About Us

A leading supplier of engineering, scientific, project support, and executive personnel.

Kenny-Whelan first opened its doors in 1976, initially offering consultancy services to the engineering sector. With the demand for a flexible workforce, Kenny-Whelan became the first company in Ireland to exclusively offer contracting services to their clients spanning the pharmaceutical, bio-pharmaceutical, medical device and associated sectors. 

Part of the Cpl Group

Over the past 30 years, Cpl has grown to include many specialist teams and brands.

From recruitment and flexible workforce solutions to advisory, business and service outsourcing, Cpl work with many of the world's most respected organisations in Ireland, the UK and Europe.

Driven by a client-first philosophy, focused on deeply understanding each client's challenges and developing customised solutions that work within the unique realities of their business. 

Cpl Resources Plc. was acquired by OUTSOURCING Inc, a Tokyo headquartered publicly listed organisation, in 2021. Outsourcing Inc has given Cpl much broader delivery capabilities. Our combined organisation has access to a global sourcing and delivery network of 250+ sister companies across 39 countries, spanning 6 continents.  

Our Values


It's not just about your part of the job or task, it's about seeing the whole job through to the end. 'It is not done until it is all done."

Customer Focus

Excellence in everything we do for our clients and customers, including a commitment to innovation. 

Effective Communication

Clarity in communication, openness and a willingness to listen ensures requests are always understood. 


Integrity, fairness, listening, cooperation, responsiveness and perceptiveness. 


Enabling and supporting people to maximise their potential. An entrepreneurial spirit and passion for the work we do. 

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