Childminder Support

Helping childminders
start and maintain their business

Find a Childminder

Helping and advising
parents find the best childminder

Standing Up for Childminding

Promoting & advocating for
childminding at a time of change

The National Action Plan for Childminding is the Government’s pathway to regulation, support and subsidies, for childminders

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Childminding Ireland is the home of childminding. We are a not-for-profit organisation,
founded and run by childminders to provide free expert childminding advice.

We take the uncertainty out of starting your own childminding business and maintaining it.

Our members receive:

Business Starter
Pack only €55

Gives access to discounted insurance

Training, Guidance
& Advice

Supporting childminders every step of the way

Parents, let’s help you find the right childminder for your children and schedule.
All our childminders are Garda Vetted, Insured & Training Certified.


Seeking Child Stars!

Seeking Child Stars! Childminding Ireland, the National Childminding Body, are developing a new advertising campaign, but it’s lacking just one […]

The Love You Get Back

The rewards of the job are the love and the hugs you get back from the children you mind

2020 Childminding in Ireland Survey

Are you a childminder or a nanny? We really need to hear your opinions. In order to do so, we […]

Chairperson’s Note Autumn 2020

Dear Members What a strange year, we are living through. As I write this, the uncertainty continues with Covid-19 and […]

My Childminding Journey

Childminder Aideen Shares her Childminding Journey with us here…   My name is Aideen McCormack. Like you, I am a […]

Outdoor Mud Cafe

Childminder, Angelina Shares her Wonderful Outdoor Mud Cafe   My name is Angelina McLaughlin and I am the proud owner […]