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

  • Fire Safety Awareness Training

    Fire Safety Awareness Training

    Childminding Ireland delivered its first fire safety awareness training for childminders in September. This training was developed to raise awareness […]

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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.


Yule Log

Yule Log Neven Maguire’s delightful French büche de Noêl always goes down a treat. As it’s so rich you’ll find […]

Anxious Children

In April, Childminding Ireland was delighted to have Dr Mary O’Kane, a Lecturer in Psychology and Education, host a webinar […]

Your Childminding Day

As we all know every childminder is different, as every home is different and equally, we each have different daily […]

The Love You Get Back

Interview with Ger Galvin by Lara Hughes As soon as I start to talk with childminder Ger Galvin it is […]

Sector Update as at June 2022

  Below is an update on the National Action Plan for Childminding (NAPC). We are also taking the opportunity of […]

Positive Behaviour Management Webinar

Childminding Ireland will host a Webinar on 24 November 2022 – “Positive Behaviour Management” by Dr Mary O’Kane. Learn more… […]