About Us


Total Solutions

TOTAL Solutions are a leading  have a dedicated team covering a wide range of both industries and functions who will give you access to the brightest and best talent in Ireland. We have offices throughout Ireland and each of our consultants is an expert in the industry and profession they recruit into. They will use their knowledge and experience to find the best candidates for your business. Whoever you are, whatever you may require, whatever your business sector, wherever your location, we have the time, the tools and the talent to find the right person and the right position.

We pride ourselves on identifying candidates who possess not just a strong technical fit but also those who have the right cultural fit and work ethic. Consequently the candidates we introduce and place with our clients tend to remain in the role for longer. 

The attention to detail that we take in identifying and matching our candidates to the particular role available, reduces the risk of the person leaving within a short period of time, thus providing savings in terms of time and money in the longer term.

Trades and Labour

Trades and Labour aims to be Ireland’s go to supplier of outsourced trades and labour for the construction industry. We provide managed solutions tothe construction and industrial sectors in the form of temporary and permanent recruitment solutions providing qualified staff for short-term & long termplacements

Trades and Labour was a business born out recognition that the construction industry was not being best served by existing outsourced trades andlabour suppliers. matches specifically skilled workers with clients, saving businesses time and money, while providing for its employees with honestyand integrity. This requires a high level of communication. It means asking open-ended questions and listening, not talking.This means knowing the local market so Trades and Labour can really serve each client and employee, not just "sell" them our goods. Trades and Labour is a quality service.


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    The service offered is excellent and every step was well organised and communicated. This service has given me an opportunity to be hired into a position with hours and a salary that works for myself and my family’s needs. I would highly recommended.

    Andy Addo

    customs clearance agent at Independent Express Cargo

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Meet The Team

David Sheerin
Managing Director -David has over Thirty years’ experience in Finance. He has extensive experience in all aspects of administration, finance and both financial & general management. His career to date has seen him work in such diverse sectors as food production, manufacturing, civil engineering, construction, security and recruitment. For the past 25 Years David was in senior management positions in both the construction and recruitment sectors. His own experience in sourcing talent for the finance departments and other senior managerial positions of previous businesses provided valuable insight into what a hiring manager is seeking. This experience led to his establishing TOTAL Solutions to better serve companies in their search for talent.
Ross Hall
Banking and Finance -Ross Hall joined Total Solutions in 2020, bringing with him with over 10 years’ experience in Finance & Accounting, Customs Clearance & Logistics, Financial Services and Executive Sourcing. Ross has extensive experience in all industry sectors and has a long placement record at all levels, from administration roles to executive roles and all positions in between. Ross also comes from a family business background which has given him a strong understanding of SME business needs, challenges, and the importance of hiring the right people for the job.
Chris Gavaghan
Fintech & IT - Chris is a native of Swinford, Mayo and IT Sligo Graduate. His career has spanned multiple industries including Sales, Recruitment, Hospitality, Finance, IT and Construction. Chris brings a wealth of recruitment experience in multiple industries and has serviced clients in Business Change, Tech and Financial Services, Construction, Technical Engineering, Banking and Utilities Dedicated to new business growth, servicing clients and account management; Chris’s track record in providing commercially proven recruitment solutions for clients and strategic business development is an asset to clients.
Alan Dunne
Construction and Engineering – Entry Level to Mid-level Personnel -Alan Joined the team in 2019 and specialises in the placement of Quantity Surveyors, Engineers (all specialisms), Health & Safety Mangers, and Project/Contracts Managers. Alan is a well-established point of contact for many of the Tier 1 to Tier 3 Construction companies and is in regular contact with regard to their ongoing requirements. After many years in the industry, he has established an extensive network of both Clients and Candidates and successfully manages to match the ideal candidate to his client's requirements. Alan’s philosophy is to spend the appropriate time establishing exactly what is require by the client/candidate and this will ensure a successful outcome for both.
Anthony Higgins
Trades and Labour -Anthony leads the trades & labour outsourcing team in house and manages trades & labour site staff. Anthony is the 1st step in ensuring quality candidates are selected and sent to site and has considerable knowledge of the variety of trades and labour skills that TOTAL Solutions has to offer. Anthony has 10 years experience in Outsourced Solutions & Contract Management and has worked with TOTAL Solutions from the start. He is responsible for ensuring that the needs and requirements of key clients are fully understood and comprehensively met. Anthony also has responsibility for the co-ordination of staff on site and quality control.
Jen Purcell
Construction and Engineering -Jen joined the TOTAL team in 2020 and specialises in the placement of Senior Construction Management Personnel - Quantity Surveyors, Engineers (all specialisms), Project/Contracts Managers and Senior construction Management Staff. She brings with her over 20 years’ experience in the Recruitment Industry. A candidate centric, passionate, and committed Talent Specialist.
Gisella Meira
Admin and Finance -Gisella joined TOTAL Solutions in 2021 as a Recruitment Consultant for Accounting & Finance. She is a B.A.(Hons) trilingual professional from Brazil, with vast experience in HR/Recruitment, both in-house and agency, for a variety of sectors. Throughout her recruitment career, her commitment to providing a high-quality candidate experience has been her most important attribute.
Juliana Barcelos
Multilingual Juliana possesses a deep knowledge of the multilingual sector and she works with a wide network of well-qualified individuals across a range of job specialties. She is heavily engaged in diversity & candidate experience. Juliana joined the team in May, 2021 with the goal to deliver the best recruitment solutions for both our clients and candidates.
Robert Dumitru
Multilingual Robert joined TOTAL in 2021 and has many year's experience sourcing trades and labour. Roberts’s expertise and contacts enables him to source and supply construction trades and labour to construction projects across the country. He prides himself on reacting quickly to any situation and is contactable 24/7. Robert cares about our client’s needs and understands the importance of developing long term relationships and what is required to achieve this. He is able to supply all manner of tradesmen, labour and plant operators.