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Research Interviews – 1-1 Interviews – Focus Groups – Lectures and Seminars – Teaching Material

We specialise in qualitative research transcription and take pride in the relationships we have built up over the years with various leading researchers in Northern Ireland. They trust us time and again with their highly confidential recordings and the majority of our business is through client recommendations. Our clients include:

  • Oxford University
  • Queen’s University
  • Ulster University
  • Teesside University
  • Durham University
  • Nottingham Trent University


“Highest Standards of Accuracy”

“My experiences with EMN Transcription Services Ltd have been entirely positive. I work on demanding research projects with tight deadlines, and Elaine and her team have always delivered transcripts at the highest standards of accuracy, on time, and at very competitive rates. I have no hesitation in recommending EMN to anyone and will definitely be using their services in future.”

Dr Clifford Stevenson,

Queen’s University Belfast

“A Delight from Start to Finish”

“This is the first time that I have used an external transcription organisation, and I have to say that dealing with EMN has been a delight from start to finish. Elaine’s professionalism throughout was matched by her ability to turn the work around quickly, accurately, to a high standard, and all at a competitive price! If you are looking to get your recorded data transcribed, then I would highly recommend the services of EMN.”

Dr. Paul Hamilton, Lecturer in Criminology,

Nottingham Trent University

“Reliable and Accurate”

“EMN Transcription Services Ltd has always provided me with reliable and accurate transcriptions within a quick turnaround time. As a qualitative researcher, I have been consistently satisfied with the high quality results, and also with the company’s flexibility and understanding of specific transcription needs.”

Carrie Singleton, Research Fellow,

Centre for Social & Policy Research,

Teesside University

“Reliable and Efficient”

“I have recently used the EMN transcription service and found it to be both highly reliable and efficient. Elaine was always quick to respond to my requests and went out of her way to be of assistance. I would have no hesitation in recommending her services.”

Kieran McGeown, Senior Lecturer,

St. Mary’s University College

“Very Professional”

“I have found EMN Transcriptions Service to be very professional in their approach to handling and transcribing sensitive material. Their service was quick, efficient, and very competitive.”

Dr. Columba McLaughlin,

PhD BSc (Hons)

“Everything You Need”

“Prompt, professional and perfect, everything you need in a one stop shop!”

Angie Johnson,

Research Associate


Court Case Transcription – PACE Interviews – ABE Interviews – Witness Statements – Forensic Investigations – Specialist Expert Witness Transcription

We have worked closely with solicitors and the police over the years to provide transcripts to a legally accepted standard using specific templates that are ready to be presented to a judge. We understand that confidentiality is of the utmost importance when dealing with subjects of a legal nature and so provide encrypted transcripts to all our clients. Our clients include:

  • PriceWaterHouseCoopers
  • Department of Justice NI
  • KRW Law LLP
  • MSM Solicitors
  • Wilson & Nesbitt Solicitors
  • Finucane Toner Solicitors


“A Faultless Standard”

“Thanks to Elaine and her professional team we were able to meet a target date for a high profile criminal trial this month. A lengthy transcript was provided at very short notice and the work was carried out to a faultless standard. We will certainly be using EMN again and would recommend them to any interested parties.”

Paul McCrudden, Solicitor,

MCT Solicitors, Belfast

“Timely and Professional”

“I practice mainly in the area of criminal law, and have used the services of EMN Transcription on previous occasions, as have my colleagues. The work involved is always of a sensitive nature. EMN have completed the work in a timely and professional manner. I have been satisfied with the service provided to date, and intend to continue using EMN.”

Peter McGettrick,

Flynn & McGettrick Solicitors


PR & Media Agencies – Post-production Transcription – Theatre Companies – Oral Histories – Advertising Agencies

We have worked alongside some of the most inspiring playwrights and song-writers in Northern Ireland, providing oral history transcription to assist with the creation of various productions over the years. We are also one of the chosen transcription companies to work for BBC NI providing accurate transcripts for the Spotlight programme on a regular basis. Our clients include:

  • BBC NI
  • The Mac
  • NI Opera
  • Green Shoot Productions
  • Prime Cut Productions
  • Kabosh Theatre Company
  • Erica Starling Productions
  • Dumb World Ltd.
  • Press & Parliament Office for Northern Ireland
  • Waddell Media
  • The Global Post
  • Century Films
  • Wild Pictures
  • Outsider TV
  • Meaningful Films


“Fabulous Service”

“I couldn’t recommend EMN Transcription Services Ltd highly enough. Fabulous service was professional, with a fast turnaround and the ability to capture the verbal intention of the interviewee in the literal transcription. I’ve recommended this company to several colleagues and wouldn’t hesitate to do so again.”

