Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services Group team member Nicola Egan has earned a promotion to principal consultant of commercial recruitment at the firm’s Athlone Midlands Regional office.

Nicola brings years of experience to her new position having worked in various roles within the company over the last five years. Nicola joined Collins McNicholas in 2013 and her previous roles include recruitment administrator and senior recruitment consultant.

During this time, she has had ample success recruiting across a variety of sectors including HR, accountancy and finance, customer service and multilingual.

Nicola holds a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Limerick. She is CIPD qualified and has a level A & B psychometric test user certificate from The British Psychological Society.

Get in touch with Nicola to learn more about the job opportunities she has available:

This year, the Midlands has seen significant growth in the areas of engineering, medtech, lifesciences and IT. To help meet demand for candidates – especially for executives – in these areas, Collins McNicholas has also promoted Tina Egan, another one of its experienced consultants, to a more senior role within the Athlone office. Tina has been promoted to senior technical engineering consultant and has been with the Athlone office for four years. Her area of expertise is in the provision of technical/engineering recruitment services across a range of industries.

Furthermore, one of Collins McNicholas’ principal consultants, Gillian Nicholson, recently transferred from the firm’s Galway office to set up the IT recruitment team in Collins McNicholas Athlone office.  Gillian has over 15 years’ experience in IT recruitment and is now leading this division for the Midlands region.

Mary Mullin, Regional Manager of the Athlone Office said: “We are delighted to have promoted Nicola and Tina to more senior roles within our Athlone office and to have welcomed Gillian to the Athlone team. They each have excellent experience in their areas and we look forward to working with them in their new roles.”

For more information or to arrange interviews, please contact Erin Fox at StoryLab on + 353 87 1225485 or Mary Mullin at Collins McNicholas on 09064 78104 or email


Mary Mullin

Associate Director – Leinster

Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services