Meet the team

Carolyn Barnes
Childcare Manager

Carolyn has been involved in the initial start of Holywell Educate Together N.S. since 2009 and is the Patron Nominee of the HETNS Board of Management. Carolyn has extensive experience in Management and Finance and is responsible for effective financial management of Holywell Childcare.  She holds a FETAC 5 Major award in Early Childhood Care & Education.

Aoife McDonald
Aoife McDonald

Holywellies Preschool Early Years Educator

Aoife joined Holywellies Preschool in November 2021. She has extensive experience in the childcare sector and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood Care and Education.

Mel Salustri
Mel Salustri

Holywellies Preschool Early Years Educator

Mel joined Holywellies Preschool in February 2016 having previously managed a large crèche facility.  Mel comes to us with over 20 years experience in Childcare and holds a FETAC Level 6 Major Award in Early Childhood Care & Education.

Carrie Byrne
School Age Childcare Supervisor

Carrie is responsible for all our school age childcare including Wake Up, Shake Up Club (breakfast), Wee Wellies Club (Sibling Hour) and After School Club until 6pm.  Carrie has worked in Holywell Childcare since the beginning of 2015 and holds a FETAC Level 5 Major Award in Early Childhood Care and Education.  Carrie leads a team of 5 School Age Childcare Leaders.

Siobhan
Siobhan

School Age Childcare Leader

Noeleen
Noeleen

School Age Childcare Leader

Narmada
Narmada

School Age Childcare Leader

Aoife
Aoife

School Age Childcare Leader

Noreen
Noreen

School Age Childcare Leader