Early Childhood Ireland Online Shop – Terms and Conditions

Early Childhood Ireland Online Shop – Terms and Conditions

Early Childhood Ireland Online Shop – Terms and Conditions


  • The price of individual products is listed in the Online Shop, on the description page, and in the shopping basket
  • The price of the product includes VAT
  • The price of the product does not include the packing and delivery cost
  • All prices are current and are updated on a regular basis
  • It is the price of the item at the time of purchase that you will pay


  • Early Childhood Ireland can deliver to customers located in the Republic of Ireland and, Europe, excluding the UK. Shipping fees may vary
  • Early Childhood Ireland can deliver to customers located in the UK, however, excise duties may apply. Shipping fees may vary
  • We aim to deliver within 2 working days. Delivery lead times can vary at various stages or busy periods in the year. We have no control over delivery times by third parties
  • You can choose delivery to your private home address or any other address. Please note that you must provide an Eircode and contact number


  • Delivery charges are calculated based on the order weight. The exact delivery charge will be clearly stated at the shopping cart checkout stage. This calculation will take into consideration the post and packaging and delivery costs


  • The total purchase price, including VAT and the delivery charge will be shown in your shopping cart at checkout
  • When you shop on www.earlychildhoodireland.ie the payment is made via a secure connection
  • You can pay for products purchased on our Early Childhood Ireland website using:
  • Debit/Credit Card
  • Direct bank transfer*
  • Cheque payments*

*Cheque/Bank transfer payments – will result in delays as payment must be cleared before processing your order. Items must be paid in full before they can be dispatched.


Following European Union (Consumer Information, Cancellation and Other Rights) Regulations 2013*, we will accept items back even if you have opened the goods to inspect them. You are entitled to a refund provided you inform us of your decision to cancel within 14 calendar days from the day after delivery of the goods. The goods must in an ‘as new’ condition and returned in the original, undamaged packaging, along with any accessories and free gifts received with them.  You can examine the goods as you would in a shop, but you must not have used them or input any data on them. Whilst the goods are in your possession you must take reasonable care of them.

  • If you return a product that is damaged or used in a way which significantly reduces the value, we reserve the right to reduce the refund
  • All returns must be made in the original packaging
  • All product returns are to be sent back to: Early Childhood Ireland, Hainault House, Belgard Square South, Tallaght, D24 RFV0
  • You will be required to make arrangements for the return of the product/s and return costs
  • If your delivery arrives and the boxes/packages are damaged, we recommend that you take a photograph of the packaging before unwrapping the item/s. This allows us to identify the reasons for the damage and prevent such incidents in the future. A photograph will be required in the event of an insurance claim for goods damaged in transit

*Amendment Notice: Regulations have been amended by the “European Union (Consumer Information, Cancellation and Other Rights) (Amendment) Regulations 2014. This change is to Regulation 1 of the 2013 regulations. Paragraph (2) of Regulation 1 is amended to specify that the 2013 regulations come into operation on 14 June 2014 and apply to contracts concluded on or after that date. This change effectively establishes the date on which the 2013 regulations become legally effective and applicable.



  • Once we have received the goods from you, we will give you a refund for the cost of the product. Please note that refunds take up to 5 to 7 working days to be credited back to your card


  • By visiting this website, you are accepting the terms of our Website Privacy Policy
  • Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such, and we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of these other websites


  • Discount codes are valid on one online order and are not transferrable. The discount is only applied to the cost of goods sold, it does not apply to delivery charges or any additional fees

Restrictions apply on selected items