ERF members can now become a Fellow of the Federation.

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Benefits of Fellowship

Fellowship of the ERF is awarded to anyone who has been in recruitment for 10 years or more and who is currently employed by an ERF member. Applicants apply to the Fellowship Committee for approval and once criteria and references have been checked and verified a certificate is awarded with the ERF Fellowship seal.

Honorary Fellowship may be awarded to persons deemed by the committee to have made an outstanding contribution to the recruitment profession. Should anyone be elected for this accolade they will receive recognition and an honorary certificate at the ERF profession Awards Gala Ceremony.

Fellowship of the ERF gives the individual clear recognition of their service to the profession. It also confirms to peers and employers of their dedication, knowledge and commitment having met the criteria outlined in the application.

 

 

 

The ERF have awarded 16 Honorary Fellows to date.

Fee for Fellowship is €100 renewed annually.

FRANK COLLINS

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Vice President & Global Business Leader at CAE Parc Aviation - received an Honorary Fellow award in 2010 for recognition of his outstanding contribution and commitment to the ERF over the past 9 years.

MARY B CREMIN

Mary B. Cremin
Received an Honorary Fellow award in 2011 in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the recruitment industry for more than 30 years.

KEN BELSHAW

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From Grafton Recruitment received an Honorary Fellow award in 2013 for his contribution to the industry and his support for the ERF.

MOLLY HYNES

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Posthumous Honorary Fellowship award to Molly Hynes collected by her daughter Iverna Hynes pictured with ERF CEO Geraldine King.

DON KEATING

Don Keating
Owner of Atlas Recruiter and founder of the ERF in 1970 (known then as The Federation for Employment Agents).

COLIN DONNERY

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Received the Honorary Fellow Award in 2015.

DAVID SEERY KEARNEY

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Received an Honorary Fellow Award in 2016.

PETER COSGROVE

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Received an Honorary Fellow Award in 2017.

BARBARA McGRATH

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Managing Director of Brightwater Recruitment received an Honorary Fellow Award in 2018.

BRYAN HYLAND

Bryan Hyland
Received an Honorary Fellow Award in 2019.

Dr. COLETTE DARCY

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Dr. Colette Darcy: Dean - School of Business, National College of Ireland received an Honorary Fellow Award in 2020.

JONATHAN BRITTAIN

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Apprenticeship Manager, National College of Ireland, received an Honorary Fellow Award in 2020.

FRANK FARRELLY

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Chief Operations Officer of Sigmar Recruitment, received an Honorary Fellow Award in 2021.

JAMES OSBORNE

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Co-founder, The Recruitment Network (International), received an Honorary Fellow Award in 2022.

ANNE HERATY

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Founder and former Chief Executive Officer of CPL Resources PLC, Anne received an Honorary Fellow Award in 2023.

LOUISE NOLAN

Louise Nolan
Director at the Production People, Louise received an Honorary Fellow Award in 2024.

Fellows of the ERF

Brian Crowley
TTM Healthcare
Paula McDonnell
TTM Healthcare
Cora Barnes
Three Q Recruitment
Tina Dunne
Thornshaw Recruitment
Alan Bluett
The Panel
Rossa Mullally
Sigmar Recruitment
Malwina King
Sigmar Recruitment
Lorraine McGovern
Sigmar Recruitment
Roger Duffy
Sigmar Recruitment
Adrain McGennis
Sigmar Recruitment
Louisa Poinboeuf
Sigmar Recruitment
Marie O`Driscoll
Sigmar Recruitment
Eoin Langdon
Sigmar Recruitment
Mike McDonagh
Sigmar Recruitment
Elaine Brady
Barden Recruitment
Cathal O'Donnell
Brightwater Recruitment
Aoife Clarke
Brightwater Recruitment
Mike Morrissey
CareerWise
Deirdre Coghlan Murray
Clark Recruitment
Stephen Farrell-O'Callaghan
Clark Recruitment
Christine O'Reilly
Driving Force
Gareth Fleming
Brightwater Recruitment
 
Donal O'Donoghue
Sanderson
Nicola Reid
Sanderson
Elaine Liston
Sanderson
Gary Vitagliono
Sanderson
Garvan Cerasi
Logiskills
Donna Farrell
Marsh Mackey
Niall Harris
Morgan McKinley
Mark Staunton
Noel Recruitment
Karen Kavanagh
Noel Recruitment
Shona McManus
Osborne Recruitment
Ayesha Thompson
Osborne Recruitment
Louise Nolan
Production People
Deirdre Ryan
Production People
Gareth McKeown
Quest Recruitment
Fred McDonogh
Red Chair Recruitment
Gwen Leyden
FRS
Denise Brady
Teamworx
Suzanne Guerin
Broadline Recruitment
Mike Fitzpatrick
ISM
Niall McDevitt
CPL
Sarah Kelly
The Panel
Elaine Higgins 
CPL 
 
 
Barry Whelan
Excel Recruitment
John O'Donnell
Brightwater Recruitment
Phil Carr
Connections Group
Siobhan Kinsella
Noel Recruitment
Garret Roche
CPL
Turlach McAlister
AT Recruit IT
Jean O`Donovan
Brightwater Recruitment
Estelle Davis
Brightwater Recruitment
Mark Byrne
Brightwater Recruitment
Jennifer Ward
Sigmar Recruitment
Ed Heffernan
Barden Recruitment
Margaret Cox
I.C.E Group
Gerard Doyle
Recruiters
Dermot O'Sullivan
Armont
Niamh Kavanagh
FRS
Gavan Kearney
FRS
Emma Fenton
FRS
Eithne Vaughan-Witts
FRS
Orla Brennan 
Prism Executive Search
Deirdre Finnerty
Hero Recruitment
Sandra Quinn 
Barden Recruitment
Jason McNeill 
Vantage Resources
Fionnan O'Sullivan 
Barden
Michelle Kilcar
Hero Recruitment
Roisin McNamara
Hero Recruitment
Mark Compton
Red Chair Recruitment
Sara Mortimer
Clark Recruitment
Barry Prost
Rent A Recruiter
Elizabeth Brannigan
FRS
Ellie Doyle
Talent Hub
Liam McGrath
1Medical
Andrew Duffy
Caterwaiter
Gavin Fox
Martinsen Mayer
Lynne McCormack
FRS
Feargal Young
FRS
Donal Broderick
FRS
Laura Guiney
FRS
Renata Ryan
FRS
Mandy Devlin
FRS
Mark Loughnane 
Rent A Recruiter
Bruce Tait 
CCI Executive Search
Adrien King
Red Chair Recruitment
Lorraine Fretwell
Talent Hub
Angela Redmond
CPL
Michael Lantry
Gempool