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Sylvia Mooney

Hours was established in 1998 by Sylvia Mooney.

Happy Hours Childcare Centre offers full day care, preschool and after school care.

Sylvia is qualified at levels 4, 5 & 6 in Early Childhood Education & Advanced Supervision in Childcare.  Also holding diplomas in Montessori Teaching, Child Psychology & Teacher Training. Sylvia is currently completing a BA honours degree in Early Childhood teaching & learning with Maynooth University.

Sylvia constantly attends refresher courses and seminars and holds a number of other qualifications including child development, child protection, quality improvement, child behaviour, business management, health & safety, nutrition for children, Food Safety & First Aid.


Sylvia’s personal time is dedicated to her son Rhys & outdoor activities.  

Orla O Callaghan. 


Orla is from Tullamore and is a qualified early years practitioner holding a BA in Childcare Management. Orla is passionate about early childhood education and is dedicated to helping children progress and develop to their own unique potential. Orla enjoys sports, reading and keeping fit. 



Cara is also a regular visitor to our centre.


Cara graduated from "doggy obedience school" and loves spending time with the children. 

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