irene Gleeson and Ms Savina Donohoe as ordinary members to the Board of Pobal. Both board members have been selected for this […] The post Appointment of Two New Members to the Board of Pobal Announced appeared first on Pobal. […]

  • Minister Ryan launches Community & Enterprise Grants Scheme under EU Just Transition Fund
    by Lisa Nic an Bhreithimh on January 12, 2024 at 11:18 am

    A €5 million funding call under the European Union’s Just Transition Fund (EUJFT) for local community organisations and small to medium sized enterprises in the Midlands region was announced on Friday, 12 January 2024, by the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD. The EU JTF Community and Enterprise Grants scheme, administered […] The post Minister Ryan launches Community & Enterprise Grants Scheme under EU Just Transition Fund appeared first on Pobal. […]

  • Opening Hours Over Christmas & New Year Period
    by Bernie Furlong on December 19, 2023 at 2:56 pm

    As the year 2023 draws to a close, we are aware that you may need to contact Pobal over the forthcoming holiday period. Below you will see the opening hours and contact details for our Client Services and Early Years Providers’ Centre during the coming weeks up to January 2024. Season’s Greeting from all in […] The post Opening Hours Over Christmas & New Year Period appeared first on Pobal. […]

  • Minister Joe O’Brien announces increased funding for 400 community organisations
    by Lisa Nic an Bhreithimh on December 15, 2023 at 4:24 pm

    Minister for Community Development, Integration and Charities, Joe O’Brien TD, on 13 December 2023, announced an increase in funding for the vast majority of Community Services Programme (CSP) supported organisations. The CSP aims to provide employment opportunities and local services to disadvantaged communities. The revised funding rates to be applied from January 2024 will see; No change […] The post Minister Joe O’Brien announces increased funding for 400 community organisations appeared first on Pobal. […]

  • Pobal Launches Annual Report for 2022
    by Bernie Furlong on December 12, 2023 at 3:39 pm

    Report Showcases Impactful Programmes, Schemes and Initiatives Administered During the Year Report launched by Chairperson Rosarii Mannion and CEO Anna Shakespeare shows a significant increase in funding distributed and supports provided during 2022. On Monday 11 December 2023, Pobal launched its Annual Report and Annual Financial Statements for the year 2022. The report provides a […] The post Pobal Launches Annual Report for 2022 appeared first on Pobal. […]

  • Minister Humphreys announces funding to improve employment opportunities for disabled people
    by Lisa Nic an Bhreithimh on December 6, 2023 at 9:37 am

    Wednesday, 6 December 2023 Minister for Social Protection, Heather Humphreys TD, has today announced funding to support and improve employment opportunities for disabled people.   The WorkAbility: Inclusive Pathways to Employment Programme is a new employment focused programme which aims to support disabled people to enter education and employment. The programme will begin in January […] The post Minister Humphreys announces funding to improve employment opportunities for disabled people appeared first on Pobal. […]