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Department of Children and Youth Affairs

Department of Children and Youth Affairs

The Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth is a department of the Irish Government. This department is led by the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth and is assisted by one Minister of State. It was...

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Maria Montessori

Maria Montessori

A leading curriculum in early years education. Montessori method has been taught at Mellowes since 2005. It is a well established form of learning, helping children to develop to their full potential. The curriculum is fully explained on our website. Click today and...

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Aistear

Aistear

Aistear and Siolta allow up a platform of planning a curriculum that puts your child at the very centre of what we do at Mellowes.Siolta is based on twelve principles of learning. It assists our staff with standards of early years education.Aistear allows staff to...

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Síolta

Síolta

Aistear and Siolta allow up a platform of planning a curriculum that puts your child at the very centre of what we do at Mellowes.Siolta is based on twelve principles of learning. It assists our staff with standards of early years education.Aistear allows staff to...

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AIM

AIM

The Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) is a model of supports designed to ensure that children with disabilities can access the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Programme. Its goal is to empower pre-school providers to deliver an inclusive pre-school...

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Better Start

Better Start

Better start national early years quality development is an initiative of the department of children, equality, disability and youth affairs (DCEDIY) collaborating with department of education and skills both working together to ensure a cohesive approach to quality...

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Pobal

Pobal

This is the body charged with managing programmes on behalf of the Irish government and EU. Working on behalf of the government to support communities towards social inclusion, reconciliation and equality. Mellowes Childrare Centre is registered with Pobal allowing...

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HSE

HSE

Our environmental health officer team work with the HSE. They inspect the kitchen facilities that are used in the preparation of food at Mellowes family fun adventure and childcare centre.

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An Garda Síochana

An Garda Síochana

Issues of child protection may need to be addressed to An Garda Siochana. Should this be necessary our Mellowes liaison officer will communicate with An Garda Siochana.They also perform a very important role in the community by visiting the children at Mellowes...

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IBEC

IBEC

Mellowes are a member of IBEC. Ireland’s largest lobby and business representative group. Its purpose is to help build a better, sustainable future by influencing, supporting and delivering for business success. As well as lobbying IBEC provides a wide range of...

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SIPTU

SIPTU

Early Years workers and providers are dedicated and passionate about delivering a quality service that focuses on the needs of children and realising their full potential. However they are facing some big problems.SIPTU represents the early years sector through their...

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NCSE

NCSE

Mellowes family fun adventure and childcare centre have been welcoming children with additional needs to our centre for many years.Our centre has many activities the children with needs will love. From our sensory path, fairy garden, sensory garden, grow project,...

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Irish Girl Guides

Irish Girl Guides

Do you need a place to mark end of year activities, annual events or presentations. Since 2009 we have been welcoming groups on their day trips to mark a special time of year. We have a very unique centre and programme that your younger groups of children will love...

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Scouting Ireland

Scouting Ireland

Do you need a place to mark end of year activities, annual events or presentations. Since 2009 we have been welcoming groups on their day trips to mark a special time of year. We have a very unique centre and programme that your younger groups of children will love...

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Catholic Guides of Ireland

Catholic Guides of Ireland

Catholic Guides of Ireland The Catholic Guides of Ireland (CGI) is a nationwide uniformed Association open to all women and girls. CGI is one of three Guide Associations on the island of Ireland. The other two are Irish Girl Guides (IGG) and The Guide Association -...

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GAA

GAA

Do you need a place to mark end of year activities, annual events or presentations. Since 2009 we have been welcoming groups on their day trips to mark a special time of year. We have a very unique centre and programme that your younger groups of children will love...

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Karate Ireland

Karate Ireland

Do you need a place to mark end of year activities, annual events or presentations. Since 2009 we have been welcoming groups on their day trips to mark a special time of year. We have a very unique centre and programme that your younger groups of children will love...

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FAI Ireland

FAI Ireland

Do you need a place to mark end of year activities, annual events or presentations. Since 2009 we have been welcoming groups on their day trips to mark a special time of year. We have a very unique centre and programme that your younger groups of children will love...

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World Irish Dance Association

World Irish Dance Association

Do you need a place to mark end of year activities, annual events or presentations. Since 2009 we have been welcoming groups on their day trips to mark a special time of year. We have a very unique centre and programme that your younger groups of children will love...

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RTE Nationwide

RTE Nationwide

We were very proud when the prestigious programme nationwide featured the story of Mellowes. When we won our award and were awarded the green flag we found national recognition with RTE.Due to our centres uniqueness, what is on offer for children, the difference we...

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Westmeath County Childcare Committee

Westmeath County Childcare Committee

Mellowes have worked with the Westmeath county childcare committee in the planning process prior to opening. Since opening in 2004 we have a very strong working relationship with them. They are of great support to Mellowes in relation to the many issues we face in the...

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Westmeath County Council

Westmeath County Council

Westmeath county council are the authority who granted planning permission to Mellowes family fun adventure and childcare centre. We have had many consultations with the council over many years due to expansion.The council have always been very helpful and supportive...

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Discover Ireland

Discover Ireland

Mellowes open their season around St. Patrick's weekend to the end of September each year. We have a unique centre for every child to enjoy. Take a look around our website and discover the true fun, interaction and educational value Mellowes can deliver for a child....

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Play Activity and Leisure Ireland PALI

Play Activity and Leisure Ireland PALI

We are an active member of PALI who have over 100 members and represents the interests of Indoor and Outdoor Family Entertainment Centres throughout Ireland. By adopting a common code of practice and common standards of operation our objective is to achieve fair play,...

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Early Childhood Care and Education Scheme (ECCE)

Early Childhood Care and Education Scheme (ECCE)

The ECCE scheme delivers this free 2 year 38 week model for parents requiring free pre school at Mellowes family fun adventure and childcare centre. This scheme runs parallel with the primary school calendar. This free 2 year ECCE scheme is delivered by Mellowes...

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Tusla

Tusla

Tusla are the Government appointed agency that oversees standards and practices in the early years educational sector. All records that are kept at the centre are inspected by Tusla. Child welfare issues are addressed to Tusla. Tusla visit on occasion and we are very...

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Local Enterprise Office

Local Enterprise Office

Mellowes local enterprise office have been of enormous support to our business since we began in 2004. We have attended start your own business courses, financial courses, marketing courses, events, seminars, mentoring and just so many other activities to assist us...

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Federation of Early Childhood Providers FECP

Federation of Early Childhood Providers FECP

The federation of early childhood providers (the FECP) aim to promote, foster and develop a fair and equitable early years model for all stakeholders. They are a strong voice for our sector and Mellowes are proud of their association with them and enjoy working...

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Green Schools An Taisce

Green Schools An Taisce

Mellowes family fun adventure and childcare centre are an award winning centre who were also awarded a green flag due to the enormous amount of ongoing work at the centre in relation to care of the environment and the sustainability of our world around us. Each time a...

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National Childcare Scheme (NCS)

National Childcare Scheme (NCS)

National Childcare Scheme (NCS) The National Childcare Scheme (NCS) scheme delivers financial support for parents requiring childcare on a full time basis at Mellowes family fun adventure and childcare centre. The NCS at Mellowes is a fifty-two week model and very...

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