Tel: 01 4851727     E: info@fingalcountychildcare.ie    

FCCC Staff Team

 

Our Staff provide advice and assistance to existing and potential Childcare providers, to Childminders and those thinking of Childminding, and to parents, on all childcare issues for children between the ages of 0 and 14.

 

Laura Dagger – FCCC Manager

Laura Dagger was appointed as Manager of Fingal County Childcare Committee in April 2016.  Laura came to the post with a BA (Hons) in Social Science and an MA in Leadership in Early Childhood Care and Education.  Laura has over 10 years’ experience in the ECCE sector and has trained and upskilled in many areas including Aistear, Síolta,  HighScope, ECERS, Incredible Years, Developmental Psychology, Marte Meo and Hanen Speech and Language.  Laura recognises and understands the issues arising for parents and providers in the sector and endeavours to work closely with all stakeholders to ensure that the vast range of knowledge and experience of the team in Fingal CCC can be channelled in a helpful, supportive and efficient way.  Laura participates in a number of national forums to advocate for the children, parents and providers in the Fingal area and beyond. 

You can contact Laura on 01-4851727 087-6008575 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 



Helen Campbell - Finance and Office Manager 

Helen is an experienced professional in the area of management including financial and human resource management.  Her experience includes leading and managing staff in a number of Multi-National Companies prior to joining FCCC in September 2002.  She has qualifications in Management, Accounting and many years’ experience leading and managing teams of people. 

 Helen was the first staff member of FCCC and she was instrumental in the setup of FCCC.  As a member of the management team she contributes to the strategic and compliance obligations of the FCCC.  As the Finance Officer she is responsible for organising, supervising and co-ordinating office operations and procedures and all financial duties to ensure organisational effectiveness, efficiency and funding compliance. She works closely with the Manager in preparation of budgets and financial management. 

You can contact Helen on 01-4851727 or 087-9053890 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


 

 Mairéad Tucker – Development Officer

Mairéad has worked with the Fingal County Childcare Committee since 2005, previously Mairéad worked in a community early years setting in Dublin’s inner city for 11 years. Mairéad works closely with Early Years settings within Fingal, administering the government childcare funding programmes. The job also involves delivering Siolta and Aistear training and workshops, supporting providers in relation to the AIM programme. 

 Mairéad will now be the contact for all early years setting in the following areas: Baldoyle, Balgriffin, Bayside, Howth, Sutton, Portmarnock, Malahide, Kinsealy & Swords. This also includes Parent & Toddler Groups & Childminders.

You can contact Mairéad on 01-4851727, 087-7477553 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


 

 Jacinta Cooke – Development Officer

Jacinta has worked with the Fingal County Childcare Committee since 2004 and has extensive experience in the early year’s sector and has previous experience of working in the community sector and national funding programmes. Jacinta works closely with Early Years settings within Fingal, administering the government childcare programmes. The job also involves delivering Siolta and Aistear training and workshops, supporting providers in relation to the AIM programme. 

 Jacinta will now be the contact for all early years settings in the following areas: Balbriggan, Ballyboughal, Balscadden, North County Dublin, Donabate, Lusk, Rush, Skerries and Loughshinny. This also includes Parent & Toddler Groups and Childminders.

You can contact Jacinta on 01-4851727, 087-7722228 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


 

 Adrienne Doyle – Development Officer

 Adrienne is working with the Fingal County Childcare Committee since 2008. She has a BA (Hons) in Community Studies and an MA in Child, Family and Community Studies. Adrienne has over 12 years’ experience in the childcare sector and works closely with early settings in Fingal, administering the government childcare funding programmes programmes. The job also involves delivering Siolta and Aistear training and workshops, supporting providers in relation to the AIM programme. 

 Adrienne will now be the contact for all early years setting in the following areas: Castleknock, Blanchardstown, Clonsilla, Carpenterstown, Blakestown, Clonee, Mulhuddart, Hartstown, Ongar, Phibblestown and Tyrrelstown. This also includes Parent & Toddler Groups and Childminders.

You can contact Adrienne on (01) 4851727, 087 9217918 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 Gina Daly – Information Officer

Gina joined the FCCC team in October 2008 as Office Administrator.  She now holds the post of Information Officer, while continuing to provide administration support to the FCCC Development Team. Gina informs Childcare Practitioners of updates of the Government Funded Programmes.  She is also responsible for revising FCCC Facebook and ensuring that the FCCC website is updated. 

You can contact Gina on (01) 4851727, 087-1972084 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 


 

Linda Sammon – Finance Administrator

Linda joined the Fingal County Childcare Committee in April 2011 as an administrator. Previously worked in Finance for 12 years. Linda now holds post of Finance Administrator and currently oversees the running & administration of the Learner Fund for the Fingal Area, working closely with Learners, their employers & Training Providers.  Linda also works closely with the Finance Manager dealing with all Finance, returns and budget related issues. Linda also works closely with the FCCC Development Team, dealing with queries from both Childcare Providers and parents providing information regarding the DCYA funding schemes.

You can contact Linda on (01) 4851727, 087-7882688 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


 Colette Redmond – Office Administrator

Colette joined the FCCC Team in June 2014 as Office Administrator.  She is responsible for the smooth running of the office in relation to reception, supplies, dealing with providers of childcare, local and statutory agencies and the general public. She works as support with the Development Officers and Management in the operation of the Local Implementation Plan.

You can contact Colette on (01) 4851727, 087-7844805 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.