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Guidance during the Covid 19 Pandemic

The well-being, health and safety of children, their families and those working in the early learning and care (ELC) and school age childcare (SAC) sector during the Covid 19 pandemic, […]

Barnardos Online Resources for Childminders

Barnardos have launched a number of free, online publications for childminders which are currently available through their website. Publications include: Stories & Storytelling Providing for Play Understanding Children’s Behaviour Supporting […]

Childminding Reopening Grant 2020

The Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) announced the Childminding Reopening Grant in June 2020, in response to the Covid 19 pandemic. The purpose of the Childminding Re-opening Grant […]

Draft Childminding Action Plan

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs launched the Draft Childminding Action Plan on 29th August 2019, for public consultation. The overall objective of the Draft Action Plan is to […]

Apple Tree Farm

Manager: Pam Drennan
Contact: 059 97 75185 / 087 8054678
Address: Grove, Goresbridge, Co. Kilkenny
Service Type: Full-time
Age Group(s): Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: CCS/P, ECCE

Ballyhale Creche and Montessori

Manager: Anne Whittle/ Niamh Walsh
Contact: 083 3709687
Address: Main Street, Ballyhale, Co. Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional, Part Time, Full Day Care
Age Group(s): Preschool, Toddler
Funding Programmes: CCS/P, ECCE, NCS

Ballyhall Kindergarten

Manager: John McDonald
Contact: 056 7706507
Address: Ballyhall, Callan, Co. Kilkenny
Service Type: Part-time
Age Group(s): Preschool, Toddler
Funding Programmes: CCS/P, ECCE, NCS

Ballyragget Community Childcare Centre

Manager: Attracta Kane
Contact: 056 8830119
Address: Chapel Avenue, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: CCS/P, ECCE

Bambinos Creche

Manager: Gillian Watkins
Contact: 056 7790821
Address: 10/11 Lintown Way, Johnswell Road, Co. Kilkenny
Service Type: Full-time
Age Group(s): School Age, Preschool, Toddler
Funding Programmes: CCS/P, ECCE, NCS

Bluebells Creche and Preschool

Manager: Lorraine Knowles
Contact: 056 7790524
Address: 78/79 Robertshill, Circular Road, Co. Kilkenny
Service Type: Full-time
Age Group(s): Baby, Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: CCS/P, ECCE, NCS

Brandon Community Playgroup

Manager: Siobhan O’ Brien
Contact: 0861380564
Address: Fairgreen, Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: CCS/P, ECCE

Eden Childcare Kilkenny

Manager: Aine Russell
Contact: 056 7701971
Address: Unit 4, IDA Business & Technology Park, Loughboy, Co. Kilkenny
Service Type: Full day care, Sessional Day care, Naionrai, Montessori, Afterschool
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Callan Montessori School

Manager: Maria Power – Bryan
Contact: 087 9581130
Address: Bankside, Green Street, Callan, Co. Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group: Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Carrigeen Community Preschool

Manager: Sarah Corcoran
Contact: 086 1525631
Address: Carrigeen Community Hall, Carrigeen, Co. Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group: Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Castlecomer Creche and Montessori Ltd

Manager: Noirin Buggy & Catherine Bergin
Contact: 0564440830
Address: Oak hill, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time
Age Group(s): Baby, Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Cheeky Monkeys

Manager: Orla Neary
Contact: 0567765667
Address: Seville Lawns, Margaretsfield, Callan Road, Co. Kilkenny.
Service Type: Full time
Age Group(s): Baby, Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: NCS ECCE, CCS/P
Other: Montessori Preschool Classes available.

Chez Nous Montessori

Manager: Patty Byrne
Contact: 0564442584
Address: Cloneen Bridge, Castlecomer, Kilkenny

Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Clever Cats

Manager: Suzanne Coughlan
Contact: 0567758775
Address: 7 Blackchurch Square, Inistiogue, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time, Sessional
Age Group(s): Baby, Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Cloghoge Montessori

Manager: Carmel Everard
Contact: 0863768305
Address: Cloghoge, Ballycallan, Kilkenny
Service Type:  Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Conahy Community Preschool

Manager: Martha Cassin
Contact: 0863431984
Address: Conahy Community Hall, Upper Conahy, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Cuddles ‘n’ Snuggles

