Our Staff provide advice and assistance to existing and potential Childcare providers, to Childminders and those thinking of Childminding, and to parents, on all childcare issues for children between the ages of 0 and 14.

Lorraine Farrell

Lorraine Farrell
Coordinator

043-3342505

lorraine@longfordchildcare.ie

Lorraine Farrell has worked as part of the LCCC team since August 2015 and in June 2017 was seconded to the role of Acting Coordinator. Lorraine has overall responsibility for Longford County Childcare Committee and her main role is to develop and drive forward its strategic goals for the development of early years within the County.  Lorraine has studied a Degree in Early Childhood Care & Education from Dublin Institute of Technology and a Masters in Leadership & Advocacy in Early Childhood Education from Sligo IT.

Lorraine owns her own sessional service and has tutored at FETAC and QQI Levels 5 & 6 for more than 7 years.

Bernadette Greene

Bernie Greene
Support & development officer

043-3342505

bernie@longfordchildcare.ie

Bernie Greene has worked as part of the LCCC team since August 2002. Her role consists of implementing early years quality practice in the county via training and general service support, administering the childcare government programmes and working with the LCCC team in the delivery of the annual implementation plan for the county.

Maudie Kenny

Maudie Kenny
Administrator

043-3342505

maudie@longfordchildcare.ie

Maudie joined the LCCC team in October 2007 having previously been employed in Roscommon  CCC since July 2002 in a similar role. She is responsible for the smooth running of the office in relation to reception, payments, supplies, dealing with providers of childcare, local and statutory agencies and the general public. She works closely with the Manager in preparation of budgets and financial management and supports the team on an ongoing basis.  She has qualifications in Management, Business and Psychology.

Edel Shanley

Edel Shanley
Support & Development Officer

043-3342505

edel@longfordchildcare.ie

Edel has worked with LCCC team since October 2016. Edel has studied a degree in Early Childhood Teaching and Learning at Maynooth University, as well as holding a Bachelor of Arts degree (Geography and Maths Studies) also at Maynooth University, and has also completed a diploma in Montessori teaching from Portobello College.  Her role consists of implementing early years quality practice in the county via training and general service support, administering the childcare government programmes and working with the LCCC team in the delivery of the annual implementation plan for the county.

Edel has worked in early years from 2009 until 2016.

Lorraine Djemai

Lorraine Djemai
Clerical Officer

043-3342505

enquiries@longfordchildcare.ie

Lorraine has worked with the LCCC team since May 2017.

Eimear Carron

Eimear Carron
National Lead-Support & Information

043-3342505

eimear_carron@dcya.gov.ie

Eimear Carron has worked for LCCC since June 2008 and was appointed as County Childcare Manager for Longford in January 2013. In June of 2017 Eimear was seconded to the Department of Children and Youth Affairs to work as the National Lead on Support and Information. This is a secondment of two years.   Eimear has studied at National College of Ireland (NUIG), Queen’s University and the Ulster University, while continuing to partake in opportunities for continued professional development and reflective practice.