Our Staff

All of our staff have been with us since the day we opened and all have a minimum of  15 years’ experience in childcare.  

Yvonne Darragh

(owner)

Over 22 years experience in childcare

  • Advanced Childcare Level 6
  • Montessori Teacher
  • Occupational First Aid Level 5
  • Child Protection
  • Manual Handling
  • H.A.C.C.P
  • Child protection training

Ann Kiely

(ECCE Co-ordinator)

Over 16 years experience in childcare

  • Advanced Childcare Level 6
  • First Aid
  • Manual Handling
  • Occupational before First Aid
  • Child Protection
  • Understanding Special Needs
  • Child protection training

Yetunde Aniboh

Over 5 years experience in childcare

  • FETAC Level 5 childcare diploma
  • Level 5 Occupational First Aid
  • Manual Handling
  • HACCP food training
  • Child protection training

Rachel Monaghan

(Aims inclusion programme co-ordinator)
Over 4 years experience in childcare

  • Level 6 Advanced childcare diploma
  • Level 5 First Aid
  • Manual Handling
  • Pursuing as present L.I.N.C programme in Maynooth University
  • Child protection training

Amanda Gorey

  • (Level 6 Fectac )
  • Diploma in Montessori Teaching
  • First Aid
  • Manual Handling
  • Child Protection Training
  • Over 1 Years experience

Monica Byrne

Over 19 years experience in childcare

  • Irish Preschool Playgroup Association (IPPA)
  • First Aid
  • Manual Handling
  • Grandfathering declaration
  • Child protection training

Jennifer Murray

(ECCE group leader)

Over 1 years experience in childcare

  • ECCE groupl leader
  • Level 6 childcare & education
  • Occupational first Aid
  • Manual Handling
  • Mindfulness training
  • Child protection training

Leah Cribbin

(After school Facilitator)

Over 3 years experience in childcare

  • Advanced Childcare Level 6
  • FETAC Level 5 First Aid
  • Manual Handling
  • Child protection training

Playworld is open Monday - Friday 7.00am-6.00pm. We have full time and part time places available.
School runs - drop off and pick up services for Clane, Straffan, Rathcoffey and Hewetson (Millicent)

Our Services

children in a montessori class