Meet the Team

Posted on September 18, 2018 in Uncategorized

Meet the Team at Nichola Kennedy Optometrist, Kilcullen

Optometrist
Nichola Kennedy FAOI Optometrist, Proprietor

Nichola Kennedy established her own practice in Kilcullen in 2006 having practiced as a locum optometrist since she qualified from DIT Kevin St, and became a fellow of the Association of Optometrist’s, Ireland in  1997.

Nichola prides herself on providing a family friendly service with great attention to detail. She practices under the Code of Ethics & Practice of  Coru.  Nichola participates in compulsory professional development (CPD) to keep up to date with the latest developments in all aspects of eye care.  

Nichola loves the mix of health and fashion that optometry is, and finds paediatric and special needs optometry extremely rewarding and heartwarming.  Nichola likes to relax and enjoy spending time with her family and friends, cooking, reading and traveling.

Maura Deay practice manager
Maura, clinic manager

Maura Deay has been managing the practice since 2008 and she enjoys meeting and greeting our clients. Maura takes great care of the day-to-day office administration and has a keen interest in helping with frame selection.

Maura will always go the extra mile to ensure complete satisfaction and loves the smile on someone’s face when they have selected their spectacles.

Maura is married to Barry and together they have 3 children and one grandson, Cillian. In her free time Maura enjoys walking, baking, and is a member of Kilcullen Gospel Choir and spending time with Cillian. 

Dispensing optician
Karen our dispensing optician

Karen Donnelly  joined the team in 2016 as our dispensing optician. Karen qualified in 1996 and is a member of FBDO (Federation of British Dispensing Opticians) and the IADO (Irish Association of Dispensing Opticians).  She practices under the Code of Ethics & Practice of  Coru.  

Karen participates in compulsory professional development to keep up to date with the latest developments in all aspects of fashion and technology in frames and lenses and has gained vast experience in both frame selection and lens options during her time practicing as a dispensing optician in both independent practice and in the multiples.  Karen is happy to  dispense prescriptions from other opticians, eye doctors (ophthalmologists) and eye hospital clinics. 

Karen lives in Newbridge with her husband Andrew, their 3 children and their dog Coco.  Karen’s leisure pursuits include reading, pilates and taking Coco for a walk. 

Optometrist
Pamela Loughman FAOI Optometri

Pamela Loughman ist is our newest team member.   qualified from DIT Kevin St and became a member of the Association of Optometrist’s, Ireland in 1989.  Pamela also practices under the Code of Ethics & Practice of  Coru and participates in compulsory professional development to keep up to date with the latest developments in all aspects of eye care.  

Pamela loves observing a child’s reaction to seeing the world in their first pair of glasses and the freedom & quality of vision that contact lenses can offer to someone who may not have considered contact lenses as an option. 

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