• Aistear is the curriculum framework for children from birth to six years in Ireland. Parents play a key role in their children’s education. Effective early childhood settings and schools take account of the influence of the home on children’s learning and they build on the experience children bring to the setting or school.

  • ECCE Passport

    ECCE Passport

    Download the Fingal Childcare Committee ECCE passport

  • ECI Innovation Awards - Beverton Preschool in Donabate win Overall Award for Innovation at Early Childhood Ireland Gala Awards

  • The Child and Family Agency was established on the 1st January 2014 and is now the dedicated State agency responsible for improving wellbeing and outcomes for children.

  • All childcare providers, practitioners and H.S.E. notified childminders must avail of Garda Vetting for all their staff, students and volunteers, under the Child Care (Pre-school Services) Regulations 2006.

  • A County Wide support for all parents and families living in Fingal. It helps parents to develop promote parent-child relationships and supports optimal child development and positive behaviour.

  • The National Strategy to improve Literacy and Numeracy among children and young people 2011-2020.

  • The Children First Guidance launched on the 15th July, 2011 is National Guidance that promotes the protection of children from abuse and neglect. It states what organisations need to do to keep children safe, and what different bodies, and the general public should do if they are concerned about a child’s safety and welfare.

Welcome to Fingal County Childcare

The Fingal County Childcare Committee was established in 2001 as one of the 33 County/City Childcare Committees that exist throughout the country, FCCC was formed to act in an advisory capacity to all childcare services in Fingal county, providing advice, information and assistance on a wide variety of topics in the childcare field.


Beep Beep Day Packs 2014

National Beep Beep Day takes place on Friday 10th October (it can also take place on any other day of the year).  Our warehouse will begin distributing the “Beep Beep Day!” packs from week commencing 22nd September and will discontinue distributing them in...


Grant for childminders of up to €500


Dear Childminder,

Please find attached an application form for the childminders development grant. All childminders who have Voluntary Notified to Fingal County Childcare Committee or notified to the Health Service Executive can apply for a grant of up to €500.

Please note...


Parent Focus Group with Dr Ger French

Upcoming Parent Focus Group with Dr Ger French in Dublin 15

As part of Fingal Libraries’ Literacy Strategy one of the key actions is to draw up leaflets or tip sheets to help parents/carers help their children...


Space Invaders: An arts festival for children, families and early Childhood Educators

Fingal County Council's Arts office in partnership with Acting Up! Arts is delighted to present Space Invaders, a unique early childhood arts festival for children, families and Early Childhood Educators. On July 12th 2014 the beautiful grounds of Farmleigh Estate, and our local centre for...


Training & Event Calendar

Fingal County Childcare Committee supports a range of training programmes and workshops throughout the year.  To find out more regarding training for Childcare providers, Childminders and Parents, then please follow the links below:

For more information on booking please contact our office