Position: Early Years Assistant

Department: Blossom Grove

Meidhbhe’s role is to provide support to the children with their day to day needs and to help develop their skills

Meidhbhe Harrington has been working at Togher Family Centre since 2021. Meidhbhe Harrington is an Early Years Assistant in Blossom Grove at Togher Family Centre. Meidhbhe holds a BA degree from UCC in Early Years and Childhood studies. Meidhbhe also holds a QQI level 5 in Early Childhood Education and Special Needs. Meidhbhe has completed Tusla’s Children First training and also Training in manual handling.

Relevant Qualification

BA in Early Years and Childhood Studies

Other Qualifications Include:

QQI level 5 Early Childhood Education and Special Needs

Checklist Training

  • Manual Handling
  • First Aid Responder
  • Children First

Additional Training

  • Communication Training
  • Intervention Training
  • Trauma Informed Practice Training
  • Child Contact Training



Special Interest

Meidhbhe special interest include encouraging children to learn through play

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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Our Tús an Bhothair Early Years service is located on the grounds of Togher boys primary school with its own entrance via the church car park.

Cur Le Chéile

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Our Cur Le Chéile Eary Years Service is located on the grounds of Togher Girls Primary School.

Togher Family Support

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We provide a supportive space where parents can be heard. Our hope is that parents can get the support they need when they need it, not when things may have…

Togher Counselling Service

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Togher Counselling and Therapy services are located in our Main Centre in Maglin Grove and Tom O’Sullivan House – our Shournagh Grove premises. Our professional counsellors specialise in various areas…

Togher Contact Centre

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Togher Contact Centre provides an opportunity for children, their parents, and extended family members to meet in a safe, neutral environment. Child contact visits are supervised by our experienced and…