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SHINING STARS PRESCHOOL - On their initial visit to my Preschool premises in June, the H.S.E. Preschool Officer and Environmental Health Officer in Tipperary South informed me that I would need to get finger protection guards for all the internal doors in the Preschool. They said they had seen different ones in different Preschools and Crèches but did not have any contact details as to where I could purchase them. I was therefore left to search out a supplier.

I went online and searched for Finger Guards for sale in Ireland as I wanted to buy everything I possibly could in Ireland. I found and sent an email. I got a prompt reply and ordered the strips of Finger Protection guard there and then. They were delivered in a few days.

My husband fitted the guards which he said were easy to fit once you followed the instructions. When the H.S.E. Preschool Officer and Environmental Health Officer returned to inspect the premises before I opened in August, they were very impressed with the finger guards. I told them I bought them from a Company in Wicklow and they asked me to pass on the Company’s details to them as they had a few Preschools/Crèches looking to source them.

I am delighted with the Finger Guards and especially happy that I could buy them from an Irish Business. I would recommend them to other Preschools/Crèches to prevent accidents in their premises. I even fitted one to the exterior of the front door of Shining Stars Preschool.

Ann Keating O’Neill, Shining Stars Preschool, Lisronagh National School, Lisronagh, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

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CORK OPERA HOUSE - We installed finger guards from two years ago to comply with the requirements of the relevant risk assessment.  Since then the guards have provided high levels of protection where fitted and remain in perfect working order, even though many of the guards are fitted to high cycle doors.  They are easy to fit, and their clear finish makes them unobtrusive against a variety of door finishes.  The finger guards are an important part of our safety management system, and are a recognised industry 'best practice' installation in the control of liability exposures. The team at are knowledgeable, efficient and friendly to deal with, and I would recommend them to anyone looking for high quality door safety products. 

Paul Finn, Facilities Manager, Cork Opera House

St Patricks National School

ST PATRICKS MEATH - Our school has a 16 classroom extension and the classroom doors are heavy fire doors which close inwards. As a result of a risk assessment highlighting the dangers of a child getting a finger caught at the hinge side of the door we decided to fit all such doors with finger guards. in Co. Wicklow provided excellent value and service. The finger guards were delivered and fitted by our caretaker without any difficulty. They are still in place after a year with no sign of any wear and tear and because they are clear plastic they blend in with the door colour

Gerry Barrett, Principle, St. Patrick’s National School, Stamullen, Co. Meath

ECOWISE INSULATION - We have used finger protectors for a large majority of our contract work in 2015/2016 for all our door safety needs within the contracts and are very happy with them. We have found that they are really good and durable, also because they are a transparent strip they camouflage into the background so they don’t stand out like a sore thumb. Finger Protection Ireland makes it very easy to order and always delivers on time and with no hassle. We are delighted with this product.

Ecowise Insulation Ireland, Unit 2, Ballybrit Ind. Est, Galway

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PARK ACADEMY CHILDCARE - We use for all our door safety needs and are very happy with them. We have seven childcare facilities in South Dublin and we have tried lots of finger protectors in the past and have had to replace them regularly. These ones are standing the test of time: they are really good and durable. Also because they are a transparent strip they camouflage into the background so they don’t stand out like a sore thumb. makes it very easy to order and always delivers on time and with no hassle. We are delighted with this product. 

Eileen Harris, Deputy Manager, Park Academy Childcare

McDonalds Coolock

MC DONALD’S - Since we have had the guards installed on our doors we haven’t had one accident. Great invention and really worth the money

Veronica Sexton, Manager, Mc Donald’s, Coolock Retail Park

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BELLEVUE MONTESSORI - We installed the Finger Protection strips on our crèche doors  five years ago and they are still doing their job in keeping the kids fingers out of the door jambs. We had previously used a concertina type which split too easily after 10 months or so. The ones from Finger Protection were easy to install, which saved on getting specialist installation, that drives costs up, and they are almost invisible so that the room decor is not affected. I definitely recommend these protection strips for use in any crèche or school.

Valerie Bradshaw, Owner, Bellevue Montessori, Delgany, Co. Wicklow

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VILLAGE CRECHE & MONTESSORI - Testimonial left via Facebook and reproduced with kind permission from Sheena. “We had these fitted six years ago when we opened. We have never had a problem and they are still perfectly in place.”

Sheena, Owner, The Village Creche & Montessori, Glentaun Village Ballinasloe, Co. Galway


BELLA BABY - We would have a lot of foot traffic that comes through our doors on a daily basis. Given the nature of our business, these are often all parents with their babies & toddlers in tow. With little ones running around in store, safety is paramount with the size & weight of our front door. To avoid any accidents with little fingers we found the finger pincher invaluable to prevent this. It is so unobtrusive & unnoticeable that you would not even know it’s there, it looks like part of the door. This is a fantastic invention and we would highly recommend it for any retailers whose doors are not automatic or for homeowners with babies/toddlers around.

Sharon - Store Manager, Bella baby, Oranmore, County Galway

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Little Village Playschool - We purchased Finger Protectors from over 6 years ago and they are still perfect. We find them very safe. They were very easy to install. We would highly recommend this product.

Ann Buckley, Manager, Little Village Playschool, Newcestown, Bandon, Co. Cork