This story in Irish "Glúin nua!"
18 new Naíonraí in September 2010 that will be opening their doors for the first time this year. This figure is up on last year’s figure of 5 new Naíonraí.
The Naíonraí in question are as follows:-
- Naíonra Links, Portmarnock, Dublin
- Naíonra Céimeanna Beaga, Artane, Dublin
- Naíonra Tír na nÓg, Stoneybatter, Dublin
- Naíonra Páistí na Beatha, Swords, Dublin
- Naíonra Links, Drumcondra, Dublin
- Naíonra Bogha Báistí, Inchicore, Dublin
- Naíonra na Seanscoile, Lucan, Dublin.
- Naíonra Montessori Matters, Lucan, Dublin.
- Spraoi Chill Mhantáin, Rathnew, Co. Wicklow.
- Naíonra Bhóín Dé, Newbridge, Co. Kildare.
- Naíonra Boisíní, Leixlip, Co. Kildare.
- Naíonra Spraoi le Chéile, Leitrim, Co. Leitrim.
- Naíonra Jigsaw, Waterford.
- Naíonra Bóthar na Modhfheirme, Cork.
- Naíonra Pobail an Sciobairín, Skibbereen, Co. Cork.
- Naíonra Bellview Woods, Killarney, Co. Kerry.
- Naíonra Ghuaire, Gorey, Co. Wexford.
- Naíonra an Choillín, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.
Clíona Frost, CEO of Forbairt Naíonraí Teoranta said: ‘We wish the new Naíonraí, and their Stiúrthóirí the best of luck. We also wish the children and their parents’ all the best on this proud day as they set off on this important journey. We also wish each and every Naíonra that is reopening well for the new school year as they continue to provide excellent childcare through Irish.’
Forbairt Naíonraí Teoranta is an all-Ireland voluntary organisation which supports the promotion of education and care services in Irish for children from birth. Forbairt Naíonraí Teoranta provides support to help start up, establish and maintain the follows services through Irish immersion: crèches, Naíonraí, school-age services, summer camps agus parent/guardian and toddler groups.
FNT is grant aided by Foras na Gaeilge and the Office for the Minister of Children and Youth Affairs.