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Child Care Regulations

Regulations governing pre-school services are formulated, monitored and implemented by the Child Welfare and Policy Unit in the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA). 

Child Care Regulations (As Gaeilge)

Any queries on inspections of childcare facilities should be made directly to the Pre-School Offices of the Health Service Executive (HSE) listed below.

HEALTH SERVICE EXECUTIVE PRE-SCHOOL OFFICES

Southern Region

County

Address

Telephone

Fax

Kilkenny/Carlow

Pre-School Officer
Community Care Centre
James's Green
Kilkenny

 

056 778 4602

056 772 3529

Tipperary South

Pre-School Officer
34 Queen Street
Clonmel
Co. Tipperary

 

052 70931/ 
29276

 

Waterford

Pre-School Officer
Community Care Centre
Cork Road
Waterford

 

051 842897

 

Wexford

Pre-School Officer
Local Health Office
George's Street
Wexford Town

 

053 912 3522

Ext. 358/333

053 912 1842

Cork

HSE Southern Pre-Schools Office
Pre-School Inspection Team
Floor 2
Abbeycourt House
George's Quay
Cork

 

021 492 3884

021 492 3953

Cork

North Lee Community Services Area
Pre-School Inspection Team
Floor 2
Abbeycourt House
George’s Quay
Cork

 

021 492 3826

021 492 3953

Cork

 

South Lee Community Services Area
Pre-School Inspection Team
Floor 2
Abbeycourt House
George’s Quay
Cork

 

021 492 3975

 

021 492 3953

Cork

North Cork Community Services Area
Pre-School Inspection Team
Gouldshill House
Mallow
Co. Cork

 

022 30200

022 30211

Cork

West Cork Community Services Area
Pre-School Inspection Team
Coolnagarrane
Skibbereen
Co. Cork

 

028 40490/
598

028 40511

Kerry

Kerry Community Services Area
Pre-School Inspection Team
19 Derry Street
Tralee
Co. Kerry

 

066 718 4911

066 718 4899

Western Region

County

Address

Telephone

Fax

Sligo/Leitrim/West Cavan

Pre-School Services Health Service Executive County
Markievicz House
Sligo

 

071 915 5100
Ext. 5346/5286

071 915 5131

Donegal

Pre-School Services
Health Service Executive
County Clinic
St. Conal's Hospital
Letterkenny
Co. Donegal

 

074 912 3669

074 912 2592

Galway

Early Child Care Services
8B Liosbán Industrial Estate
Tuam Road
Galway

 

091 771928/
47

091 735701

Mayo

Early Child Care Services
2nd Floor, 
Mill Lane
Bridge Street
Castlebar
Co. Mayo

 

094 903 4776

094 903 4815

Roscommon

Early Child Care Services
Abbeytown House
Abbey Street
Roscommon

 

0906 626732

0906 626766

Tipperary North

 

Pre-School Inspection & Information Services
Health Service Executive
Annbrook
Limerick Road
Nenagh
Co. Tipperary

 

067 38308

067 38301

Clare

Pre-School Inspection & Information Services Health Service Executive
River House
Gort Road
Ennis
Co. Clare

 

065 686 3902

065 686 3983

Limerick

Pre-School Inspection & Information Services
Health Service Executive
87 O’Connell Street
Limerick

 

061 483591

061 483365

North-East Region

County

Address

Telephone

Fax

Meath

Pre-School Officer
Family Resource Centre
Health Service Executive
Commons Road
Navan
Co. Meath

 

046 907 4431

046 907 3183

Louth

Pre-School Officer 
Health Service Executive
The Ramparts
Dundalk
Co. Louth

 

042 938 9623

042 938 9184

Cavan/Monaghan

Pre-School Officer
Pre-School Services
Primary Care
PCCC Services
Local Health Office
Rooskey
Monaghan Town

 

046 30400

047 77908

Mid-Leinster Region

County

Address

Telephone

Fax

Laois/Offaly

HSE Pre-School Services
Harbour Street
Tullamore
Co. Offaly

 

057 932 8110

057 932 8107

Longford/Westmeath

Pre-School Services Office
Marlinstown Business Park
Springfield
Co. Westmeath

 

044 933 6070

044 933 6077

Kildare/West Wicklow

Pre-School Officer 
Area 9
Poplar House
Poplar Square
Naas
Co. Kildare

 

045 873241

045 879225

East Wicklow

Pre-School Officer 
Area 10
Loughlinstown Health Centre
Loughlinstown Drive
Loughlinstown
Dublin 18 

 

01 282 2122

01 282 1594

Dublin Region

Area

Address

Telephone

Fax

Area 1

Pre-School Officer
Loughlinstown Health Centre
Loughlinstown Drive
Loughlinstown
Dublin 18

 

01 282 2122

01 282 1594

Areas 2 & 3

Pre-School Officer
The Maltings Business Park
54-55 Marrowbone Lane
Dublin 8

 

01 454 4733

01 454 4827

Areas 4 & 5

Pre-School Officer
Community Services
Cherry Orchard Hospital
Ballyfermot
Dublin 10

 

01 620 6323/ 
092

01 620 6358

Area 6

Pre-School Officer
Local Health Office
North-West Dublin
Rathdown Road
Dublin 7

 

01 882 5164

01 882 5168

Area 7

Pre-School Officer
Local Health Office
North West Dublin
Rathdown Road
Dublin 7

 

01 882 5164

01 882 5168

Area 8

Pre-School Officer
The Cottage
2 Church Road
Swords
Co. Dublin

 

01 840 2835

01 890 1636

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