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Desert Lodge Nursery, Armagh

Welcome from the Management Team

Suzanne O'Neill first opened Desart Lodge Nursery in October 2000. Desart Lodge Nursery was Armagh's first private childcare facility in the area.

Suzanne began her childcare journey when she trained for her Level 3 Childcare, then soon began assessing Level 3 Childcare as she obtained her Assessors Award. Several years later she opened Desart Lodge Nursery, providing high quality care for young children with her wealth of experience firstly as a mother, childcare student and assessor.

In 2005 Suzanne graduated from Stramillis University with a BA Early Years.



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Orlágh O'Neill, daughter of Suzanne O'Neill, is a fully trained Irish Teacher. Orlágh graduated from St. Mary's University College in Belfast in 2010 and decided to further her studies at the College with a Masters degree in Early Years Education which she graduated from in 2013.

Orlágh has been a permanent member of the management team from 2010 and will continue to teach in the pre-school room at Desart Lodge.


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29th Nov 2016
We would like to thank all our parents, kids and extended families that helped Desart...
30th Sep 2016
10 members of staff had the excellent opportunity to update their Paediatric...