Tusla - Ireland's Child & Family Agency

Where to get an Inspection report for a service

From July 10th Inspection reports undertaken before July 1st 2013 will be published online. This will start with reports from 50 services in the Limerick area. These reports are the most recent Inspection reports for those providers. Where available the providers' responses will also be online. The Child and Family Agecny are starting with Limerick, after that reports will be published on a county-by-county basis.

These reports will be published over the coming months and should parents or members of the public wish to have a copy of a report prior to it being available online they should ask their provider or contact the Child and Family Agency's Early Years / Pre-School Inspectors.

To access the published Pre-School Inspection reports online go to http://maps.pobal.ie/#/map . Select the "Tusla Inspection Reports" button and then the County and Pre-school from the drop down boxes provided.

From the 1st July 2013 under the reform programme for the Early Years Inspectorate all newly completed inspections will be available online on completion of the inspection process and quality assurance checks. Providers are requested to respond to their reports detailing their action plan to address any non-compliance issues identified on Inspection as documented in their report. The provider’s response will be published with the report if it is received within 10 day working days of issue of the report. It is anticipated that the first of these will be published in August.

Pobal have supplied a guide how to access Child and Family Agency Inspection Reports via Pobal Maps

Where to get an Inspection report for a service.

  • To access the published Pre-School Inspection reports online go to http://maps.pobal.ie/#/map . Select the "Tusla Inspection Reports" button and then the County and Pre-school from the drop down boxes provided or
  • Ask the Provider/Owner/Manager of the service for a copy of the most recent inspection report. You are entitled to see the report if your child is in the care of the preschool/crèche/childminder or
  • If they cannot provide the requested report contact the Early Years Inspector in the your area to request a copy.
  • If a large number of reports are required and they are not yet available online it may be necessary to request them under Freedom of Information.


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