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Meet The Staff

Our dedicated and motivated staff has one primary goal—your utmost comfort! We feel it’s important that you understand the treatment that you’ll be receiving so that you can relax during the procedure. Our staff is eager to answer any questions regarding your dental care. Please feel free to share with us your needs and concerns.




Audrey Garrett is the Practice Manageress for the Kilkenny, Carlow and Portlaoise practices. 

As the practice manageress, Audrey has helped to build Castle Orthodontics into a successful orthodontic practice. Audrey's expertise provides the vital link between clinic and reception. "We are always looking at ways to improve the service we provide to our patients and appreciate their suggestions".

Audrey is married with two daughters and joined the practice in 1996.

Olga Nowak is the Senior Clinical Auxillary in the Carlow, Kilkenny and Portlaoise practices. Olga's work in addition to assisting in the clinic involves the coordination and management of the clinic in Carlow. Olga strives to provide energetic and fun-loving service to each patient.

Olga joined the practice in 2008 and she loves seeing the final results with healthy, confident smiles.

Aleksandra Salter is a Receptionist for Castle Orthodontics. Aleksandra is mostly based in Carlow where she ensures we maintain the highest of standards and efficiency. She loves assisting the patients with their appointments and adding to their positive orthodontic experience. Aleksandra is married with two sons.

Aleksandra joined the practice in 2007.

Mary Hoban is a Senior Clinical Auxillary. Mary is a Patient Treatment Coordinator, using her extensive experience to help clarify what is being achieved during treatment and discuss treatment options before braces are fitted. Mary enjoys seeing patients excited about making the commitment to changing their smile. Mary is married with two daughters and a son and is currently expecting her forth child. 

Mary joined the practice in 2003.

Marie Walsh is a Senior Receptionist with Castle Orthodontics. Marie has previously worked in several large hotel chains and brings a high level of expertise to both the Kilkenny, Carlow and Portlaoise practices. Marie is married with a son.

Marie joined the practice in 2007.

Anna Foszczej is working as a Receptionist, making sure your experience with us is as smooth as possible. Anna is married with a son.

Anna joined the team in 2015


Grace O'Dowd is a Senior Clinical Auxillary in the Kilkenny, Carlow and Portlaoise practices.  Grace is a brilliant member of the team who has excelled in her role developing our Portlaoise service.  Grace is married with a son who keeps her busy outside of work.

Grace joined the practice in 2013



Eadaoin Coonan is a Clinical Auxillary and works throughout our practices ensuring everyone is kept happy. 

Eadaoin joined our team in 2014

Agnieska Multan is a Clinical Auxillary in our 3 practices. 

Aga joined the team in 2016  


Louise O'Sullivan is a Clinical Auxillary who works in our 3 locations. Louise has recently moved into her new home and is engaged to be married.

Louise joined the team in 2016


Jenny Owens is a Clinical Auxillary who works in all 3 practices. Jenny is married with two boys and is currently on maternity leave.

Jenny joined our team in 2016


Aoife Ryan works with us in all 3 practices as a Clinical Auxillary. Aoife has recently moved into her new home and is engaged to me married. 

Aoife joined our team in 2016

Averil Heslin is our Senior Receptionist in our Portlaoise practise. Averil is married with three sons who keep her busy outside of work.

Averil joined our team in 2016


Donna McGuill is a Clinical Auxillary with us and has just graduated from Dental Hygiene in UCC.

Donna joined our practice in 2015

Kirsty McElhinney is working with us as a Receptionist in all our 3 practises. 

Kirsty joined our team in 2018


Sarah Creagh is working as a Clinical Auxillary in all our 3 practises. 

Sarah joined our team in 2018.


Lauren Maher is working between all our 3 practises as a Clinical Auxillary.

Lauren is married with a little girl. Lauren joined our team in 2018.



Paula Beach is working as a Clinical Auxillary in all 3 practises. Paula is married with a son. Paula joined our team in 2018.



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