Tir na nOg creche at Silloge, Ballymun

Tir na nOg on Silloge Road provides a wide range of services for children aged from 2 years and 3 months to 5 years. There are 36 staff and the training level is to degree standard at VTEC level 7 on Early Childhood Care and Education. There is a FAS Scheme with 20 trainees and the other 17 nursery staff are permanent. Currently, ther are 116 kids.In the picture above is Caroline Boyle, the Deputy Manager. Mary Brady is Manager and it is clear that morale is very good. All children receive a dinner each day and the menu is nutritious. The creche orginiates from 1982 and gthe current facility was opened by President McAleese in 1999. The Children’s Ombudsman Emily Logan opened the garden in 2008. Opening hours are from 9.00 to 12.00; 1.30 to 4.30.

They have a comprehensive service with access to special needs assistanta and behavioural psychologists. There is a physical development exercise room and a room for each period of development.

To contact them, ring 01-8423339 and e-mail tirnanog115@eircom.net

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