Name: Pamela Costello
Contact: 0860834652
Address: 119 Ashfield East, New Orchard, Kilkenny
Service Type: Registered Childminder
Age Group(s): Baby, Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: NCS

Cuffesgrange Preschool

Manager: Aoife Bergin
Contact: 087 7922278/056 7729144
Address: Church Hill National School, Cuffesgrange, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Danesfort Childcare

Manager: Aoife Dunne
Contact: 0567700766
Address: 1 Fr Campion Place, Danesfort, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time, Part time, Sessional
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Deenside Early Years

Manager: Olivia Dunne
Contact: 0564400947
Address: Kilkenny St, Castlecomer, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time
Age Group(s): Baby, Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Droichead Childcare

Manager: Maggie Davis
Contact: 0567755664
Address: Friary Complex, Mill street, Callan, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Early Days Montessori

Manager: Eileen Raggett
Contact: 0567756956
Address:   Montessori, Glendine Road, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Enable Ireland Specialized Early Years Service

Manager: Paula Rudkins / Michelle Boland
Contact: 056-7762326

Address: The O’Neill Centre, St. Josephs Road, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool

Fairy Folk Montessori

Manager: Maria Hitchcock
Contact: 0567771387
Address: 60 Richview, Castlecomer Rd, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional, Afterschool
Age Group(s): Preschool, School Age.
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

First Impressions Montessori

Manager: Ann Marie O’Shea
Contact: 0567730660
Address: Tinvaun, Stoneyford, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE, CCS/P

First Steps Montessori

Manager: Mary Verling
Contact: 0567764333
Address: 5 Springmount, Waterford Rd, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

From Home 2 Home

Manager: Siobhan Weymss
Contact: 0567754449
Address: 9 Maudlin court, Thomastown, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional & Afterschool
Age Group(s): Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Giant Steps Montessori

Manager: Marie Ann Cleere
Contact: 086-2677936
Address: Ballagh, Kilmanagh, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Glenmore Preschool

Manager: Jackie Walsh
Contact: 087-9393320
Address: Parish Hall, Robinstown, Glenmore, Co. Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Gowran Early Years

Manager: Deirdre Fenlon
Contact: 0567733667
Address: Main Street, Gowran, Kilkenny
Service Type: Part time, Afterschool.
Age Group(s): Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Greenacres Childcare Centre

Manager: Gretta McGovern
Contact:  051830284
Address: Rathpatrick, Slieverue, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time, Part time, Sessional, Afterschool
Age Group(s): Baby, Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Happy Days Montessori

Manager: Debbie Stokes
Contact: 0868455482
Address: Fiddown, Piltown, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Headstart Montessori

Manager: Lynn Finnegan
Contact: 0567771767
Address: 69 Springfield, Waterford Rd, Kilkenny
Service Type: Part time
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool

Funding Programmes: ECCE

Hugginstown Preschool

Manager: Valerie Norris
Contact: 0872039404
Address: Lismatigue, Hugginstown, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Jerpoint Montessori

Manager: Mags Davis
Contact: 0879910760
Address: Jerpoint West, Thomastown, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE, CCS/P

Johnstown Community Childcare

Manager: Mick Kenny
Contact: 0851688009 / 0568838562 
Address: Main St., Johnstown, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time, Part time, Sessional
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, CCS/P, NCS

Kells Community Childcare Service

Manager: Aisling McCormack
Contact: 0567730911
Address: Kells, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time, Part time, Sessional, Afterschool.
Age Group(s): Baby, Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Kids Stuff Montessori

Manager: Annette Nolan
Contact: 0567726697
Address: Blanchvilles Park, Clifden, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Kilkenny Community Early Years

Manager: Alicia Mastrandrea
Contact: 0567770234
Address: Bishop Birch Training Institute, Nuncio Road, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Kilkenny Traveller Afterschool Service

Manager: Michael Flynn
Contact: 0567752001
Address: KLP, St Patricks Court , Kilkenny
Service Type: Afterschool
Age Group(s): School Age
Funding Programmes: CCS/P, NCS

Kilmacow Montessori

Manager: Helen Murphy – Walsh
Contact: 051885767
Address: Pitlochry, Dangan, Kilmacow, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional, Afterschool.
Age Group(s): Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Kinderland Creche

