Shannon company finalist for major Google award

Shannon company finalist for major Google award


Caroline Dunlea & David Brett – Core Optimisation Co Founders

Core Optimisation Limited, a Shannon-based digital marketing agency, has been named a Search Innovation finalist in this year’s Premier Partner Awards, presented by Google Partners.

The Premier Partner Awards honour innovation in digital marketing across Search, Mobile, Video, Display, Shopping and Growing Businesses Online.

Core Optimisation Limited, a Local Enterprise Office Clare supported company, offers Paid Search Advertising, SEO & Conversion Optimisation to companies that range from eurochange – a currency exchange company with 160 branches across the UK – to The Luxury 5 Star K Club Hotel and Resort.

Core Optimisation’s award submission included a profile describing their recent work for eurochange was looking to increase their online business, so they turned to Clare company whom they have been working with now for almost 3 years as their Digital Marketing Partner.

“In a short space of time Core Optimisation have become an invaluable resource and extension to our marketing team, helping to increase website conversion and driving sales,” explained Nick Waters, Marketing Manager,

Core Optimisation Limited is part of a select group of digital specialists that Google celebrates as Premier Partners. To qualify as a Premier Partner, digital marketing agencies and professionals must pass a series of exams and prove their expertise in using and applying Google’s advertising products.

Premier Partner Awards 2018 winners will be announced in October at


Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.