Finglas Community Playgroups Association Ltd.

Address: 11 mellowes Court, Finglas West, Dublin 11

Contact Name: Lorraine Higgins


Phone: 085 2858444

Web site:

Opening Hours: September to June
Monday-Friday 9.00-12.15

Who can use the service?: Children aged 3 years to 5 years

Cost: Yes
€64.50 per child, per week (ECCE free)


Informal referrals accepted: Yes

Formal referrals accepted: Yes

Referrals accepted from: HSE, Parents, other services

How to make a referral: Parents phone or call into the group - fill out on line contact form through Finglas Community Playgroup Association Ltd website

What Do We Do?

Centre Overview

Six well established community playgroups in the Finglas/Glasnevin area. Operate play based curriculum, using Aistear, the early childhood curriculum framework.

Key Aims & Objectives of Service

To provide affordable services for the parents and children in the Finglas and Glasnevin area. Each child's needs are individual and unique and are met on an on-going basis through careful observation and the provision of a range of materials, activities and experiences. We work in partnership with parents, guardians, families and the relevant agencies/groups to foster and promote well being and development of children in our community.

Services Provided

There are six community playgroups in Finglas and Glasnevin area for pre-school children. Playgroups are as follows:
Ballygall Community Playgroup
Butterflies Community Playgroup
Glenhill Community Playgroup
Griffith Community Playgroup
Little Turtles Community Playgroup
MODG Community Playgroup

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