About Us

Who Are We?

The HR Elephant is a Human Resource Consultancy based in Newry, Ireland.  We work with an extensive variety of clients all over Ireland and the UK.


We provide a very unique outsourced HR service; we are a business with local knowledge that focuses on building relationships face to face. We take the time to build a relationship with our clients, understanding their business needs and current processes. We know that we can only add value to any business by gaining an in-depth understanding of their needs. We educate and empower business owners and organisations on how to effectively manage their people. We ensure compliance with employment regulations, recommend best practice and take the jargon out of HR by providing straightforward practical training.


Our Director Aine Crilly is an experienced Human Resource professional with a wealth of experience in managing many complex HR issues, employment legislation and HR best practice. She has worked as an independent consultant with a variety of clients on extensive HR projects including small to medium sized businesses, multinational professional services groups and gained international HR experience in Canada within the last eight years.


Aine has significant transferable experience, on a voluntary basis in people development and management. Aine has a MSc Human Resource Management, BSc Law and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Aine is also a part-time CIPD Lecturer and qualified Assessor who delivers the accredited Level 5 HR qualification.