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Opening Times Great Southern 

At Tots creche, we provide a comprehensive suite of childcare services, designed to suit each family' s unique needs.


In consultation with parents, we advise on the most appropriate care option for your child at Tots creche to ensure that whatever stage your child is at in their development, their happiness will be fully nurtured by us.  We strongly recommend a settling in period for your child and indeed we find this very beneficial for parents also!!

Please call us on 045-435577 for any information you may like, we look forward to hearing from you.

Please don't hesitate to tell us if you are in receipt of any welfare payments as you may be entitled to supplemented childcare and we are happy to help you with this process.

Care Options                               Times

Full time day care                      7am - 6.30pm

Part-time day care                     7am - 12.30pm / 1pm -6.30pm

Free Pre-School                        9.15am - 12.15pm   Lydia & Karen & Maria


Free Pre-School                        9.15am - 12.15pm Imelda

Free Pre-School                         1.30pm to 4.30pm Imelda


Afterschool                                7.00am - 8.30am / 1.30pm - 6.30pm

Annual Closures 

St. Patricks Day

Good Friday 

Easter Monday

May Bank Holiday

June Bank Holiday 

August bank Holiday 

Halloween Bank Holiday

Christmas Holidays - We close Christmas Eve to New Years Day. 

Preschool calendar is issued at the beginning of each school year - please keep it safe as preschool operates over 38 weeks for 183 days!.

Due to Covid-19 0ur hours of opening have changed. At present our Great Southern facility opens at 7.30am and closes at 5.30pm. This is to facilitate the Pods and minimising Staff cross over.

We are constantly monitoring the situation and we will update when changes can be made.