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Niall Murray

Managing Director

Niall Murray was appointed Managing Director in November 2015 having led a (MBO) Management Buy Out of Collins McNicholas along with fellow Directors Antoinette O’Flaherty and Michelle Murphy. Niall joined Collins McNicholas in 1998 to establish their Sligo office and was promoted to the position of General Manager in September 2010. Niall is a graduate of Dublin City University Business School...

Antoinette O'Flaherty

Director

In November 2015 Antoinette was appointed Director following a Management Buy Out of Collins McNicholas with fellow Directors Michelle Murphy and Niall Murray. Antoinette, a native of Sligo, joined Collins McNicholas in November 1998 as a Recruitment Consultant and recruited across IT, Technical & Engineering, Accountancy & Finance and HR/Training. She was promoted to Senior Recruitment...

Michelle Murphy

Director

​Michelle was appointed Director in November 2015 having completed a Management Buy Out of Collins McNicholas with fellow Directors Antoinette O’Flaherty and Niall Murray. She commenced working with Collins McNicholas as a Recruitment Consultant in 2000 and worked primarily in the Technical Engineering & Construction divisions. She was promoted to Senior Recruitment Consultant and took res...

Mary Mullin

Associate Director - Leinster

​A native of Athlone, Mary joined the management team of Collins McNicholas in May 2015 as Regional Manager of the Midlands. She has over 20 years’ experience recruiting across the Accountancy & Finance, Technical Engineering and HR sectors, and has also managed many recruitment campaigns for national and multinational companies. Mary has a Diploma in HR Management and is CIPD qualified.Rea...

Rory Walsh

Associate Director - Munster

​A native of Cork, Rory joined the management team in May 2016 as Regional Manager for the South and South East regions. Rory has over 13 years’ experience in recruitment and managing recruitment teams. He specialises in technical appointments within the Pharmaceutical and Biopharmaceutical industries and Executive Search. Rory holds a Degree in Chemistry from University College Cork.Read more ...

Fiona Collery

Financial Controller

​A native of Sligo, Fiona joined the Collins McNicholas team in June 2016 having relocated back from the UK. Fiona is a Fellow of ACCA and holds a B.Comm from NUIG. Fiona commenced her career in Practice in 2002, moving to Industry in 2010 where Fiona worked as a Finance Manager within multinational organisations.

Hollie Hastings

Marketing Manager

​Originally from Tipperary, Hollie joined Collins McNicholas as Marketing Manager in February 2018. Hollie holds a B.A. (Hons) Degree from Trinity College Dublin, where she specialised in Marketing. She is also a graduate of Smurfit Business School where she completed a Professional Diploma. She commenced her marketing career in 2012 working in various organisations within their marketing depar...

Emma Woods

Manager, People Consulting Team

Currently on Maternity Leave. Emma joined Collins McNicholas as an Occupational Psychology Consultant in September 2016 designing and administering bespoke assessment solutions for Collins McNicholas clients. She was promoted to Senior Consultant in 2019 and appointed as Manager of the People Consulting Team in March 2020. Emma has previous experience working with a psychometric assessment pro...

Caroline Macklin

Interim Manager, People Consulting Team

​Caroline Macklin is currently an Interim Manager of the People Consulting Team at Collins McNicholas. She joined the team in 2011 and is responsible for designing and providing assessment services, ranging from volume recruitment to executive search support for a wide range of clients, providing recruitment project management, training and outplacement. Caroline holds an MSc in Occupational Ps...

Ciara Holohan

Occupational Psychology Consultant

​Ciara Holohan is an Occupational Psychology Consultant at Collins McNicholas. She joined the team in 2021 and is responsible for designing and administering bespoke assessment solutions for Collins McNicholas clients. Ciara has previous experience working with a psychometric assessment provider in areas of selection and development. Ciara’s background is in Organisational Psychology with a BA...

Christopher O'Toole

Senior Manager West & North West

​Christopher, a Galway native and graduate of the University of Galway, has spent over a decade working with Collins McNicholas, mainly recruiting in the Technical and Engineering sectors. Christopher originally joined the company as a recruitment consultant and now assumes the role of Senior Manager for the West and North West regions, which covers Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Roscommon, Leitrim and D...

Michael O'Brien

Branch Manager - Munster & South East

A native of Cork, Michael holds a Degree in Business Studies specialising in Human Resource Management and a Master’s in Business Studies in Entrepreneurship Management from University of Limerick. Michael joined Collins McNicholas in 2014 as a Recruitment Consultant specialising in the areas of Accounting & Finance and HR. He was promoted to Branch Manager of the Munster and South Eas...

