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Grovelands Childcare Statement to Parents

Posted on: May 29th, 2013 by DeeBushell

Dear Parents,
My team and I are acutely aware that you may have concerns following RTÉ’s Prime Time programme last evening.
We wish to acknowledge the shock and revulsion you would have experienced at the revelations in relation to the…

Sports Massage Therapist Visits Mullingar

Posted on: May 24th, 2013 by DeeBushell

Marks Dad Paul, who is a sports massage therapist, popped in to Mullingar centre and spoke to the children about muscles and injuries and how to treat them. Teachers Miriam and Valarie were happy to volunteer for a free treatment…

Corran Riada trip to Fire Station

Posted on: May 23rd, 2013 by DeeBushell

The children had a great time when they visited the Athlone Fire Station. Thank you so much to station master Ray McLoughlin and firefighter Barry who looked after the children on the day.
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Glendeer Pet Farm Visit

Posted on: May 22nd, 2013 by DeeBushell

Huge thank you to Glendeer Pet Farm who brought out some animals yesterday for a visit. The children were absolutely delighted.…

Visit to the Fire Station – IDA

Posted on: May 20th, 2013 by DeeBushell

The children from both centres in Athlone got to visit the Fire Station in Athlone and fire fighter Barry showed them where the calls come through, their uniforms and where they’re kept – they even got to try on the…

Mullingar visit Perfect Smile

Posted on: May 17th, 2013 by DeeBushell

Susan the Hygienist from perfect smile checked  all the childrens teeth and had reports for mums and dads. Also info on how to brush properly. Look at their healthy smiles!
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Glenisk Visit Tullamore

Posted on: May 17th, 2013 by DeeBushell

Thank you so much to Glenisk for visiting and telling the children all about how to make yogurt.
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Art student Alex visits preschool in IDA

Posted on: May 16th, 2013 by DeeBushell

Local art student Alex visited her brother’s David’s class in the IDA to start dome art pieces with them .…

Doctors visit to Tullamore

Posted on: May 16th, 2013 by DeeBushell

Today Emma’s Mammy came to Grovelands Childcare Tullamore to talk to the children about being a doctor. They loved using the stethoscope on each other. Then our poor teddy, Benny hurt his leg, so she showed us how to put…

Farm fun – look at the house we made in Tullamore

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 by DeeBushell

We had James Dad come to the centre to talk about farming and architecture. He brought in farming pictures and the plans of a house. From these plans the children made this house. The children also decided to paint from…



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