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Posted by: | Posted on: December 21, 2020

Coping With Christmas

This booklet from The Curragh Family Resource Centre has been designed to support families with some of the common challenges and issues at this time.


Posted by: | Posted on: October 19, 2020

Heads Up Women Support Service

In response to the Covid crisis, a new telephone service for women has been launched. Click on the link for information:

Heads UP Women support service

Posted by: | Posted on: October 11, 2020

How to use Seesaw

Watch this video or read the following guide to find out more about Seesaw. Remember to get in touch with your child’s teacher if you have any questions.

Click on this link to find out more: Seesaw-Parent intro

Posted by: | Posted on: October 5, 2020

Free online events for parents, October and November 2020

Below please find details of 2 FREE online events for parents, hosted by Kildare Library Service as part of the Let’s Talk About Parenting programme 2020.

Spring Forward, Fall Back’ – Bedtime Prep & Tips for Parents! 

Monday 12th October from 4pm (Facebook) & follow up Thursday 15th October 8.30pm (Zoom) 

Presented by Erica Hargaden, Sleep Consultant

The clocks are going back on October 25th. Hurrah say some, an extra hour in bed… not so for Parents of young children! Join Erica from Babogue Sleep Solutions for some advice and tips to make the transition easier. Followed by a Q and A via zoom a couple of days later to follow up with Parents with further support.

Talk available on Monday 12th October from 4pm at

And a later date from Kildare Library vimeo channel

Follow up Q and A and support session via Zoom: Thurs 15th October 8.30pm-9pm. Email Suzanne at to book your place.

Understanding Bullying: empowering children and strategies for intervention 

Presented by Jennifer Ryan, Forensic Psychologist & Guidance Counsellor 

Thursday 12th November 7pm (Zoom) 

Why bullying happens, how to recognize it in your child, and effective strategies for intervention for you as a parent and for your child or teenager. This talk will take a common sense approach to the complexities of bullying and aims to equip parents to deal with bullying effectively.

To book your place email Andrea at

Keep an eye on Kildare Library social media channels (twitter, facebook, instagram) and for more upcoming events including Positive Parenting with John Sharry, Resilience in a Digital Age with Colman Noctor and Baby Sign Language Classes.

Posted by: | Posted on: August 27, 2020

Covid-19: What to do if your child is unwell

Please read this important advice for when your child is unwell:

Covid 19 Advice for Parents