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Click the More button to book your early bird ticket by Friday 22 February for the Early Childhood Ireland National Conference Weekend and save up to 25%!

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The deadline to submit nominations for our Leadership Award, Partnership with Families Innovation Award and LINC Award for Leadership in Inclusion is Thursday 28 February!

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In the second video of Take 5 for First 5 series, we ask why the term Early Learning and Care is used in the strategy.

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In order to present DCYA & other policy makers with the most up-to-date evidence available, we are asking you, our members, to please complete a short survey on your experiences with staffing issues.

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We are delighted to announce Professor Emer Ring as keynote speaker for the National Early Childhood Research Conference 2019!
About Us

Early Childhood Ireland is the largest organisation in the early years sector. We represent 3,800 childcare members, who support over 100,000 children and their families through preschool, afterschool, and full day-care provision nationwide. Our work includes quality enhancement, publications, advocacy, training, business support & information for a sector that employs 25,000 people today.

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