Aideen Cummins

Recruitment Manager - Commercial Division, West & North West

​​​​Aideen recruits for roles in the commercial sector with a focus on Accounting & Finance, Office Support, HR and IT. Aideen is based in our Sligo office and covers the North & North West region.Take a look at all the jobs Aideen has available currently:View Aideen's Jobs

Nicola Egan

Recruitment Manager - Commercial Division, Leinster

​​Nicola recruits for roles in the commercial sector with a focus on Accounting & Finance, HR, Manufacturing & Operations and Office Support. Nicola is based in our Athlone office and covers the Leinster region.Take a look at all the jobs Nicola has available currently:View Nicola's Jobs

Gillian Nicholson

Recruitment Manager - Technical & Engineering Division – Leinster

​​​Gillian recruits for roles in the Technical & Engineering sector with a focus on IT, Science & Pharma and Engineering. Gillian is based in our Athlone office and covers the Leinster region.Take a look at all the jobs Gillian has available currently:View Gillian's Jobs

Aisling Lane

Recruitment Manager - Technical & Engineering Division – Munster & South East

​​Aisling recruits for roles in the Technical and Engineering sector with a focus on Science & Pharma, Manufacturing & Operations, Engineering an Executive Search. Aisling is based in our Cork office and covers the Munster region.Take a look at all the jobs Aisling has available currently:View Aisling's Jobs

Davin Ferguson

Recruitment Manager - Technical & Engineering Division, West & North West

​​​​Davin recruits for roles in the Technical & Engineering sector with a focus on Manufacturing & Operations, Science & Pharma and Engineering. Davin is based in our Sligo office and covers the North & North West region.Take a look at all the jobs Davin has available currently:View Davin's Jobs

Colin Byrne

Recruitment Manager - Operations Division, West & North West

​​​​Colin recruits for Temp roles in the Technical & Engineering sector with a focus on Manufacturing & Operations and Science & Pharma. Colin is based in our Sligo office and covers the North & North West region.Take a look at all the jobs Colin has available currently:View Colin's Jobs

Eoghan Dalton

Principal Recruitment Consultant

​​​Eoghan recruits for roles in the commercial sector with a focus on Manufacturing & Operations, Supply Chain & Logistics and Office Support. Eoghan is based in our Athlone office and covers the Leinster region.Take a look at all the jobs Eoghan has available currently:View Eoghan's Jobs

Courtney Russell

Principal Recruitment Consultant

​​​​Courtney recruits for roles in the Technical & Engineering sector with a focus on Science & Pharma and Engineering. Courtney is based in our Sligo office and covers the North & North West region.Take a look at all the jobs Courtney has available currently:View Courtney's Jobs

Noeleen Stewart

Principal Recruitment Consultant

​​​Noeleen recruits for roles in the commercial sector with a focus on Accounting & Finance, Office Support, Customer Service & Languages and Supply Chain & Logistics. Noeleen is based in our Galway office and covers the North & North West region.Take a look at all the jobs Noeleen has available currently:View Noeleen's Jobs

Tina Cornally

Principal Recruitment Consultant

​​​Tina recruits for roles in the commercial sector with a focus on HR. Tina is based in our Athlone office and covers the Leinster region.Take a look at all the jobs Tina has available currently:View Tina's Jobs

Niamh Cregg

Principal Recruitment Consultant

​​Niamh recruits for roles in the commercial sector with a focus on Accounting & Finance, Customer Service & Languages, Office Support and Sales & Marketing. Niamh is based in our Athlone office and covers the Leinster region.Take a look at all the jobs Niamh has available currently:View Niamh's Jobs

Deirdre Moran

Principal Recruitment Consultant

​​​​Deirdre recruits for roles in the commercial sector with a focus on Office Support, HR and Sales & Marketing. Deirdre is based in our Galway office and covers the North & North West region.Take a look at all the jobs Deirdre has available currently:View Deirdre's Jobs

Emma Cawley

Principal Recruitment Consultant

Emma recruits for roles in the Engineering and Life Science sector. Emma is based in our Sligo office and covers roles in the West and Northwest of IrelandTake a look at all the jobs Emma has available currently:View Emma's Jobs

Emma Daly

Principal Recruitment Consultant

​​​​Emma recruits for Temp roles in the Technical & Engineering sector with a focus on Manufacturing & Operations. Emma is based in our Galway office and covers the North & North West region.Take a look at all the jobs Emma has available currently:View Emma's Jobs

Jessica Kennedy

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Jessica recruits for roles in the Commercial sector with a focus on Accounting & Finance, HR, Supply Chain & Logistics, Customer Service & Languages, Office Support and Sales & Marketing. Jessica is based in our Cork office and covers the Munster region.Take a look at all the jobs Jessica has available currently:View Jessica's Jobs

Ryan Blackett

Senior Recruitment Consultant

​​Ryan recruits for roles in the Commercial sector with a focus on Accounting & Finance, Supply Chain & Logistics, Customer Service & Languages, IT and Sales & Marketing. Ryan is based in our Cork office and covers the Munster region.Take a look at all the jobs Ryan has available currently:View Ryan's Jobs

