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Check your childs ECCE Eligibility NOW!

Posted on: June 26th, 2018 by DeeBushell

Are you unsure of your childs ECCE eligibility?
If so use the handy calculator below to enter their birth month and year to find out their ECCE start date.

If you have any questions around the ECCE scheme or any…

Great Irish Bake

Posted on: April 25th, 2018 by DeeBushell

Thank you to all the parents who contributed to the making the Great Irish Bake for Temple Street 2018 a huge success. We raised over €1000 for the childrens hospital.
Photos are available on the Facebook page in the Great…


Posted on: March 1st, 2018 by DeeBushell

Due to the updated status red weather warning ALL Grovelands Childcare centres will now not open tomorrow and will remain closed Monday. Any further updates will be on the website or Facebook.
Thank you for your co-operation.…

Weather Update 28th Feb

Posted on: February 28th, 2018 by DeeBushell

Dear Parent,
Further to the notice issued today we wish to update you on our position given the RED weather warning in place for tomorrow.
It is currently our intention that all services will operate tomorrow providing there is not…

Weather Update 27th Feb

Posted on: February 27th, 2018 by DeeBushell

Dear Parent,
As I am sure you are all aware by now we are forecast to have snow and blizzard like conditions over the coming days.
As you are all aware, we have been forewarned of this situation and we…

Maths Talks with Patsy Stafford

Posted on: January 23rd, 2018 by DeeBushell

Grovelands Childcare in association with local development company, Midlands Science, welcome Dr.Patsy Stafford of Maynooth University to Grovelands Childcare, Tullamore on the evening of January 24th at 7:00pm to address staff and parents.
Young children are exposed to a wide…

Weather Closures Monday 11th December

Posted on: December 10th, 2017 by DeeBushell

Due to snow and ice conditions in the midlands we are operating a limited service tomorrow. No ECCE classes in any centres.
We will not be operating any school drops off or collections tomorrow unless there is a serious change…

Christmas Events

Posted on: November 29th, 2017 by DeeBushell

Our Christmas Shows for 2017 are as follows:
Ballymahon Rd: 1st December
Athlone Little Theatre
Corran Riada: 6th of December
Athlone Little Theatre
Group 1: 10.30am
Group 2: 12pm
Full Day Care: 5.30pm
IDA Athlone: 7th of December

Cheerios Day Thursday 19th of October

Posted on: October 17th, 2017 by DeeBushell

Grovelands Childcare will take part in the Cheerios Breakfast Morning for Childline again this year.
The events raises much needed fun for the Childline Charity.
We ask that all parents bring in a donation of €2. We will also have…

Centres re open with limited service

Posted on: October 17th, 2017 by DeeBushell

The following applies today:
Ballymahon Road: Closed
IDA Athlone: ECCE Rooms Closed. Full day care services open.
IDA Tullamore: ECCE Rooms Closed. Full day care services open.
MarketPoint Mullingar: ECCE Rooms Closed. Full day care services open.
Corran Riada, Athlone:…

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