Naíonra at Eden Childcare, Ár Sprinters Beag

Free PreSchool

Naionrai at Eden Childcare Loch Bui, opened in September 2014 and has been a great really success. A Naionrai is a PreSchool run through Irish for children aged 2.5-5 years, This Irish PreSchool follows the FNT Model, Learning Language through emersion. The environment here is pleasant, cheerful and run under the guidance of an Irish Speaking (leader)This group avail of the Free Preschool Year, but anyone between the ages of 2.5 and 5 may attend.

Children hear Irish being spoken, although they may not speak it themselves, they gain confidence in the lilt and sound of Of Irish, they take on songs and poems though Irish, without hesitation.

If your child should want to attend Gaelscoil Osraí, as a recognised Naíonra, we fulfil their admissions policy.

The Benefits of a BiLingual Education

  • A higher competency level is achievable in both languages
  • greater academic success
  • a solid grounding for children entering primary school, when immersion is through Irish
  • Cognitive benefits
  • Broader understanding of different cultures

To book a place for your child at Eden Childcare Naíonraí, Kilkenny, please register your interest by contacting us.