A warm welcome from our staff.

Eileen O'Brien

I am a Primary School Teacher and set up Poppets in 1994. I love working with children of preschool age. I am constantly engaging in Continuous Professional Development with a view to providing the best early years experiences for the children in Poppets.


Avril has Fetac level 5 in childcare and first started Poppets in 2013 as a preschool assistant. Avril has just completed the Leadership for Inclusion course which is the equivalent of Fetac Level 6 with second class honours grade one. Avril is highly qualified, experienced and dedicated to the children and families in our care in Poppets 


Gina achieved Fetac Level 8 (Bachelor of Arts- honours in Early Childhood Education and Care) in 2018. She also has Fetac level 5 and 6 in Childcare and a Montessori (Level 7) qualification. Gina has many years experience with children, including 4 years in Poppets! She is extremely committed to providing the best possible Early Years Education for the children in Poppets.