Barry O'Brien

Senior Recruitment Consultant

​​Barry recruits for roles in the Technical and Engineering sector with a focus on Science & Pharma, Manufacturing & Operations and Engineering. Barry is based in our Cork office and covers the Munster region.Take a look at all the jobs Barry has available currently:View Barry's Jobs

Cathal Herron

Senior Recruitment Consultant

​​​​​Cathal recruits for roles in the Technical & Engineering sector with a focus on IT, Science & Pharma and Engineering. Cathal is based in our Athlone office and covers the Leinster region.Take a look at all the jobs Cathal has available currently:View Cathal's Jobs

Sarra Hadi

Senior Recruitment Consultant

​​​Sarra recruits for roles in the commercial sector with a focus on Manufacturing & Operations, Customer Service & Languages, Sales & Marketing and Office Support. Sarra is based in our Athlone office and covers the Leinster region.Take a look at all the jobs Sarra has available currently:View Sarra's Jobs

Paul Dunican

Senior Recruitment Consultant

​​​​Paul recruits for roles in the Technical & Engineering sector with a focus on IT, Science & Pharma and Engineering. Paul is based in our Athlone office and covers the Leinster region.Take a look at all the jobs Paul has available currently:View Paul's Jobs

Chloe Somers

Recruitment Consultant

​​​​Chloe recruits for roles in the commercial sector with a focus on Accounting & Finance, Office Support, Customer Service & Languages and Supply Chain & Logistics. Chloe is based in our Sligo office and covers the North & North West region.Take a look at all the jobs Chloe has available currently:View Chloe's Jobs

Michelle Miley

Recruitment Consultant

​​​Michelle recruits for roles in the commercial sector with a focus on Accounting & Finance, Customer Service & Languages, Sales & Marketing and Office Support. Michelle is based in our Athlone office and covers the Leinster region.Take a look at all the jobs Michelle has available currently:View Michelle's Jobs

Sarah Flynn

Recruitment Consultant

​​​​Sarah recruits for Temp roles with a focus on Office Support, Manufacturing & Operations and Science & Pharma. Sarah is based in our Sligo office and covers the North & North West region.Take a look at all the jobs Sarah has available currently:View Sarah's Jobs

Megan O'Doherty

Recruitment Consultant

​Megan recruits for roles in the Commercial sector with a focus on Accounting & Finance, Supply Chain & Logistics, Customer Service & Languages, Office Support and Sales & Marketing. Megan is based in our Cork office and covers the Munster region.Take a look at all the jobs Megan has available currently:View Megan's Jobs

Michelle McInerney

Recruitment Consultant

​​​​Michelle recruits for roles in the Technical & Engineering sector with a focus on Science & Pharma, Engineering and Quality & Regulatory. Michelle is based in our Galway office and covers the North & North West region.Take a look at all the jobs Michelle has available currently:View Michelle's Jobs

​Alicja Burchardt

Recruitment Consultant

​​Alicja recruits for roles in the Technical and Engineering sector with a focus on Science & Pharma, Manufacturing & Operations and Engineering. Alicja is based in our Cork office and covers the Munster region.Take a look at all the jobs Alicja has available currently:View Alicja's Jobs

​Kevin Griffin

Recruitment Consultant

​Kevin recruits for roles in the Technical and Engineering sector with a focus on Science & Pharma, Manufacturing & Operations and Engineering. Kevin is based in our Cork office and covers the Munster region.Take a look at all the jobs Kevin has available currently:View Kevin's Jobs

Emma Barry

Recruitment Consultant

​​​​Emma recruits for roles in the Technical & Engineering sector with a focus on Manufacturing & Operations, Science & Pharma and Engineering. Emma is based in our Sligo office and covers the North & North West region.Take a look at all the jobs Emma has available currently:View Emma's Jobs

Brian Stack

Recruitment Consultant

​​​​​Brian recruits for roles in the Technical & Engineering sector with a focus on IT, Science & Pharma and Engineering. Brian is based in our Athlone office and covers the Leinster region.Take a look at all the jobs Brian has available currently:View Brian's Jobs

Colman Collins

Management Consultant

​Colman Collins was one of the founders of Collins McNicholas in 1990 and served as Joint Managing Director with his partner Val McNicholas, until 2003 when Val retired. He was then sole Managing Director of the company until Niall Murray, Antoinette O’Flaherty and Michelle Murphy bought out the company in November 2015. Previously, Colman worked in executive-level roles in Human Resources and ...

Padraic White

Chairman

​Padraic has been Chairman of the Collins McNicholas Group since 1998. He is Chairman of a range of SME companies and chairs the Bank of Ireland Seed and Early Stage Equity Fund managed by Kernel Capital. Padraic is Chairman of the Louth Economic Forum which is a pioneering local authority initiative bringing together representatives of the business community, State agencies, DKIT and local aut...