Our Staff

Our staff are highly trained, qualified professionals, committed to delivering quality programmes to the children and families in our care. Our Early Years Practitioners are key to the success of our centre:

  • Yvonne O’Sullivan – Manager – Early Years Practitioner
  • Bernie O’Loughlin – Early Years Practitioner
  • Sara Darcy – Early Years Practitioner
  • Niamh Breen – Early Years Practitioner
  • Lisa O’Donovan – Early Years Practitioner
  • Sasha Maxwell – Early Years Practitioner
  • Chloe Maxwell – Early Years Practitioner
  • Sarah McGee – Montessori Director – Early Year Practitioner
  • Edel Lavin – Early Years Practitioner
  • Trish Collings – Secretary


Our staff share common qualities, a respect for the children’s desire to learn, explore and develop, and their ability to develop quality programmes and experiences for the children. The educator child ratio will be as per Early Years Services Regulations 2016.

22/3/2016. Pictured at the official opening of Naionra na nOg, Shannonvale, Old Cratloe road were Edel Lavin, Sarah McGee, Yvonne O’Sullivan, Sarah Darcy, Ber O’Loughlin and Clara O’Dwyer. Photograph Liam Burke/Press 22

Edel Lavin, Sarah McGee, Yvonne O’Sullivan, Sara Darcy, Bernie O’Loughlin and Clara O’Dwyer

Staff National Pyjama Day 2018