Meet the Team at Nichola Kennedy Optometrist aka Kilcullen Opticians


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 and 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. Nichola is a qualified behavioural optometrist and is an accredited member of

Aoife Egan has been managing the practice since 2020 and she enjoys meeting and

greeting our clients. Aoife takes great care of the day-to-day office administration and

has a keen interest in helping with frame selection. She is currently studying to

become a dispensing optician.

Aoife Egan SDO meets Optician to the Pope

Aoife Egan SDO with Pope’s Optician

Aoife will always go the extra mile to ensure complete satisfaction

and loves the smile on someone’s face when they have selected their spectacles.

Aoife is recently engaged to Cathal and together they have just

bought their first home.  In her free time Aoife enjoys walking her

dog Casey and volunteering with KWSPCA.

Aisling Dobbyn is our newest team member.  She manages the practice on a day to day

basis and enjoys all aspects of the role of optical assistant.

Aisling Dobbyn

Aisling Dobbyn

Aisling 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.

Aisling loves reading, cycling and running in her free time.

She is married to Alan and they have 3 children.