Tusla - Early Years Inspectorate

Tusla, through the Early Years Inspectorate, is the independent statutory regulator of early years services in Ireland with responsibility for inspecting pre-schools, playgroups, nurseries, crèches, daycare and similar services which cater for children aged up to 6 years.

The role of the Inspectorate is to promote and monitor the safety and quality of care and support of the child in early years provision in accordance with the regulations. The Inspectorate implements its role by assessing applications for registration and by inspecting registered services in accordance with the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016.

For more information on the work of the Inspectorate please visit: https://www.tusla.ie/services/preschool-services/early-years-inspectorate-update/ 

To download a copy of the Early Years's Inspectorate's Quality and Regulatory Framework please visit: https://www.tusla.ie/services/preschool-services/early-years-quality-and-regulatory-framework/



Tusla, through the Early Years Inspectorate, is the independent statutory regulator of early years services in Ireland with responsibility for inspecting pre-schools, playgroups, nurseries, crèches, daycare and similar services which cater for children aged up to 6 years.

The role of the Inspectorate is to promote and monitor the safety and quality of care and support of the child in early years provision in accordance with the regulations. The Inspectorate implements its role by assessing applications for registration and by inspecting registered services in accordance with the Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016.

For more information on the work of the Inspectorate please visit: https://www.tusla.ie/services/preschool-services/early-years-inspectorate-update/ 

To download a copy of the Early Years's Inspectorate's Quality and Regulatory Framework please visit: https://www.tusla.ie/services/preschool-services/early-years-quality-and-regulatory-framework/