Position: Assistant Supervisor

Department: Tus and Bhóthair

Máire’s current role involves assisting the Supervisor in the daily running of the pre-school room.  She strives to create a safe, comfortable and friendly pre-school environment by interacting and communicating with the children at their level.

Máire Lynch has been working at Togher Family Centre since 2014. She is an Assistant Supervisor in Tus an Bhóthair. Maire has held a plethora of positions during her service to Togher Family Centre which has given her great insights into children’s development. She has experienced significant accomplishments during her time at Togher Family Centre, including leading a research team to Cologne, Germany which resulted in the creation of a new Risky Play Policy to support the staff and the children.

Relevant Qualification

Early Childhood Care and Education ( Level 6)

Other Qualifications Include:

Childcare ( Level 5)

Checklist Training

  • Children First 
  • First Aid Responder 
  • Cardiac First Response-Epinepherine 
  • Cardiac First Response-Salbutemol 
  • Manual Handling 


Additional Training

  • QRF  
  • Working with Trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences 
  • Lámh training 
  • Marte Meo 
  • Elklan 
  • Sensory Processing  
  • Messy Play training for Aistear 
  • Cork Autism Conference 
  • Return to work safely for Employees in an Early Years Service 

Special Interest

Máire enjoys continuously learning different methods to support children’s development. She has a special interest in working with children with additional needs.

1A Glentrasna Drive

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1A Glentrasna Drive, on the northside of Cork City, houses our Glentrasna Early Years service and a branch of Togher Contact Centre.

Tús an Bhothair

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Cur Le Chéile

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