We are now accepting applications for our afterschool program starting September 2019

For application form please email or ring 01 5551038


Along with our TAA Staff the following are our Activity Specialists.


TAA Basketball Coach.
Dee Proby from Texas USA, 6’10 professional player playing with Templeogue Basketball Club this season. He went to college in West Virginia and played NCAA Div 1. Last season Dee was named as the MVP of the Irish Super League, having played with DCU Saints. He averaged 32 points per game and 19 rebounds. He has joined current National Cup Champions Templeogue this season and made his debut for the team last Saturday night in their 85-70 win over Killorglin which sees them on top of the league as the only unbeaten team this season.


Fergal Daly Tennis Ireland coach
10 year experience with all levels of tennis from beginners to ranked players.
He bring a wide variety of tennis activities to keep the children entertained while they learn this great game.
Fergal has a proven track record as a coach and an in dept knowledge & understanding of the techniques,tactics and strategies required for effective teaching of children.


Ellen Aherne
Ellen started performing when she was 4 years old with Kim Lyons ballet. She has also been in Dramatic Action Stage School since she was 14. She has since become a teaching assistant there with children age 3-8. She has played leading roles in many shows with Thunderstruck Productions such as Rizzo in ‘Grease,’ Sarah in ‘Our House’ and Tracey ‘Hairspray.’ She studied Dance in Inchicore College in  and trained in Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary and Tap. This year she is studying Performance with Bull Alley Theatre Training Company while continuing studying to be a full time teacher of the performing arts.


TAA Art Teacher Fabiana Scaglioni.
Fabiana has Bachelor Degree in Art Communication. Masters of Art ( MA) in Curating. Fabiana is also part of TAA full time staff so that the children can enjoy Art everyday at TAA if they wish. Fabiana offers a formal three hour Art class in TAA each Tuesday.


Balrothery Swimming Pool
We pride ourselves in the high standard of our swimming teachers.Hundred’s of children pass through our lessons every year with a high standard of swimming ability.


Simon Madden
Simon Madden UEFA Youth Cert and UEFA B Licensed Football Coach. Professional Football Player at St Patrick Athletic FC. Represented Ireland in under 15’s, 17’s and 19’s level. Three caps for Republic of Ireland under 21’s.


Karen Farrell
Karen Farrell is a qualified Montessori teachers with several years experience in childcare. Her love of Lego and children led her to open The Brickx Club Knocklyon, Firhouse, Rathfarnham, Tallaght & Templeogue just over  2 years ago. The Brickx Club encourages sharing, team work, social skills, creativity and STEM as well as lots of fun! Karen also volunteers for International Orphan Aid Ireland who regularly travel to China to teach Lego Therapy to various organisations as well as supporting children in orphanages. She has several year experience in working with children with all abilities and needs. Karen grew up in Knocklyon and still resides there.