first_imgThe people of West Donegal are celebrating after the opening of a state-of-the-art preschool and aftercare facility following a capaign which has lasted nine long years.Spraoi le Cheile an exciting purpose built preschool and afterschool facility that has opened its doors to some very excited children in the Dungloe area this week.This new facility follows the work and dedication by a hard working, local, voluntary committee to enhance facilities for the children and parents in Dungloe and the surrounding area. The project which cost €1.1 million and was built by local building contractor Mr. Charlie Doherty of Beleem Construction has received funding and help from Pobail under the National Development Plan, Comhar Naionrai na Gaeltachta Teoranta, Udaras Na Gaeltachta etc.Spraoi Le Cheile offers a baby care facility, a Nionra service where preschool children are taught through the medium of Irish by local native Irish speakers.There is a sensory room for children with learning difficulties and special needs. This room can also be used for those children needing a little time out/chill time if they are feeling a little tired.The afterschool provides a bright and comfortable area for primary students who can come for a period after their school day and complete homework tasks and offers a custom designed computer suite for children to learn their basic computer skills. Spraoi Le Cheile are currently employing 8 people both full and part time. All staff have excellent qualifications, which blend seamlessly together with the latest and most up to date equipment.The opening hours are currently Monday – Friday, 9am – 6pm (but these can be extended to accommodate parents needs).There are full time and sessional places still available. Sproai Le Cheile are a community based group working for the community and are striving to accommodate all children no matter what their needs or specific requirements are.Subvention is also available to parents on low income or income support and this gives parents the opportunity to get back to work or undertake training to enable them to get back into the work force.Spraoi le Cheile is conveniently located off the Carnmore Road in Dungloe (Glenties Road) beside the parochial hall and within walking distance (500 meters) of Dungloe’s Main Street & Supervalu / Aldi/ Lidl Shopping Centres. Contact Details: For more information or to view the facility you can contact Nora/Roseanne on 07495 61686 or Christine on 087 2206225EndsNEW DUNGLOE CHILDCARE FACILITY OPENS AFTER HEROIC NINE YEAR CAMPAIGN was last modified: September 6th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:childcaredungloeSpraoi le Cheilelast_img read more