We’re People People

We love what we do because it’s all about people. We’re passionate about partnering with employers, employees, businesses and brands that want to achieve more. We’ve been able to do this successfully since 1998 because we have amazing people with experience and passion working with us, for you.

Deirdre Coghlan Murray

Managing Director & Executive Coach

Deirdre holds an MSc in Executive Coaching & Behavioural Change through Henley Business School (Reading University) and is a graduate of Business Management with over 30 years HR, Recruitment & Selection and Coaching experience both nationally and internationally. She is the Managing Director of one of Irelands leading HR Service’s company established since 1998. Her experience spans both global and local organisations with exposure to Multinational Best Practice and SME’s. Her passion for helping people get the best out of themselves is contagious. Deirdre’s coaching practice is based on a strong code of ethics founded on confidentiality and a clear coaching contract. She is also an accredited Time to Think, Systemic Coaching and IMX Psychometric profiler

Stephen Farrell O’Callaghan


Stephen is a dynamic and innovative professional with a proven track record of providing effective solutions to national and global clients. As the Director at Clark, he specialises in Recruitment & Outsourced Solutions, leading strategic growth and commercial activities across these business functions. Stephen is a driving force behind Clark Outsourced Solutions, where he has developed RPO offerings that support private sector organisations scale global operations from Ireland. He has also led RPO for significant public sector bodies nationally. As a people person, Stephen is actively involved in regional initiatives such as Keep Kildare Working. He believes that community engagement is essential to building sustainable businesses that benefit everyone. With over 15 years of experience in project management and recruitment, Stephen has earned several qualifications including an Honours Degree in Marketing from Dublin Business School, a Diploma in Behavioural Science, an IMI Diploma in Digital Marketing & Social Media, and certification as a Qualified Psychometric Assessor. Stephen's expertise lies in providing innovative recruitment solutions to businesses of all sizes. He understands the importance of finding talented people who can help drive your business forward. With his strategic thinking and extensive experience in recruitment, Stephen can help you find the right talent for your organisation. If you're looking to scale your business or need help with your recruitment process, get in touch with Stephen today!

Sarah Mortimer

Director of Temporary and Contracting Solutions

Meet Sarah, a dynamic and experienced recruitment leader with a passion for delivering solutions that work. With over 13 years of experience in recruitment both nationally and internationally, Sarah is the Director of our Temporary & Contracting Solutions Division. Under her leadership, the division has grown significantly. She is an astute and hands-on Director who consistently delivers results. Her keen interest in ensuring service excellence drives her to continuously improve processes within the temporary and contracts division, aligning them to meet the evolving needs of clients and candidates alike. As a technically-minded professional, Sarah excels in providing people solutions that make a difference. Her infectious passion for recruitment motivates everyone around her, making her an invaluable asset to our team. Sarah's expertise extends beyond recruitment. As a Fellow of the NRF (National Recruitment Federation), she brings industry-specific knowledge that enables her to provide valuable insights to clients on trends and best practices in recruitment. At our company, we believe that relationships are at the core of successful placements. And that's why Sarah is such an important part of our team. She builds long-lasting relationships with clients and candidates alike while delivering top-notch service every step along the way. If you're looking for someone who can help you find the right talent or take your career to new heights, look no further than Sarah!

Niamh Flynn

Senior Recruitment Partner - Accountancy & Finance, Taxation, Banking & Funds, Compliance & Risk

Niamh has over 20 years' experience in the world of Accounts and holds her degree in Economics and English from Maynooth University. A seasoned professional, she has worked across several sectors including tech start-ups, SaaS organisations, was involved in the setup of an SSC in one of their European divisions and more recently worked in an Irish manufacturing and export business. She manages the  Accountancy & Finance, Taxation, Banking & Funds, Compliance & Risk division within Clark and looks forward to partnering with clients while assisting candidates achieve their professional career goals.

Máire Griffith

Senior Recruitment Partner- Office Support, HR, Operations

A proactive and energised professional, Máire emanates from a background in account management, customer support and business development. Working as part of the Temporary Recruitment team, Máire prides herself on her ability to empathise with both Client and Candidate to recruit to their specification and requirements. She thrives on the fast-paced environment that lends itself to temporary recruitment.

Niamh Gaffney ERF Cert RP

Recruitment Partner - Engineering, Operations and Professional Services

With a Degree in Social Care and over 9 years’ experience in the management of administration, customer service and client care management,  Niamh is passionate about working with people to help them achieve their career goals. As Recruitment Partner on our permanent team Niamh specialises in engineering, operations and professional Services  roles at all levels for clients from SMEs to large multinationals. Her objective is to build relationships with all stakeholders to ensure she is introducing the right candidate to the right client to facilitate successful, lasting partnerships.

Ali Cross

Recruitment Partner

With over 12 years’ professional experience gained in demanding customer facing roles, Ali has over 2 years’ recruitment experience as a Senior Placement Consultant within the financial and hospitality sector where she specialised in the placement of medical doctors.  Skilled in locum placements, roster management and people management, she takes a very personable approach when dealing with candidates and clients.  She is passionate about building strong working relationships and excels working in a fast-paced temporary division.  

Noreen Sweeney

Project Manager

Noreen holds a MA in Sociology and a BA in English and Sociology from Maynooth University and has recently received a Cert in Administration and Digital Skills from Griffith College. With over 14 years’ experience in human resources and recruitment project management, Noreen will use her excellent analytical and interpersonal skills to ensure that all projects and recruitment process outsourcing in Clark are co-ordinated to an exceptional standard.

Niamh Boland

Marketing Coordinator

Niamh holds her primary degree in Business Studies and is accredited as a Certified Digital Marketing Professional. As an active member of both the Marketing Institute of Ireland and Digital Marketing Institute of Ireland, Niamh remains up to date with latest marketing trends, best practices, and technologies. With 8+ years’ experience in Marketing, Sales and Demand Generation roles primarily within SaaS (but also transportation & finance!), Niamh understands the end-to-end customer lifecycle and how to maximise the value of that journey for clients. Niamh’s role focuses on promoting Clark Recruitment and ensuring our consultants remain top of mind for both companies and prospective employees alike.  

Bernie Devaney

Finance Manager

Bernie’s vast experience in Payroll and Accounts covers a full range of sectors from manufacturing, to finance, to retail. Clients in these businesses depend on her to manage their Payroll systems and ensure their personnel are paid correctly and on time. In addition to out-source Payroll solutions, Bernie’s technical expertise includes project management, finance and book-keeping. Above all, her calm professionalism and personable manner ensures an excellent service.

Jacinta Crosbie Wilson AIPA

Finance & Accounts Executive

Do you need a dedicated payroll expert who can manage your temporary and outsourced payroll services? Look no further. Meet Jacinta, our payroll management guru with years of experience in accounts and payroll. Jacinta leads the distribution coordination for our public sector clients and credit control management for our private clients. Her strong project management skills have helped us provide impeccable payroll processing services to our national and global clients. As a member of the Irish Payroll Association, Jacinta ensures that we are up-to-date with the latest industry trends and regulations. Jacinta's expertise in payroll management has been instrumental in helping us provide top-notch outsourced managed payroll services within our Managed Service Solutions Division. Her passion for delivering excellent service has made her an invaluable member of our team.