Quality in Practice

Early Childhood Ireland’s focus on practice is about both improving everyday practice and learning from everyday practice, in early childhood care and education settings.


The research is so clear about the benefits of play that in Ireland we have established play as central to the early childhood curriculum.

Childcare Options

Information on various types of centre-based childcare options

National Quality Supports

The range of National Quality Supports available to ECEC providers throughout the country.

Reggio Emilia Alliance Ireland

Early Childhood Ireland supports and is inspired by the approach to care and education in the infant toddler centres and preschools of Reggio Emilia.

Children's Book Club

Welcome to our Children's Book Club - Stories written for children, by children.
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