03.03.2017
IHF ANNOUNCES 2017 QUALITY EMPLOYER AWARD WINNERS 
 
The Irish Hotels Federation (IHF) has announced the winners of its national Quality Employers Awards 2017, which acknowledge excellence in human resource management across Ireland’s hotel and guesthouse sector. 
 
Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan, TD presented the awards to hotels and guesthouses that were recognised for their best practice in attracting, empowering and developing employees in line with the overall goals and objectives of the Quality Employer Programme.  
 
Five awards were presented to winners according to the size of the premises: 
 
Large:                  Gleneagle Hotel, Co. Kerry
Large:                 Croke Park Hotel, Dublin
Medium:              Lough Eske Castle & Solis Hotel & Spa
Intermediate:     Clayton Silver Springs Hotel, Cork
Small:                 Raheen Woods Hotel, Co. Galway 
 
Congratulating the winners, Tim Fenn, Chief Executive, IHF said: “Irish tourism is experiencing a strong recovery and employees are playing a vital role by ensuring guests have a truly memorable stay that they will share with friends and relations back home. The outstanding calibre of this year’s entrants highlights the commitment of our members to investing in their staff and nurturing the great talent that exists within our industry today.” 
 
 
Pictured are: Broadcaster Bryan Dobson; Joe Dolan, President, IHF;  Eileen O'Donoghue, Gleneagle Hotel;  Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan, TD; Kathleen Linehan, Gleneagle Hotel and Tim Fenn, CEO, IHF.
 
Pictured are: Broadcaster Bryan Dobson; Alan Smullen, Croke Park Hotel Dublin; Joe Dolan, President, IHF; Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan, TD and Tim Fenn, CEO, IHF.  
 
Pictured are: Broadcaster Bryan Dobson; Joe Dolan, President, IHF; Catherine Monaghan, Lough Eske Castle & Solis Hotel & Spa; Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan, TD; Nicola McAteer, Lough Eske Castle & Solis Hotel & Spa and Tim Fenn, CEO, IHF. 
 
Pictured are: Broadcaster Bryan Dobson; Marie Collins, Clayton Hotel Silver Springs, Cork;  Joe Dolan, President, IHF;  Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan, TD and Tim Fenn, CEO, IHF. 
 
Pictured are: Broadcaster Bryan Dobson; Frances Doyle, Raheen Woods Hotel, Athenry, Co Galway; Joe Dolan, President, IHF; Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Patrick O’Donovan, TD and Tim Fenn, CEO, IHF. 
 
 
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