TEMPLEOGUE:

Horizons Templeogue – Montessori & Full Day Care
Horizons Terenure – Homework Club & Summer Camp 

Horizons School Teachers
and Management

experienced and dedicated staff

Preventing war is the work of politicians, establishing peace is the work of educationalists.

experienced and dedicated staff

Preventing war is the work of politicians, establishing peace is the work of educationalists.

horizons

meet your
horizons team

staff profiles

We have been blessed to find a whole team of Horizons Montessori Teachers who share our dreams and they in turn have helped us to grow and develop our school.

Our teachers have a true belief in Montessori Education and the philosophy that underpins it.

horizons directors

FIONA O'KELLY

POSITION(S):
- Horizons Founder and Director since 1993

Fiona graduated from St. Nicholas Montessori College in 1988. She then went to work as a Montessori teacher in America for five years. She returned in 1993 and set up Horizons Montessori with Fiona Abom. Fiona is also Mum to Peter, Karl and Hannah.

FIONA ABOM

POSITION(S):
- Horizons Founder and Director since 1993

Fiona graduated from St. Nicholas Montessori College in 1988. Having spent two years working in Notre Dame Churchtown, and a further two years in New Jersey she returned from America to set up Horizons with Fiona O’Kelly in 1993. Fiona is also Mum to Liam, Thomas and Anna.

horizons management

DEBBIE GRANT

POSITION(S):
- Horizons School Principal
Templeogue & Terenure

QUALIFICATIONS:
- BA in Montessori & Humanities Level 8

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 1993

HELEN LINDOPP

POSITION(S):
- Horizons Accounts Manager
- Horizons Office Administrator
Templeogue and Terenure

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2xxx

MELISSA WHELAN

POSITION(S):
- School Manager Templeogue
- Montessori Directress Templeogue

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Advanced Montessori Diploma Level 6

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2007

EVA KUTNA

POSITION(S):
- Afternoon School Manager Templeogue
- Montessori Directress Templeogue

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Montessori Education Level 6

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2016

AMY BURNS

POSITION(S):
- School Manager Terenure
- Montessori Directress Terenure

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Advanced Diploma Montessori Level 6
- Postgrad Dip Special Educational Needs Level 9
- Master of Education Level 9

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2001

NICHOLA MCCABE

POSITION(S):
- Horizons Curriculum Development Manager
- Montessori Directress Terenure

QUALIFICATIONS:
- BA in Montessori & Humanities Level 8

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 1993

AMY VAN DER LINDE

POSITIONS:
- Homework Club Manager Terenure

QUALIFICATIONS:
- BA in Montessori & Humanities Level 8

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2015

BETH MCMENAMIN

POSITIONS:
- Assistant Homework Club Manager Terenure
- Montessori Directress Terenure

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Montessori Education Level 6

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2015

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templeogue

MELISSA WHELAN

POSITION(S):
- School Manager Templeogue
- Montessori Directress Templeogue

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Advanced Montessori Diploma Level 6

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2007

EVA KUTNA

POSITION(S):
- Afternoon School Manager Templeogue
- Montessori Directress Templeogue

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Montessori Education Level 6

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2016

OLWEN MCGEE

POSITION(S):
- Montessori Directress Templeogue

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Advanced Montessori Diploma Level 6

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2006

SARAH MURRAY

POSITIONS:
- Montessori Directress Templeogue

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Montessori Education Level 6

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2016

STACEY DELANEY

POSITION(S):
- Montessori Directress Templeogue

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Advanced Montessori Diploma Level 6

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2017

NIAMH O'FLANAGAN

POSITIONS:
- Montessori Directress Templeogue

QUALIFICATIONS:
- BA Hons Montessori Education Level 8

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2018

BLANCA RODRIQUEZ

POSITION(S):
- Montessori Directress Templeogue

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Diploma in Early Childhood Education Level 7

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2018

ANTONA QUINN

POSITIONS:
- Montessori Assistant Templeogue

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Text

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 20xx

EMMA FITZGERALD

POSITION(S):
- Montessori Directress Templeogue

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Montessori Education Level 6

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2018

AMY KENNEDY

POSITIONS:
- Montessori Directress Templeogue

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Montessori Education Level 6

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2019

GRACE GLORIOSO

POSITION(S):
- Montessori Directress Templeogue

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Early Childhood Care & Education Level 6

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2019

SARAH FUNES

POSITIONS:
- Montessori Directress Templeogue

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Early Childhood Education Degree

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2020

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terenure

AMY BURNS

POSITION(S):
- School Manager Terenure
- Montessori Directress Terenure

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Advanced Diploma Montessori Level 6
- Postgrad Dip Special Educational Needs Level 9
- Master of Education Level 9

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2001

NICHOLA MCCABE

POSITION(S):
- Horizons Curriculum Development Manager
- Montessori Directress Terenure

QUALIFICATIONS:
- BA in Montessori & Humanities Level 8

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 1993

BETH MCMENAMIN

POSITIONS:
- Assistant Homework Club Manager Terenure
- Montessori Directress Terenure

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Montessori Education Level 6

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2015

terenure homework club

AMY VAN DER LINDE

POSITIONS:
- Homework Club Manager Terenure

QUALIFICATIONS:
- BA in Montessori & Humanities Level 8

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2015

BETH MCMENAMIN

POSITIONS:
- Assistant Homework Club Manager Terenure
- Montessori Directress Terenure

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Montessori Education Level 6

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2015

NIAMH JONES

POSITIONS:
- Homework Club Teacher Terenure

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Montessori Education Level 6

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 20xx

LUANA MELLO

POSITIONS:
- Homework Club Teacher Terenure

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Text

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 20xx

HANNA FLANNERY

POSITIONS:
- Homework Club Teacher Terenure

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Text

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2020

CAROLINA

POSITIONS:
- Text

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Text

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2021

BEA

POSITIONS:
- Text

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Text

JOINED HORIZONS:
- 2021

in their words

PARENTS
TESTIMONIALS

horizons reviews

Some quotes from our pupils parents reviews, many of whom have had their whole family attend.

To leave your review get in touch through our Contact us page. Those leaving reviews have availed of;

– Ecce, Part time and Full time Montessori in Templeogue
– Homework Club and Summer Camp in Terenure

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MCMENAMIN FAMILY

"The level of care and attention given to each child is second to none and has really allowed my children’s personalities and abilities to grow and flourish"

Letch Family Picture

LETCH FAMILY

"Horizons Montessori has provided the perfect start to the education of each of our three children, highly professional and enthusiastic"

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CYRIL MOLLOY

"All of our children benefited so much from the great start that Horizons gave them, and we are very grateful to all of them for the past 11 years"

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JENNIFER FALVEY

“Collected each day from school and brought back to a safe and secure environment where any homework is completed and corrected“

Cronin Family Picture

AMANDA CRONIN

“It would not be possible for us to overstate our appreciation of this great school and excellent teachers. We would highly recommend Horizons“

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LOUISE BYRNE

“The Montessori way of learning has been great for our kids and has allowed them to work at their own pace always supported by the teacher“

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Our schools offer a full and flexible range of care for your child, 49 weeks per year. Click any service box below for more information…

  • Montessori Full Day – Templeogue
  • Montessori Part Time – Templeogue
  • Montessori Ecce – Templeogue
  • Homework Club – Terenure
  • Summer Camp – Terenure

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Keep up with all the latest excitement at Horizons. No two days are ever the same here and we provide a stimulating and fun environment for all that attend.

From Pumpkins Carving to Yoga, Pancake Flipping to Santa Claus the school is always a world of wonder for our children.

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