Our People


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.

Michelle Hanlon – Front of House

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Michelle is a graduate of Waterford College of Further Education and joined Liberty Blue in May 2017. Working as part of the front of house team, Michelle’s responsibilities include matching prospective tenants with properties and the efficient and smooth running of the office. Michelle runs our maintenance department taking care of absolutely everything.

Michelle has over 7 years’ experience in some of Waterford’s busiest hotel receptions and she knows pretty much everyone and everywhere in Waterford.

Michelle’s bubbly, and can-do attitude makes her a real gem in the organisation.

Michelle became a mother to her beautiful baby Boy in April 2018.

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.

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.