Welcome

The Clare County Childcare Committee is committed to providing helpful, comprehensive and current best practice information on all forms of childcare within Clare.  The staff aim to provide a comprehensive service that specialises in resourcing and providing information on all aspects of childcare.
The Guiding Principles: Underpinning the County Childcare Plan are the following principles:

  • The needs and rights of children.

  • Equal opportunities and equality of access and participation.

  • Diversity

  • Partnership

  • Quality

Please click below to view the national County Childcare Committee website:

https://www.dcya.gov.ie/docs/EN/City-County-Childcare-Committees-(CCCs)/4100.htm 

Apologies for Website Display and Function Errors

We are currently experiencing problems with our website system at present and shall be using a whole new system in the near future.  Apologies for the current display used and font size on some pages - this shall be rectified shortly. We are also having difficulty uploading external documents.  

Please contact our office if you have any queries regarding information on the website or if you require further information.

Latest News

Launch of National Childcare Scheme
The National Childcare SchemeAn Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, T.D. and Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr.Katherine Zappone launched the -
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Upcoming Training and Workshops 2019
Clare County Childcare Committees will be delivering training sessions on the National Childcare Scheme. These sessions will cover the rules of the -
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New Registration System for School Age Childcare
Please see Announcement below from the Department of Children and Youth -
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Access and Inclusion Model for ECCE
The Better Start Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is a model of supports designed to ensure that children with disabilities can access the Early -
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Free Pre-school (ECCE) Scheme Calculator
Please click on the link below (Click Media) for eligibility dates for the Free Pre-school (ECCE) scheme in line with the changes announced in the -
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Government launches new Early Years Strategy
Please click on the link below for information on the new early years -
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