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  Supporting Montessori Education in Ireland

ECCE Scheme

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Children First

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Learn through Song – Children’s Educational CDs- Ashton Productions
by Joyce O’Hara

Joyce’s CDs provide a natural and enjoyable way for children to learn. She introduces each song and suggests actions the children can do. Words are supplied.

Subjects and themes include:

Move to Music…..Action Songs…..Alphabet through Song …..
Times Tables through Song…..Seasonal Songs…..Songs in Irish

Joyce O’Haraformerly taught music at St. Nicholas College & School, Dún Laoghaire, andis the producer of CDs for children ages 3 to 12.

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Tel: 043. 333 1728      Mobile: 0868468424

Montessori Door to Door

Distributors of: Nienhuis Montessori Apparatus, Montessori Books, Pink and Blue Language Material, Parts of Cards, Pre-school Furniture, Montessori Equipment, Ed. Toys and Supplies. 
Tel: +353(0)429694652 Fax: +353(0)429694653
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Complete fit out of Montessori classrooms. Starter Packs. Filled cabinets. Choose from Economy Range and Nienhuis materials.
Pink and Blue reading materials
Register online for our Best Price Promise. Supplying Irish Montessori schools for 16 years.
Address: Stonewall Enterprise Centre, Virginia Rd, Bailieborough, Co. Cavan
Phone: 042-9694652
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Montessori and Preschool Supplies

Montessori equipment, Furniture, Posters, Froebel gifts and Educational Supplies
Please contact: Brendan McCreary.
Murrintown, Wexford, Ireland

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Tel: 00353 539139830 Mobile:  00353 879892851

Lisheen Montessori School Supplies

Manufacturers and Distributors of Quality Montessori Equipment and School Supplies
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Telephone:   00 353 (0)66 7133436

Garda Vetting

St Nicholas Montessori College of Ireland is a registered body with the Garda Central Vetting Unit to process Garda vetting applications for Montessori teachers and Montessori student teachers.

Please note that the current processing time for Garda Vetting applications is minimum 10 weeks.

If you require Garda vetting please apply to Mary Scaggs,

St. Nicholas Montessori College Ireland
16 Adelaide Street,
Co Dublin

Ph. 01.2806064 or email

Montessori School Insurance

Padraic Smith & Co. Ltd operates a specially tailored Insurance Package for all members of the St Nicholas Montessori Society of Ireland.  In order to avail of our St. Nicholas Montessori Insurance Scheme, you must be a current member of the St Nicholas Montessori Society of Ireland.

The Padraic Smith & Co Ltd policy is designed to cover all your Montessori School insurance needs and includes the highest Public Liability Limit of Indemnity and the highest Pupil/Adult ratios in the market. The premium for St Nicholas Members is cheaper than that we provide to any of our other Crèche, Montessori/Playgroups, Schools/After school groups and schemes.

The scheme is underwritten by Allianz p.l.c., the leading Insurer of Schools in Ireland.  The cover granted under the scheme includes outings to the Zoo, Farms, Fire Stations, museums, art galleries. The policy can be extended to include Swimming and other

physical activities outings including indoor playcentres, amusement parks and bouncing castles.

In order to be included in the scheme, or if you would like further details, please contact Padraic Smith & Co. Ltd. On or 01 8330888

Discounts are available to members of our St Nicholas Montessori Scheme onHousehold, Business and Life Insurance/Pension Products.

Health Insurance

 VHI Group Scheme Number 9/9314

  • New joiners/employees to the scheme will avail of the 10% Discount applied.
  • Please quote group number on application form.
  • For existing VHI members we only need verification of your policy number to transfer your policy to St. Nicholas Montessori group scheme.
  • For any clarification or queries on the various VHI products phone our Customer Care Helpline on 1850 44 44 44.