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

Latest News

Upcoming Training Autumn Winter 2017
Child Protection and Welfare Training: Refresher and One Day Foundation Training - CANCELLEDDue to new legislation all upcoming training dates for -
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Changes to Childcare Subventions 2017-2018
Please click here to link to the new website outlining important changes to Childcare Funding Programmes for 2017 -
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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 -
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Briefing on Childcare Regulations 2016
Please click on the link below to view the presentation given by Tusla nationwide on the new Childcare Regulations -
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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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