Entries by Carlow Childcare Committee


  Bunny Hop Can your Crèche, Montessori or Junior School join the Bunny Hop this Easter and support children with Down syndrome? The Down Syndrome Centre are asking children in Crèches, Montessori’s and Junior and Senior Infants to join the Bunny Hop this Easter and get involved in a simple walk, skip or hop around their local area, in their […]

FIRST AID RESPONSE (FAR) TRAINING CERTIFICATION: Requirement date extended to 31st May 2020

Click on the Link below to view a Letter from Tusla containing important information in relation to First Aid Response Training (FAR). If you have any queries or require further information in relation to this please do not hesitate to contact us on 059 9140244 or email info@carlowccc.ie or you can contact the Early Years Inspectorate […]

Capital Application window extended to 3pm Wednesday 14th March, 2018

Capital application window extended due to adverse effects of weather New deadline of 3pm Wednesday 14th March 2018 Providers given extra three working days to complete applications   Due to the unforeseen delays and inconveniences caused to childcare providers across the country by the recent snow event, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr. […]

Further flexibility announced to overage exemptions to free pre-school programme pending outcome of consultation process

Statement by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Dr Katherine Zappone   Monday 5th March, 2018 Parents of children with disabilities who are now deciding whether to defer their child’s entry into free pre-school will be able to avail of two full years irrespective of any future policy changes, according to the Minister for […]

Update to the Early Years and School Age Childcare Sector

The DCYA has attended a further meeting of the National Emergency Coordination Group (NECG) to monitor the emerging weather situation. Severe weather is expected towards the latter end of this week. DCYA is asking childcare services to be aware of local weather warnings and travel restrictions that may affect their service. The worst weather is currently […]