Ciara | Founder

Ciara has a proven track record in Marketing and has many years of experience working across a number of Marketing and Business Development roles worldwide. Ciara is a born entrepreneur and has run successful businesses since the age of 16. She is well established for her creativity and innovation and has brought these skills to raise vital funds for many charities over the years. She has a passion for helping businesses grow and succeed, including start-ups and furthering already well-established brands. Ciara wanted to create an innovative platform to help Irish businesses grow to their full potential, hence Croía was born.

Ciara Founder of Croia Ireland

Katie Hetherton


Katie studied a dual-degree Global Business and French programme at DCU. She spent two years studying in France at NEOMA Business School where she developed her interest in e-commerce. Katie focuses on our website management and she is so excited to see Croía grow from strength to strength.

Katie - an intern at Croía Ireland

Carlota Inarra


Carlota is a third-year Global Business undergraduate student at Dublin City University. Carlota’s dedication to her studies and her work experience in two different countries have allowed her to develop an expansive skill set. Carlota is excited  to be contributing to the Irish economy and she is gladly giving her best while working at Croía Ireland.

Carlota is one of the interns at Croia Ireland

Heather Blachere


Heather is a recent graduate from UCC where she studied Management and Marketing. She has a passion for supporting local and is delighted to focus her efforts on a company whose values fit her own. With an undergraduate degree in English, Heather enjoys creating and writing content for Croia Ireland and spreading the good word of all their efforts.

Heather an intern at Croia Ireland

Ellen O’Keeffe


Ellen is a Graphic Design Intern here at Croia Ireland. Born and raised in Galway, she completed her undergraduate degree in NUI Galway studying Arts with Information Technology and Psychology. She is currently a Postgraduate student studying Interactive Digital Media in Griffith College Dublin. Ellen hopes to get into all things Graphic Design and is passionate about about creating and publishing her designs and ideas. She is so happy to be working at Croía and discovering the creative industry.