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2009 Elected to Galway City Council
2011 Elected Mayor of Galway City
2013 Appointed to Seanad Eireann
Hildegarde is a native of Oranmore
and lives in Galway City


Public Meeting on Childcare

The Need for Quality & Affordable Childcare

Many of the concerns raised by parents and childcare providers at the meeting were addressed in Budget 2016:
  • Children will be eligible for free childcare from age of 3 until the age of  five-and-a-half or until they start school
  • Two weeks paid paternity leave from September 2016
  • Child benefit will rise by €5
  • €15 million to support children with special needs in Pre-school
  • €1.2 million to assist the up skilling of Childcare professionals
  • €1.3 million for inspections of Childcare facilities
  • €3 million capital funding for After School Services
  • Capitation rates restored to €64.50 per child p/w and €75 per child p/w
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Senator Hildegarde Naughton with Guest Speaker Teresa Heeney, CEO Early Childhood Ireland and Chairperson Declan O'Connor.

Tel: 091 569 677

Email: hildegarde.naughton@oir.ie

Gaillimh Thiar - Maigh Eo Thea
Ag súil le bualadh leat le linn an fheachtais
Oifig Áitiúil,
Barr an Chalaidh Court,
Barr an Chalaidh,
chathair na gaillimhe,
H91 WR6D.

Hildegarde Naughton TD

Fine Gael
Galway West & South Mayo Constituency
Constituency Office,
Woodquay Court,
Galway City,
H91 WR6D.

Dáil Éireann,
Leinster House,
Kildare Street,
Dublin 2.

fine gael