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Lets Educate - Irish distributor of Nienhuis Montessori materials

Lets Educate - Irish distributor of Nienhuis Montessori materials


Telephone: (056) 7728022

Irish distributor of Nienhuis Montessori materials supplying an extensive range of educational products from world leading companies. Products from categories including Practical Life, Sensorial, Language, Mathematics, Biology, Geography, Furniture, Books, Arts & Crafts, Music and Nienhuis Montessori Spare Parts.

Montessori and Preschool Supplies

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

E-mail:  Website:
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.