Enquiring Minds 

Early Childhood Care and Education 

Enquiring Minds Childcare is a family owned and run service with family values and ideals at heart. We established ourselves in October 2008 in Clane Co. Kildare. Clare Venter, co-director of the company has over 37 years experience working in the childcare sector in both South Africa and Ireland. Nicola O'Malley has extensive experience in management and oversees the daily running of our branches and also manages the business side of Enquiring Minds.  We are very proud of our excellent standards of education and care and welcome the opportunity to get to know you and your family. 


Our Clane Branch


Enquiring Minds in Yew Tree Square is situated in the heart of Clane Village. This school accommodates children from 3 months to 12 years and is very well established. Our Clane branch is within walking distance of the the two national schools. Please click on the button above for more information.

Our Prosperous branch

This branch of Enquiring Minds is situated on the Prosperous to Allenwood Road in Prosperous village. This beautiful school accommodates children from 3months to 12 years and has a large natural playground and Junkyard playground. Please click on the button above for more information.  

Our Johnstown Branch


This smaller school is situated in the picturesque village of Johnstown in Naas. Our Johnstown branch boasts a big bright pre school room and smaller baby and wobbler groups. Our Johnstown branch accommodates children from 3months to 12 years. Please click on the button above for more information.