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Carlow & Kilkenny

Callan Road, Kilkenny, R95CV99

(056) 778 9952
Brian Egan

Brian established the franchise in 2010 and lives locally in Kilkenny.

Brian is passionate about Bluebird Care delivering the highest quality of services for our clients and ensuring our staff receive strong support so they can perform their duties in the best possible way.  From Day one when Brian set up the business he strived to do everything the right way.

As Brian says himself, its an ongoing learning process but its hugely important that we in Bluebird Care set out to provide a high quality service and try to make a real positive difference for our clients.

Brian is married with two children and outside Bluebird Care he likes to spend time with family and he enjoys watching all sports as well as playing Golf and trying to still play football !l

Ceriann Ellis
Care Coordinator


Claire Maher
Care Coordinator


Danielle Byrne
Care Coordinator


Eric Delaney

Eric is a native of Co. Carlow living locally with his wife and children.

Eric is a Qualified Accountant and financial compliance is a key area of focus for Eric.

He is also passionate about the delivery of high quality services for our vulnerable clients

Gillian Kinahan (RGN)
Clinical Nurse Manager 3

Gillian Kinahan is a Registered Nurse and our Director of Care. She is a Registered Nurse who oversees all our clinical governance. She is from Kilkenny.

Outside of work I enjoy walking, horse riding, following GAA and family time......

Bridget Dooley (RGN)
Clinical Nurse Manager

Bridget is a Registered Nurse from Kilkenny and Part of our Clinical Supervision Team.

I enjoy meeting friends for coffee chat in my leisure time. Like walks in the countryside.

Catherine Henebry (RGN/BA Social Care)
Clinical Nurse Manager

Catherine Henevry is a Registered Nurse from kilkenny and is part of our Clinical Supervision Team. 

Outside of work I enjoy reading,going to the gym and spending time with friends and family

Jennifer McGrath
Finance Team


Jonathan Young
Operations Director

Jonathan is our Operations Director


In my spare time I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I also play Rugby and would be a keen follower of all sports.

Linda Betts
Finance Team


Lorenza Leone (RGN)
Registered Nurse - Supervisor

Lorenza is an Registered Nurse from Italy and part of our Clinical Supervision Team and has been with Bluebird Care since 2018.



Margaret Kennedy
Care Coordination Lead


Martina Quinn
Recruitment Lead

Recruitment Lead. Martina is from South Kilkenny.

I enjoy the outdoor lifestyle and learning new skills

Miriam Doyle (RNID)
Clinical Nurse Manager

Miriam is a Registered Nurse from Carlow & part of our Supervision Team.

Miriam is from Carlow 

I enjoy spending time with family and friends. In my spare time I like to spend time walking, hiking and swimming


Gary Maher
Care Co-Ordination Manager

Gary Maher from Kilkenny is our Care Coordination Manager. Gary is support our Community clients and staff in relation to allocation of hours and manages client and HSE relationships.


I am a massive sports fan who enjoys walking and playing golf.

Ann Marie Nolan
Care Co-Ordinator

I am Training and Onboarding Lead/Care Coordinator with Bluebird Care since 2014. My passions outside of delivering a quality service within Bluebird Care include going to GAA matches, spending time with family and friends and walking out in the lovely countryside!

Alan Slattery
Care Co-Ordinator

Part of our Coordination Team. Alan is from Waterford

Outside of Bluebirdcare I like to spend time with my family and friends

Niamh Carroll
Financial Controller

After nearly 20 years working in Regulatory Reporting Niamh joined Bluebird Care in 2021 and now leads the Finance Team. Enjoys being part of a hard-working community of office staff, carers and nurses.

Interested in interior design and being creative when time allows. Trained as a life coach, enjoys listening to podcasts and personal development books

Niamh is from Tipperary originally but living in Kilkenny
Orla Murphy
Clinical Trainer


Sheamie Cummins
Care Co-Ordinator

Sheamie Cummins our Care Coordinator is from Kilkenny.

My interests would mainly be my love of sports and fitness from watching golf , rugby on tv to going to live soccer and GAA matches to coaching hurling/ camogie teams to going on walks and hikes.

Sorcha Sweeney
Senior Registered Nurse ( SRN )

Part of out Clinical Supervision Team. Sorcha is from Waterford

In my spare time I enjoy going to the gym, keeping active and socialising with friends.