Manager: Moira Millea
Contact: 0567764279
Address: 1 The Green, Ayrfield, Granges road, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time, Afterschool.
Age Group(s):Toddler, Preschool, School Age.
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Lilliput Montessori

Manager: Natasha Riley Byrne
Contact: 0567786591
Address: 1 Pococke Valley, Johnswell Rd, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Lisdowney Montessori

Manager: Helen Coogan
Contact: 0876978588
Address: Play and Learn, Lisdowney, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional, Afterschool
Age Group(s): Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Little Acorns

Manager: Carol Leavy
Contact: 051422930
Address: Flower Hill, Rosbercon, New Ross, Wexford
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Little Mischief Mooncoin

Manager: Sharon O’Brien
Contact: 051896769
Address: 7/8 the Hawthorns, Roseleigh, Mooncoin, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time, Part time, Sessional, Afterschool.
Age Group(s): Baby, Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Little Mischief Piltown

Manager:Joan Thornton
Contact: 0873346946/ 0877774688
Address: Banagher Court, Piltown, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time, Part time, Sessional, Afterschool.
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Little Steps Country Creche

Manager: Tracey Brannigan & Aoife O’Brien
Contact: 0567775667
Address: Unit 8A, Cillin Hill , Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time, Part time, Sessional, Afterschool.
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Little Sunflowers Creche and Montessori

Manager: Lorraine Brett
Contact: 0567755759
Address: Clonmel rd, Callan, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time, Part time, Sessional, Afterschool.
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Little Sunflowers Too

Manager: Lorraine Brett
Contact: 0567755759
Address: Clonmel rd, Callan, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional, Afterschool.
Age Group(s): Preschool, School Age.
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

The Village Childcare & Community Services

Manager: Gillian Treacy
Contact: 0567764700
Address:  54/55 Hollybank Lawn, Clongowen, Kilkenny
Service Type: Part time, Afterschool
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Marbles Creche and Montessori

Manager: Lorna McCormack
Contact: 0567777409
Address: 7 Marble Creft, Ardnore, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Millenium Court Afterschool

Manager: Andrew McDonald
Contact: 0567760187
Address: Community Centre, Hebron Rd , Kilkenny, Kilkenny
Service Type: After School
Age Group(s):  School Age
Funding Programmes:  CCS/P, NCS

Montessori Academy & Afterschool

Manager: Louise Clark
Contact: 0567764832
Address: 1 Smithlands Court, Loughboy, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional, Afterschool.
Age Group(s): Preschool, School Age.
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Muckalee Community

Manager: Lorraine Bourke
Contact: 0564440004
Address: Clorinka, Ballyfoyle, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time, Part time, Sessional, Afterschool.
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Mullinavat Pre-school Playgroup

Manager: Maria Kenneally
Contact: 0872899809
Address: Community Centre, Mullinavat, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Naionrai Osrai Teoranta

Manager: Shiela Brennan
Contact: 0852864001
Address: Loch bui, Loughboy, Kilkenny
Service Type:  Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Nurture and Grow

Manager: Laura Aylward
Contact: 0852124104
Address: 38a Fiodh Mor, Abbeylands, Ferrybank, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Oasis Freshford & District Childcare Centre

Manager: Cliona Woodford
Contact: 0568832700
Address: Tobernopeiste, Freshford, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time, Part time, Sessional, Afterschool.
Age Group(s): Baby, Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Over the Rainbow Montessori

Manager: Laura Dooley
Contact: 0851652589
Address: Lough Hill, Ballinakill, Laois
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Presentation Playschool

Manager: Olivia Wall
Contact: 0567765493
Address: Parnell Street, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Skough Hill Playgroup

Manager: Joan O’Gorman
Contact: 051641171
Address: Skough Hill, Owning, Piltown, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Slieverue Community Playgroup

Manager: Kathleen Roche
Contact: 051832775
Address: Slieverue GAA Grounds, Airmount Road, Slieverue, Kilkenny
Service Type: Part time & Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Smarties Montessori and Afterschool

Manager: Margaret Walsh
Contact: 086 8587779/051898236
Address: Inchacarron, Mullinavat, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Square One Loughboy

