InterSearch Ireland links top talent with our clients to build strong and lasting organisations.


InterSearch Ireland
Diskin Enterprise Centre,, Golden Island Road,, Athlone, Co. Westmeath, N37 H1F1, Ireland

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InterSearch IrelandThe origins of InterSearch Ireland date back to 1989. Since then, the business has undertaken hundreds of executive search assignments across private and public sector organisations. The office is located in Athlone, the centre of Ireland providing easy access to all parts of the Country within 2-3 hours driving time. The team comprises a Partner, Consultants and Researchers. Our team has a strong track record recruiting for manufacturing organisations, healthcare and third level education. click for more

Industry sectors supported include medical device, pharmaceutical, general manufacturing, Hospitals, non profit and Universities. Typical positions recruited include CEOs, General Managers, Plant Directors, Head of Functions, Clinical, Professorial and non-academic managers. All executive search assignments are on a retained basis.

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  • Micheál Coughlan
    Micheál Coughlan
    InterSearch Ireland


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News from InterSearch Ireland

Driving Medtech – Ireland’s Story
Driving Medtech – Ireland’s Story
April 18, 2018

By Duncan Gruselle, Executive Search Specialist – Ireland is a globally recognised centre of excellence for Medica…

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Why Leaders Must Inspire Learning
Why Leaders Must Inspire Learning
April 10, 2018

By Clementina Mustapha Executive Search Researcher – InterSearch Ireland. “When the effective leader is finished w…

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Micheál Coughlan
InterSearch Ireland

Micheál has been with InterSearch Ireland since 1996. He became Managing Partner in 2010. He is also a Partner responsible for the Global InterSearch Academy since 2013. He is a Main Board Member of InterSearch Worldwide since 2017. He has supported a mix of public and private sector organisations with senior level appointments in Ireland and internationally.


2017 – Present Board Director, InterSearch Worldwide

  • Strategic management of the business internationally.

2010 – Present Managing Partner, InterSearch Ireland

  • Strategic management of the business in Ireland.
  • Client management, communication and project delivery.
  • New business development.

2007 – 2010 Deputy Managing Director, O’Malley InterSearch

  • Successor to Managing Director.

2003 – 2007 Director, O’Malley InterSearch

  • Became minor shareholder in the business.
  • Established office in Athlone supporting clients in the Midlands & West of Ireland.
  • InterSearch World-Wide (90 offices) Excellence Award for outstanding achievement.

2000 – 2003 Senior Consultant, O’Malley InterSearch

  • Managed senior management recruitment assignments.

1996 – 2000 Consultant, O’Malley InterSearch

  • Managed research projects on complex assignments.
  • Managed middle management recruitment assignments.
  • Attended InterSearch global Academy training on international executive search.


  • 2016 – 2017 Certificate in Project Management, Athlone Institute of Technology
  • 2005 – 2006 Diploma in General Management, Irish Management Institute
  • 1995 – 1996 MBS Human Resource Management, University College Dublin
  • 1992 – 1995 B Comm, National University of Ireland Galway
  • 2007 Fellow Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development (FCIPD)

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