New childcare provider to deliver service in Collooney after Young Explorers closure

Childcare facilities for children who were attending the Young Explorers centre in Collooney, Co. Sligo, are to be continued by a new provider.

The Young Explorers creche has closed but a Sligo town-based childcare operator is to now take over the Collooney facility.

Fine Gael Councillor Thomas Walsh, chairman of the Sligo/Drumcliffe Municipal District, says the new arrangement is a long-term one:

Sinn Fein Councillor Thomas Healy says news that childcare will continue to be provided in Collooney will come as a great relief to many parents in the area, among them frontline workers.