Helpful Links

Access & Inclusion Model (AIM)


Centre for Early Childhood Development & Education

Childcare Directory

Childminding Ireland

Children in Hospital Ireland

Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform

Department of Health and Children


Forbairt Naíonraí Teoranta

Free craft ideas for children

Free downloadable crafts for children

Health Service Executive

IPPA – The Early Childhood Organisation

Irish Society for the Prevention of cruelty to children

Internet safety leaflet-Barnardos have brought out a useful leaflet called “Barnardos Family Guide to the Internet” which is sponsored by Eircom. This leaflet is available to download free from the

Kidsown-Raising the status of children’s creative skills as writers and artists

Lifestart Foundation

National Voluntary Childcare Collaborative (NVCC) brings together the diverse range of expertise of these organisations to work towards the development of excellence in childcare services in Ireland.

One Family (the National Association of Single Parent Families)

Office for the Minister for Children

Playboard: Agency for Children’s Play in Northern Ireland


County Childcare Committees

County Carlow Childcare

County Cavan Childcare

County Clare Childcare

County Cork Childcare

Cork City Childcare

Donegal County Childcare

Dublin City Childcare

Fingal County Childcare

South Dublin County Childcare

Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown Childcare

County Galway Childcare

County Kildare Childcare

County Kilkenny Childcare

County Kerry Childcare

County Leitrim Childcare

County Limerick Childcare

Limerick City Childcare

County Laois Childcare

County Longford Childcare

County Louth Childcare

County Mayo Childcare

County Meath Childcare

County Offaly Childcare

County Roscommon Childcare

County Sligo Childcare

South Tipperary County Childcare

Waterford City Childcare

County Waterford Childcare

County Westmeath Childcare

County Wexford Childcare

County Wicklow Childcare