Manager: Marie Ring
Contact: 056-7761142
Address: 23 Cedarwood Crescent, Loughboy, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full Time, Part Time, Sessional & Afterschool.
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Square One Whitewood

Manager: Marie Ring
Contact: 0868030850
Address: 18 Whitewood, Garringreen, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Step by Step

Manager: Helen Mallon
Contact: 0599726806
Address: 60 Oak Lawns, Paulstown, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full Time & Sessional.
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Talbots Gate Childcare and Early Learning Centre

Manager: Laura Fitzpatrick
Contact: 0567703310
Address: 31 Talbots Gate, Freshford Rd, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age.
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

The Growing Patch Childcare Centre

Manager: Margaret Tone
Contact: 0567723309
Address: Newpark Close FRC, Newpark, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full time
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

The Learning Garden

Manager: Vera Lacey
Contact: 0567727720
Address: The Left Bank, Bennetsbridge, Kilkenny
Service Type: Fulltime, Afterschool.
Age Group(s): Preschool, School Age.
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

The Learning Tree Childcare Centre

Manager: Karen Foran
Contact: 0567751988
Address: Fr McGrath Centre, St Josephs Rd, The Butts, Kilkenny
Service Type: Fulltime
Age Group(s): Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

The Outdoor Garden

Manager: Bridget Dowling
Contact: 0868920034
Address: Ballyfoyle, Muckalee, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

The Rower Preschool

Manager: Betty Gannon
Contact: 051423737
Address: Ballylogue, The Rower, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Thomastown Community Kindergarten

Manager: Sabrina O’Brian
Contact: 0567754666
Address: Rock Rd, Grennan, Thomastown, Kilkenny
Service Type: Part time
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Thomastown Creche & Montessori School

Manager: Gillian Mason
Contact: 0567754421
Address: 48 Maudlin Court, Thomastown, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full Time, Part Time & Sessional
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Tiddlywinks

Manager: Michelle Woodgate
Contact: 0567796189
Address: No 1 Rath Ullord, Bonnetsrath Rd, Kilkenny
Service Type: Fulltime & Afterschool
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS

Tiny Tots Paradise

Manager: Geraldine Russell
Contact: 0567715600
Address: Parcnagowen, Outrath Road, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full Time & Afterschool
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Twinkles

Manager: Annmarie Brennan / Dawn Cassidy
Contact: 0567795856
Address: Rose Hill, Kells Road, Kilkenny
Service Type: Full Time, Sessional
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Urlingford Community Childcare

Manager: Mick Kenny
Contact: 0568838562
Address: St Kierans place, Urlingford, Kilkenny
Service Type: Fulltime, Parttime, Sessional
Age Group(s): Toddler, Preschool, School Age
Funding Programmes: ECCE, CCS/P, NCS

Urlingford Pre School for Little Learners

Manager: Angela Brennan
Contact: 0568831805
Address: Old School , Urlingford, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE, NCS, CCS/P

Woodstock Playschool and Montessori

Manager: Martina Gantley
Contact: 0874165322
Address: Woodstock Lodge, Inistiogue, Kilkenny
Service Type: Sessional
Age Group(s): Preschool
Funding Programmes: ECCE

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Training

Dates have been announced for the next round of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Training. Services who have one or more members of staff who have completed the DEI training are […]

Review of the Access and Inclusion Model (AIM)

Is Free Pre-School Education Accessible to All? Views of parents and pre-school practitioners to be sought Statement by Minister Katherine Zappone Thursday 18th January, 2018 Parents and pre-schools using Government […]

Specialised Training Offered under AIM

Sign language and specialised training offered to childcare centres “We must make childcare accessible to all” Statement by Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone Tuesday 9th January, […]

Consultation on Tusla Quality Regulatory Framework

Tusla have issued an Invitation to participate and give feedback via on line survey on Tusla Early Years Inspectorate Draft Quality and Regulatory Framework (QRF) to all stakeholders in the […]

DCYA Capital Funding Programme 2018

Monday 4th December, 2017 The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs is delighted to announce that there will be an Early Years and a School Age Childcare Capital Programme in […]

Tusla Early Years Newsletter

The Tusla Inspectorate have published their first Early Years Newsletter. This issue deals with the topics of Infection Control, Q & A, The Quality Regulatory Framework and an Introduction to […]