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Regina Mangan MIPAV TRV MMCEPI – Founder, MD, Auctioneer

Regina has 22 years’ experience in the property market in Waterford. As the Managing Director of Liberty Blue Estate Agents, “I lead an amazing team who are passionate about delivering a top class customer experience, and we are proud to be Waterford’s largest property management company” says Regina. Regina and the team take pride in everything they do, continuously innovating for the benefit of our customers.

Regina is based between the Waterford and Dungarvan offices growing the sales division of the business.

Runner up South East Business Woman of the Year, Winner of Brand of the Year (SE Marketing Institute), Best Small Business (Waterford Chamber 2016), Best Social Contribution Award, (LEO 2015), Former President of Network Waterford, Ambassador for Waterford City Council. Business coach and trainer for Local Enterprise Office and Waterford Chamber of Commerce. Regina contributes locally and nationally on air and television on property, business and important community initiatives. Regina is also a director of Dungarvan and West Waterford Chamber of Commerce.

Regina has been involved in a number of charities & events (non-profit) including; Pieta House, Waterford Tall Ships, Waterford City Council, South East Simon, a judge at the Young Entrepreneur Awards.
In 2016 Regina took part in a boxing fight for the Irish Heart Foundation and lived to tell the tale.

Regina recently relocated with her family to An Rinn in the Gaeltacht and is currently working on her cúpla focal.

Maria Clifford MIPAV TRV MMCEPI – Director & Auctioneer

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Maria is originally from Co Kerry and joined the company in 2004. Maria is a Director and Auctioneer of Liberty Blue Estate Agents. Maria has a Diploma in Facility & Property Management and is considered to be an expert in the property management space.

She heads up the sales and letting division in Waterford and South Kilkenny.

In 2017 Maria won both a Network Waterford and Network Ireland National Award for excellence in her field.

Maria played a pivotal role in Liberty Blue Estate Agents winning the Waterford Chamber of Commerce Best SME in 2017.

Maria has previously served on the board of Directors of Waterford Chamber of Commerce. She is energetic and creative and expresses this through her passion for photography and especially her work.

Nora O’Byrne – General Manager

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Nora celebrates 10 years with the company this year. An accounts technician and member of the ACCA, Nora has a wealth of experience in financial management. She is responsible for an annual rent roll in the region of €4 million and consistently achieves over 98% success rate in collections.

Nora is an important member of the Management team and is currently undergoing a leadership program.

Nora is a serious Deise Hurling fan and rarely misses a Waterford match with her little man Sam.

Caroline Aspel – Property Management

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Caroline joined our team in October 2016, after 7 years with Waterford Crystal in front of house and 12 years as Process Trainer in Bausch and Lomb. Caroline runs our maintenance division in our managed properties, including responsibility for the important quarterly safety testing –  Quarterly Fire Bell testing, Emergency Lights testing, Access Control, Servicing of Lifts and Smoke Vents Servicing. Caroline is extremely helpful and organised and has been acknowledged by her team for going “above and beyond”.

Laura Fleming – Financial Controller

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Laura a native of Co. Carlow takes charge of the financial department within the company in her role as financial controller. Laura is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant with a diploma in Management. Laura’s accountancy career started in private practice from which she moved to industry working in a number of senior finance positions primarily in manufacturing and technology companies. Laura is a key member of our management team and she brings significant expertise to the company. Laura’s role is part -time but she is always with us.

Outside of work Laura boasts at being an ace tennis player and swimmer and has an addiction to participating in triathlons. When not exerting herself Laura enjoys reading and socialising.



Miriam Colfer – Front of House Supervisor

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Miriam is referred to in the office as the “pilot of the plane”. Miriam will celebrate 10 years with the company and she knows pretty much everything about the business. Miriam is in charge of client relations and her ability to match people and property is unrivalled. Her personal, delightful attitude and brilliant memory for names make Miriam a real asset to our business.

Miriam has an extra pep in her step when walking the Waterford Greenway.

Miriam Keating – Front of House

Miriam K joined the Liberty Blue Estate Agents team in December 2019 having worked in Tramore Credit Union for 11 years. Prior to that Miriam built up over 20 years of experience in the travel industry.  Miriam prides herself on her attention to detail and organisation skills, these along with her bubbly personality make her an ideal member of the front of house team.

In her spare time Miriam can be found on Tramore beach, either walking, swimming or enjoying a coffee and taking in the incredible view. 

Miriam is extremely helpful and organised and has been acknowledged by her team for going above and beyond the call of duty.

Catherina Cheasty  – Accounts and Client Services

Catherina is a graduate from W.I.T with a degree in Business Studies and has over 16 years’ experience as an Accounts Assistant. During this time she gained valuable experience working in customer service, the construction and more recently the retail industry. She joined the Liberty Blue Estate Agents team in May 2019 and is very excited to be supporting the Finance department and developing her new role.

She is a very proud mother of two boys and during her free time she enjoys live music, a good book and catching up with friends.

Susan O Keefe

Susan O'KeefeSusan originally joined our company in 2008 but took a break to work in her family business in 2015.

In June 2018 we were delighted to welcome Susan back to Liberty Blue Estate Agents to head up the Block Management portfolio accounts.

Susan is renowned for her highly effective organisational and communication skills and complements the team, most of whom have been with us for over a decade, really well.


Diarmuid Ring

Diarmuid Ring Liberty Blue WaterfordDiarmuid started his Real Estate apprenticeship with Liberty Blue in September 2019. Diarmuid has a strong background in the hospitality industry, where he achieved many accolades for his successful management of hotels, even owning and operating his own hotel for a time.

Originally from Bruff, Co Limerick, Diarmuid saw the opportunity to move into the property industry where he could put the many skills and talents he has developed to work in a forward thinking and dynamic Estate Agents Liberty Blue.

Diarmuid is very active and energetic hillwalking, running and rugby are just some of his pastimes and has a passion for community volunteering. He served on the West Waterford Food Festival Committee 2017 & 2018, raised €1,500 for Dungarvan Lions Club gigs and reels, fundraises for the Cliona Foundation which has raised €1.5million nationwide for children with life limiting illnesses and is an avid supporter of the RNLI.

Diarmuid is a keen amateur drama fan and has taken lead roles in several productions if you are searching for your leading man, look no further!
A little-known fact about Diarmuid is that he has represented two counties in Gaelic football and he has county medals with four different GAA clubs in three different counties!

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