Useful Links

Below you will find useful links including networks, government and national organisations involved and supporting Childcare in Ireland.

Other City/County Childcare Committee Websites
www.carlowccc.com
www.corkcitychildcare.ie
www.galwaychildcare.com
www.kildarechildcare.ie
www.clcc.ie
www.northtipperarychildcare.ie
www.waterfordcoco.ie
www.southtippccc.ie
www.westmeathchildcare.ie
www.cavanccc.ie
www.corkchildcare.ie
www.donegalchildcare.com
www.childcareonline.ie
www.fingalcountychildcare.ie
www.southdublinchildcare.ie
www.dlrcountychildcare.ie
www.kkccc.ie
www.Kerrycountychildcare.com
www.leitrimchildcare.ie
www.limerickcitydb.ie/childcare
www.laoischildcare.ie
www.Longfordchildcare.ie
www.louthchildcare.ie
www.mayochildcare.ie
www.community.meath.ie
www.monaghanchildcare.ie
www.offalychildcare.com
www.roscommonchildcare.ie
www.sligochildcare.ie
www.wexfordchildcare.ie
www.wicklowcountychildcare.ie
www.waterfordcitychildcare.com

Department of Children and Youth Affairs - www.dcya.gov.ie

POBAL - www.pobal.ie

National Council for Curriculum and Assessment - www.ncca.ie

Síolta - www.siolta.ie

Aistear - www.ncca.ie

Data Protection Commissioner - www.dataprotection.ie   

Department of Social Protection - www.welfare.ie

National Organisations

The NVCC- www.nvcc.ie

Barnardo's - www.barnardos.ie

Barnardo's resource library - www.barnardos.ie/library

Child minding Ireland - www.childminding.ie

St Nicholas Montessori Society - www.montessoriireland.ie

Early Childhood Ireland - www.earlychildhoodireland.ie  

ISWECA - www.steinerireland.org

Children in Hospital Ireland - www.childreninhospital.ie

ISPCC - www.ispcc.ie

National Adult Literacy Agency - www.helpmykidlearn.ie

National Poisons Information Centre - www.poisons.ie

Citizens Information - www.citizensinformation.ie/categories

Clare County Library - www.clarelibrary.ie/

Clare County Enterprise Board - www.clareceb.ie 

Clare Family Learning Project - http://www.clarefamilylearning.org/

Clare Focus Connecting Communities - www.clarefocus.ie/

Clare Life Long Learning Project - www.clarelearningnetwork.org/clln/www/

Inspiring Ideas

Let the Children Play - Inspiring Early Childhood Education Blog - www.progressiveearlychildhoodeducation.blogspot.com/p/about-me.html

Re-create Creativity Through Reuse
www.recreate.ie

Equality and Diversity

Children’s Rights Alliance - www.childrensrights.ie

DECET – Diversity in Early Childhood Education and Training -  www.decet.org

DESSA – Disability Equality Specialist Support Agency - www.dessa.ie

Equality and Diversity Early Childhood National Network - www.pavee.ie/edenn  

Equality Authority - www.equality.ie

National Disability Authority - www.nda.ie

Ombudsman for Children - www.oco.ie

Pavee Point Travellers Centre - www.paveepoint.ie

Department of Public Health - Reducing the risk of childhood unintentional injuries

www.hse.ie/childsafety

Childcare Finder/Advertise Staff for Free - www.childcarefinder.ie

Parents Survival Guide to Online Safetyhttps://www.kidguard.com/cell-phone-monitoring-and-gps-tracking/

Resources/Links for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or with chronic illnesses/syndromes:

http://autism.sesamestreet.org/

https://www.retailmenot.com/blog/sensory-overload-while-shopping.html

http://www.militaryfamily.org/info-resources/efmp-special-needs.html

http://www.yourstoragefinder.com/moving-with-special-needs-kids

https://www.homecity.com/creating-a-home-where-your-child-can-thrive-with-a-disability

http://www.washington.edu/doit/academic-accommodations-students-learning-disabilities

https://www.justgreatlawyers.com/estate-planning-for-parents-of-children-with-autism