Free Childcare Places

Early Childhood and Education Scheme:

We are registered for the Free Pre School Places under the above scheme. This entitles children who fit into the required criteria free Pre School classes for a period before they attend Primary School from September 2019. The following are the Government requirements:

  • Children born between April the 1st 2015 and December 31st 2016 will qualify. 
  • Children have to be enrolled in a Crèche which is registered with the government and provides Pre School for 3 hours per day 5 days per week. Hours: 9am-12pm or 1.30pm-4.30pm Monday-Friday.
  • The crèche has to be in compliance with the H.S.E. Pre School Regulations and the Environmental Health Regulations and have the relevant Tax Clearance.
NOTE: To qualify for the ECCE scheme in September 2020 your child must be born between 1st April 2016 and 31st December 2017.

Should you require further information please contact  us on            

091 756216  - Child's Play, Galway City

093 39889 - Dún Beag, Dunmore

093 51774 - Millbrook, Milltown


Or check the web site

Phone 1890 303039


All Our Creches are registered for
FREE CHILDCARE PLACES under the new Early Childhood and Education Scheme
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