Our Approach

We provide a homely, warm and safe setting that’s responsive to each childs interests and sensitive to their individual needs. Underlying our approach is the belief that every child is a unique and special individual.


Our Vision

Each of our crèches becomes a home from home where your little one can express themselves and make new friends in a warm, welcoming environment. Our child-initiated and adult led ethos means that we focus on each child’s individual interests and needs and support them as they investigate the world in their special way.

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Our Practice

It takes a village to raise a child and we work closely together with communities parents and families to best fulfil our role enable confident and happy children to learn and grow together. It’s a role we take seriously because we believe that together we are helping to build a better and brighter future, one child at a time.

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Quality Framework

At Giraffe childcare we’re committed to nurturing your childs love of life and boundless curiosity. We are all about fun and learning through play because we know that fun is at the heart of promoting your childrens emotional, social, physical and cognitive well-being.

What our Parents say about us

Staff in the Ballyowen centre are extremely attentive and caring and very good at their jobs, well done to all! Special thank you to Anca and Natalia as my boy Zack loves them very much!!

Zack's Dad
Giraffe Lucan

Neil and I also want to say what a pleasure it has been to be a part of Giraffe Harcourt over the last nearly four years

Louise and Neil
Parents of Eva & Tom
Giraffe Harcourt Rd.

All the girls at the Liffey Valley are great …

Mum of Emily
Giraffe Liffey Valley

We are so grateful for the patience, imagination and love of all her teachers across the rooms

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