An Scoil Beag Montessori



Welcome to An Scoil Beag Montessori Pre-school here at St Colmcille’s National School, The Quay.  We have built our passion for excellence in childcare and preschool education since Mairead first established An Scoil Beag Montessori in 2005.

Our guiding principle is that you and your child need to know at all times that they are in a caring, loving environment, surrounded by attentive staff committed to providing the very best of education and care.

To ensure every day is a great day for your child, staff create activities that combine both learning and fun where children are encouraged to explore, learn and develop at their own pace through a variety of play and daily activities. 

If you have any queries please contact Mairead on 086 0801677 or email


Parent Testimonials

Emma “Honestly could not recommend an Scoil Beag enough and all the staff. Patrick loved his time there and tells his sister about all the fun she will have when she starts”

Laura “Wonderful Montessori and amazing staff could not recommend on Scoil Beag enough”

Janice “We had such a fabulous experience with you all last year. Your focus on all of the children and the individual attention you give each child in your care is evident every single day. I never worried for a second that our daughter was receiving anything less than the highest level of quality care while she was in An Scoil Beag. The love, kindness and respect you show to each and every child who walks through your door each morning is clear for all of us parents to see”

Bridget “Eabhan really enjoyed her two years with you and every one of your staff Mairead are amazing...could only recommend your school highly enough.”