About Us

Optimize Recruitment offers specialist recruitment professionals, in a variety of disciplines.

Many of our consultants have had direct experience in or exposure to the disciplines they recruit for.

We also have a substantial networks within these sectors, offering a unique insight into market trends, salary guides and new opportunities.

Based at No. 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny Optimize Recruitment has been in operation in Kilkenny City since 2009.

Optimize recruitment is a professional recruitment consultancy that offers a personal service, specializing in the recruitment of quality personnel across a range of industry sectors.

The aim of Optimize is to offer an efficient, flexible, tailored recruitment service, so as to increase our clients’ productivity and assist in the development of their organization.

It is our belief, long-term relationships are built upon the trust that comes from a consistent track record of professionalism.

We provide recruitment assistant in a variety of industry sectors including:  

Meet the Team


Eoin Carey

Eoin has been working in the recruitment industry since 2001, prior to establishing Optimize Recruitment in Kilkenny in 2009, he worked with 2 of Ireland’s leading recruitment consultancies, as well as being a director of a successful specialist recruitment agency within the Construction & Engineering Sectors in Dublin…

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Fiona Norwood

Fiona holds a BSc degree in Management & Marketing from DIT.  Prior to joining Optimize in 2013 she worked in one of Dublin’s leading recruitment agencies specialising in Accountancy and Finance.  Since joining Optimize she manages Accountancy & Finance, Legal and Office Support sectors….

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 Laura La’Brooy

Laura manages our recruitment for a broad range of industries, including but not limited to; Sales & Marketing, Hospitality and the Retail sectors.  She prides herself on ensuring her clients and candidates receive optimum results based on her understanding of their unique requirements.

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Alan Grant

Alan offers a specialist recruitment service for Accountancy & Finance professionals, at all levels. He has a substantial network within this sector, having worked as an Accountant for 10+ years and as an Accountancy & Finance consultant for over 8 years. As such, Alan…

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Shane Dempsey

Shane holds a first class honours BSc degree in Industrial Computing from WIT and graduated with an MSc in Telecommunications Software Engineering in 2001. Since that time, he has worked as an IT consultant, recruitment advisor, software engineer…

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Lisa Dowling

Lisa brings her mature professional recruitment approach to the team, heading up the Office, Administration, HR and IT Divisions..
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Mary Young

Mary Young was appointed to the position of Financial Controller in May 2017. With over 20 years’ experience across a range of service Industries…
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Thais Martins da Silva

In 2015, Thais moved to Ireland, to improve her English and experience a new culture. With her persistence and acquired knowledge, she joined Optimize Recruitment to work…
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