It might sound obvious, but we really do love language.

Founded in July 2007, Nova Language Solutions Ltd. is based in Cork in the South-West of Ireland and has earned a reputation for crafting the very best translations into English.

Our team of skilled linguists is made up entirely of native English speakers who really do believe in the power of a perfectly crafted message.

Our story

From humble beginnings in Sinéad’s box room, Nova has grown in size and ambition over the past five years and now works with some of the world’s best-known brands.

We cultivate long-lasting relationships with our customers in order to help them create a natural, distinctive, coherent English voice, so they can communicate their particular message clearly and effectively to their target English market.

Meet the team

Sinead Healy – Founder & Managing Director

Sinéad has over 18 years of experience in the translation/localization industry on both the customer and supplier side. She holds a degree in European studies from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, and a Masters in Applied Languages for Business from the University of Ulster, Northern Ireland.

She started her career in 1994 as a Vendor Coordinator with Berlitz GlobalNET and held various positions in the industry, including that of Global Translation Manager with Infor business solutions ltd, the localization division of German ERP company Infor AG.

In 2003, Sinéad spotted a niche in the market and set up an English translation business to cater for a strongly growing market. The company made its first strategic hire in 2007 and has been going from strength to strength ever since.

Nial Healy – Director, Marketing & Technology (Sinéad’s brother)

With an academic background in Languages & Marketing (Sligo IT) and European Business Studies with German (University of Ulster), Nial worked initially in various multilingual customer service and marketing roles. He then re-trained as a software engineer and has worked as an independent Java/J2ee consultant for the past 15 years.

A relatively recent recruit to Nova, Nial is responsible for the company’s marketing strategy together with managing the adoption of technology where it offers opportunities for innovation and improvement to the service we offer our customers. Nial has overseen improvements in operational efficiencies through the adoption of project, knowledge & process management software. With the expert help of digital marketing consultant, Digino, Nial is currently responsible for rolling out a corporate re-brand and new digital marketing campaign.

Tom Ryan – Translation Team Lead

Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with French and Irish from Mary Immaculate College, Limerick and a Masters in Advanced Language Skills (French) from from the National University of Ireland Galway. Since joining Nova in November 2011, Tom has gained extensive translation experience in the areas of IT, literature, and marketing and is proficient in the use of a wide variety of CAT tools. Tom’s highly disciplined and solution-oriented approach to his work has enabled him to readily embrace new challenges.

Máiréad Jones – Project Manager / Translator / Reviewer

Máiréad joined the Nova team in 2017 as an in-house translator and reviewer and has quickly become involved in localization project management thanks to her impeccable organisation skills and level-headed approach to her work. Máiréad’s background is in languages and translation and she holds a Masters degree in translation with German and French. As if all that wasn’t enough, she’s also a big fan of art, and can be seen at lunch time doodling and painting to her heart’s content in the canteen.


Are you passionate about languages?
Do you want to play a key role in growing a successful business?
If so, we’d love to hear from you.

We are currently recruiting for the following internship positions:
English Translator (with German as a second language):
Click here for more information about the role and application process.

Send us your CV

We are always on the lookout for talented people so if you are interested in any of the positions listed above or would just like to send your CV for consideration, simply email us at this address:


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What Our Clients Say

We have always received top quality translations, on time & within budget. It is outstanding among “into-English” companies . . .Francoise Bajon, General Manager, Version Internationale, France

…In particular, we value Nova’s reliability, prompt communication, adherence to schedules and instructions, but also their availability on short term notice and their expertise in translating complex IT software and documentation.
Corina Mayer, Project Manager, Infor AG, Germany.

Bravo, you really did a superb job on the articles. Thank you very much for your brilliant work.
Raymond Clarinard: Vice-editor in chief, Head of translation, Courrier International.

Our Clients