Acorns Early Learning Centre


The service provides high quality early education and care for children age 9mths to 12 years and currently has an intake of 28 children under 3 years of age. As the service expands over the next 12 months it will create 96 additional affordable childcare places for the area.

Preschool girl painting a picture
Amber Lily Cummins Lucas


four children from the toddler room in Acorns Early Learning centre with Alan Robinson, toddler room prctitioner
Freddie Murphy, Jaida Anass, Halaa Algomaa Alhadid, Jadallah Yassin with Toddler Room Practitioner Alan Robinson.

Acorns Early Learning Service is committed to ensuring every child has access to quality early education and in doing so will cater for the full range of childcare programmes funded through the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.

We look forward to seeing the service grow from strength to strength over the coming months.

Childcare Leader: Caroline O’Connor
Deputy Leader: Johanna Watson

Address: Manor St. John, Lisduggan, Waterford City

Phone: 051 372866 Email:

Smiling Toddler from Acorns Early Learning Centre
Freddie Murphy
David Bjelicic preschool child with Preschool Leader Kate Mcgrath
David Bjelicic with preschool practitioner Kate McGrath
David Bjelicic and Mollie Sullivan with preschool practitioner Kate Mcgrath
David Bjelicic, Mollie Sullivan with preschool practitioner Kate Mcgrath