Niamh O’Connor RD MINDI  

Consultant Nutritionist & State-Registered Dietitian      

  • BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition & Dietetics, TCD (1993)
  • Dip (Hons) Dietetics, DIT (1993)
  • PgCert FODMAP diet, Bon Secours Hospital Cork (2012)
  • PgCert Management & Leadership, IMI Dublin (2015)

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NutriCount® Ireland provides professional Nutritional Analysis, Allergen labelling, Staff Training courses & Mentoring on Health and Nutrition claims for Hotels, Restaurants, Café’s, Fast food eateries, Commercial Food Businesses, Catering Companies & Artisan Food Producers. The business was founded in 2012 by dietitian Niamh O’Connor.

Niamh is an honours graduate of Trinity College Dublin and has practised as a dietitian in Ireland since 1993. In her early career she worked in several teaching hospitals throughout Ireland, and also worked with the Irish Universities Nutrition Alliance as a senior research nutritionist for 3 years.  In 1999, she founded Cork Nutrition Consultancy™, a full time private practice & nutrition consultancy, which was the first of its kind in the Southern region and remains the longest established. Cork Nutrition has a comprehensive portfolio of clients including many from the food industry, catering & retail sector.

Niamh has always been an active member of the Irish Nutrition & Dietetic Institute (INDI), the professional body for dietitians / clinical nutritionists in Ireland. She advocates for her patients and for her profession, and is a regular contributor to local and national radio, television, print media and social media on all things nutrition. In 2008 she founded SEDI (Self-Employed Dietitians of Ireland) – a professional network which represents freelance dietitians. She continues to lead this dynamic group of entrepreneurs.

She is also an Associate Member of the Restaurants Association of Ireland.

In 2015 she completed a post grad in Management and Leadership at the Irish Management Institute Dublin. Having immersed herself in Twitter for the past 5 years and seeing first-hand the power of social media in healthcare, she has now decided pursue a Post Grad in Digital Marketing in 2016!

She is also a busy mum of two energetic little boys! She is an accomplished pianist (Associate of the Victoria of Music, London), addicted to shoes, partial to chocolate and a glass of Malbec!

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Michelle Lane RD MINDI

BSc (Hons) Human Nutrition & Dietetics, TCD (2013)

BSc (Hons) Finance, UCC (2004)

PgCert FODMAP diet, Kings College London (2014)

Counterweight practitioner (Evidence-based weight management programme)

State Registered Dietitian & Nutritionist


Michelle is a registered dietitian and member of the Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute, the professional body for dietitians in Ireland. She is a first-class honours graduate of Trinity College Dublin & Dublin Institute of Technology, and also holds an honours BSc in Finance from University College Cork. Since graduating as a dietitian in 2013, she has worked in an acute hospital, nursing homes, private practice and in corporate wellness, and joined NutriCount in April 2015.

Michelle also loves to cook!  She is interested in all types of recipes but her personal favourite is Thai food having travelling extensively around that beautiful country a few years ago.  She also loves getting outdoors, plays tag rugby, hikes and cycles in her free time.


Samantha Clooney

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Samantha is a graduate of UCD (Bachelor of Applied Science) and Waterford IT (Bachelor of Business studies specialising in Company Law & Economics).  She is a freelance administrator at The Virtual Office. Since 2012, Samantha has handled all the calls and administration for NutriCount , a sister company of Cork Nutrition Consultancy & Private Practice. Call Samantha in our NutriCount office on (021) 601 0786.