Jo Egan,


“Wouldn’t Use Anyone Else”

“Accurate, professional transcriptions are key to the integrity and success of Kabosh projects. We have tried and tested many transcription services and discovered Elaine to be the most efficient, professional, and most importantly, truthful to the original work she has received. We wouldn’t use anyone else!”

Fionnuala Kennedy,

Kabosh Theatre Company, Belfast

“Brilliant, Speedy, Accurate”

“I found Elaine’s service brilliant, speedy, accurate, easy to use, and competitively priced. I would have no hesitation recommending her to anyone, and will certainly hire her again.”

Noeleen Leddy,

Producer/Director and Owner of Meaningful Films

“Very Happy With The Quality”

“Elaine provides a fast, efficient, and effective transcription service for both individual and group interviews. I have been using her services for over two years now and have always been very happy with the quality of her work.”

Fionnuala Fagan,

Singer, Songwriter


PowerPoint Citation – Consumer Panels – Breakout Sessions – Crowd Participation

We provide transcription of conference seminars, confidential meetings and video conferencing. We take pride in precisely capturing keynote speakers, Q&A sessions and breakout sessions to the highest accuracy. Our clients include:

  • Morrow Communications
  • South Tyrone Empowerment Programme
  • Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association
  • Consumer Council for Northern Ireland
  • Irish Institute of Training & Development


Market Research – Disciplinary Hearings – Board Meetings – Conference & Events – Telephone Recordings

We consider our corporate transcription service to be an asset to your business. We work closely with HR professionals to transcribe recordings for disciplinary hearings and various meetings that are outsourced to us to maintain confidentiality within the company. We are trusted time and again to provide accurate, verbatim transcripts within extremely tight deadlines. Our clients include:

  • Irish Football Association
  • Tennent’s NI
  • Admiral Insurance
  • FN Research Ltd.
  • Todd Insurance
  • Nottingham News Centre
  • TT Tax


“Pleasure to Deal With”

“EMN Transcription services Ltd are professional, dedicated, and excellent value for money. They outperform their competition in every way. It is very rare to find a business that offers such a personal service. EMN provide you and your business with complete customer satisfaction, and are a pleasure to deal with.”

Paula Stevenson,

Polystyrene Solutions, Gold Coast, Australia

“Affordable, Quick, and Reliable”

“We have used the services of EMN Transcription Services Ltd recently to help us to clear a backlog of recorded interviews that needed transcribing for a large research project we have been undertaking. We found Elaine Gillespie very pleasant to work with, affordable, quick, and reliable, with a high standard of work. I am sure that we will be using her services again and I am happy to recommend her to other people who need the type of help that she offers.”

David Ballard, Director,

Alexander Ballard Ltd,

“A High Standard”

“Elaine’s work was excellent in both its speed and accuracy. A high standard was maintained across all her work despite the varying quality of the audio. We would extremely happy to recommend EMN Transcription Services Ltd”.

Dónall Patton, Altram,

Early Years Education Support Organisation

“Very Happy With The Quality”

“Elaine provides a fast, efficient, and effective transcription service for both individual and group interviews. I have been using her services for over two years now and have always been very happy with the quality of her work.”

Mark Johnson,

Finesse Consulting


Evidence Based Guidelines – Private Practitioners – Healthcare Professionals

Our transcriptionists come from various medical backgrounds which has allowed them to develop a much needed grasp for complicated medical terminology. We take pride in the research of acronyms, medication names, diseases and terminology from your profession to provide you with the highest quality transcript possible. Our clients include:

  • British Association for Psychopharmacology
  • School of Pharmacology, Queen’s University
  • The Occupational Health Team
  • Psychological Pathways