About us

Little All Stars Montessori & Creche is open Monday to Friday from 7 am to 6.00 pm.


Our Creche is open 51 weeks of the year and caters for children from 1 to 12 years


We are registered with the HSE for private childcare, ECCE schemes, CETS, after-school programmes and school collections. It is the policy of our service to fully comply with all HSE regulations set out for us in the Childcare pre-school regulations 2006 and any amendments to same.  All staff, volunteers & work experience students are Garda vetted, references checked and qualifications verified before they begin with 'Little All-Stars'.


Our Staff are fully trained and qualified, providing care, attention, and devotion to the well-being of each and every child in our care


All ECCE staff holds a minimum Fetac Level 5 qualification in Childcare.


Grainne Holleran is the owner/manager of Little All-Stars Creche. She holds a Bachelor of Art in Humanities in Montessori Education.


She has taught in Primary Schools, Montessori pre-schools and in Special Education Facilities.


In 2006 Grainne began plans for her creche in Tuam, working under the guidance of the HSE Pre-School Inspectorate, Galway County Council, and designers.


In 2017 the Creche celebrated its 10th year of business and birthday celebrations.


We offer all children a loving homely, warm safe setting that’s responsive to each child's

interests and sensitive to their individual needs.Our Approach and belief are that every child is a

unique and special individual.


We also work to National Frameworks and offer children in our care the opportunity of a 

Montessori Education and the option of Naíonra.  


Our crèches become a home from home where your child can enjoy themselves whilst learning and developing and growing their skills expressing themselves and make new friends in a warm, welcoming environment.


We focus on each child’s individual interests and needs and support them as they investigate the world in their special way.



Opening Hours


7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Monday - Friday


Our Creche is open 51 weeks of the year and caters for children from six months to 12 years








Seomra Dara - 1 - 2 years

Seomra Scott - 1 -2 Years

Seomra Ryan - 2-3 Years

Seomra Aisling  - 3-5 Years - 

(ECCE & Full Day Care)

Seomra Oisin 3-5 Years- (Full Day Care)

Naíonra 3-5 Years - (Irish ECCE)

Seomra Macdara 3-4 Year Olds  -(ECCE)


Each room is furnished with age-appropriate toys/equipment/materials


Seomra Aoibhinn & Seomra Cillian Sleep Rooms (Fitted with cots and toddler beds)


State of the art Kitchen which caters for hot meals and snacks from 7am to 6pm daily


Staff Child Ratios


Maximum number of children on the premises at any one time : 90



1-2 Years  -1:5

2-3 Years - 1:6

3-5 Years  -1:11 & 1:8

Afterschool - 1:12