Offaly County Childcare Committee -   057 9135878

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Welcome to Offaly County Childcare Committee

Our site is packed with information so whether you're a parent, working with children, interested in a childcare career or just browsing, this is the place for you!

Offaly County Childcare Committee is located at St Joseph's Community Centre in Kilcormac, Co Offaly.

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Information Evening - Carlow IT

Carlow IT will host an Information evening for potential launch of Bachelor of Arts Honours in Early Childhood Education and Care Level 8 in Tullamore for September 2020. This will take place on Thursday 26th March at 6pm in the ETB in Castle Buildings, Tara Street, Tullamore.

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Early Years Update regarding Phase 2 of Re-registration

Tusla have issued an update and a comprehensive guidance document regarding Phase II of re-registration. This update and guidance can be found here on Tusla’s website.tusla logo strap centered

Once you have read through the guidance if you have specific queries or need support please contact your local support organisation.

• Local CCC contact details can be found on www.myccc.ie:  Offaly County Childcare Committee:  P: 057 9135878 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

• Early Childhood Ireland (members and non-members) Early Years Employer Service (EYES) P: 01 4057103 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

• Barnardos Information Service P: 01 4549699 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

• Childminding Ireland P:01 287 8466 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

• Comhar Naíoraí na Gaeltachta P: 091 595337 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

• Gaelscoileanna P: 01 8535195 E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Transition from Preschool to Primary School.

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The National Parents Council are hosting information sessions for parents and practitioners on the transition from Preschool to Primary School. This transition can be one of the most important transitions that your child will make. A successful transition can benefit your child all the way through primary school, providing better outcomes for your child socially, emotionally and educationally.

NPC will host an information session in

The Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore, Co. Offaly on Tuesday 3rd March at 7pm

A representative from the NCSE (National Council for Special Education) will also be in attendance to talk to parents and guardians, outlining the supports available to children with special educational needs, in both pre-schools & primary schools, and to provide information which will help parents support their child’s transition from preschool to primary school.

Admission is free.

Register your attendance at the link below.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Transition_from_Preschool_to_Primary_School?fbclid=IwAR2LivjmORqhybuS3EwdJFklbxUV07B6ILqqOT1Mrmq2inryj1WjNOphjkM

Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare Capital 2020 Grant Announcement

Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare Capital 2020 Grant AnnouncementPobalLogo

Dear Provider,

Pobal are pleased to announce the opening date for applications under this year’s Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare Capital Grant 2020. The application form will go live on Friday 28th of February at 12pm.

We are also pleased to announce the publication of the applicant guidelines for the Early Learning and Care and School Age Childcare Capital Programme 2020. Please read these guidelines carefully before making an application.

If you have any questions please contact Pobal at 01-5117222 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Please click on the links below for more information:

Application guidelines
Technical guidelines

Early Years Team

Supporting Quality Childcare in Offaly

Offaly County Childcare Committee support the development of quality, affordable, inclusive, accessible childcare and family friendly services for all children in every part of the county.

Offaly County Childcare Committee has been meeting since May 2001 and is made up of representatives from the statutory sector, social partners, community groups, voluntary groups, the Community and Voluntary Forum, National Voluntary Children's Organisations, providers of childcare, and parents - all of whom have a vested interest in childcare provision in the county.

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