I have worked in Early Childhood Care and Education since 2001, and I am passionate about providing children with positive experiences of relationships and early learning. I hold a BA Degree in Professional Development and Family studies, along with other certificates such as Triple P parent facilitator and Master Class in Infant Mental Health. I am also a Circle of Security Parenting facilitator.
My Name is Caroline Kenny and I am an Early Years Teacher.
I have been working in Edenmore Early Education Centre since 1997 and hold a FETAC 6 in Early Childhood Studies. Working with children is very rewarding; you get back everything you put into them and more.
Hi my name is Riitta McKee and I am an Early Years Teacher. I have been working in Edenmore Early Education Centre since 2007 and have 30 years’ experience educating and caring for children. I gained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Early Childhood Care and Education and am passionate about introducing children to art, movement and nature.
Hi my name is Lisa Lyons and I am an Early Years Teacher.
I have worked in Edenmore Early Education Centre since 2002 and hold a FETAC 6 in Early Childhood Studies. I am very skilled in supporting children with additional needs and this gives me great satisfaction. I am particularly passionate about incorporating Occupational Therapy activities into my practice.
My name is Christine Kelly and I am an Early Years Teacher.
I have been working in Edenmore Early Education Centre since 2013 and hold a Level 6 qualification in Early Childhood Care and Education. I really enjoy working with children because children are so open and honest and every day brings something new and exciting. I especially enjoy doing gymnastics with the children in my classroom
I’ve been the Deputy Manager here at Edenmore Early Education Centre since 2012 but I’ve worked here since 2002. I have a B.A in Early Childhood Care and Education. I love what I do; I have a passion for working with children and families. The first 5 years of a child’s life is where 90% of critical brain development occurs. It is a privilege and honour to be a part of this stage in their lives.
My name is Celine Reid and I have been working in Edenmore Early Education Centre since 1996 and hold a Level 6 qualification in Early Childhood Care and Education. I am passionate about sparking children’s curiosity in learning about their world. Being outdoors is important in my teaching and encouraging children to love nature. I also have an interest in supporting children’s early literacy.
My name is Jenny Kennedy and I have worked in Edenmore Early Education Centre since 2009 and hold a BA Degree in Early Childhood Teaching and Learning. My role in children’s early learning is very rewarding. I have a particular interest in incorporating sensory exploration into my practice and environment and have lots of fun with messy play.
I am the pedagogical leader and the Inclusion Coordinator.
I have been working in Edenmore Early Education Centre since 2011. I have a degree in Early Childhood Care and Education and Diploma in Montessori education. I like to incorporate Irish Sign Language (ISL) into my practice. One of my teaching goals is to instill a love of reading in children and show respect for books.
Hi my name is Karen O’ Brien and I am an Early Years Teacher.
I have been working in Edenmore Early Education Centre since May 2015. I have a QQI Level 6 in Early Childhood Care and Education. When I am with children, I love to listen to their stories, offer plenty of hugs and have a lot of fun!
Hi, I am Nicola and I joined Edenmore EEC in September 2021 as I began my Community Employment Scheme. I am enjoying my work, discovering my interests and skills working with children. I hope to begin my studies soon.
Hi, my Name is Maria Maher and I have been the Secretary in Edenmore Early Education Centre Since 2008. I have a FETAC Level 5 qualification in Office Skills and Payroll. I love being part of a wonderful team and supporting the children and their families.
I am Dina Nally and I am the Centre Cook.
I’ve been working in Edenmore Early Education Centre since 2010 and I am trained in HACCP. My favourite part of my job is introducing children to new and healthy foods, encouraging them to try new things and making sure they leave with a full tummy. I also love to connect with families and share recipes with them.
My name is Nadine Ronan and I am the Senior Cleaner for the Centre. I have also just completed a Community Employment Scheme (CE) which began in 2017. I love working here and I always enjoy interacting with the children when I visit the rooms.