As Ireland’s leading representative organisation of early years care and education, Early Childhood Ireland provides its membership with advocacy services to better shape the systems, policies and practices that impact on the lives of young children.

Dealing with the Pandemic: The case of early years and school age childcare providers in Ireland

In summer 2020, Early Childhood Ireland completed a new qualitative interview project with our members.

Childcare Barometer

The Childcare Barometer seeks to track public attitudes to early years care and education.

Advocacy News

Read the latest advocacy news.

Policy Submissions to Government

Read our policy submissions to Government.


We regularly campaign on issues important to our members. Here you will find all our recent campaigns.
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