Hotel group honours its outstanding staff

Gleneagle Group CEO Patrick O’Donoghue (left) Employee of the Year Bernard Murphy, and General Manage John Dolan, Pictures: Don MacMonagle

It was a big night for Bernard Murphy from The Gleneagle Hotel, Anna Puskzo from The Maritime Hotel in Bantry and Orla Steinbeck from The Gleneagle Group who sccoped the top awards in the Gleneagle Group employee of the year awards.

This year’s ceremony was held in the neighbouring Muckross Park Hotel with the team enjoying a gala banquet followed by live entertainment with Riff Shop.

The awards is an annual event that celebrates the hard work and dedication of the whole team with nominees chosen from across the group.

Gleneagle Group CEO, Patrick O’Donoghue, said: “We are very proud of all that our team achieved throughout 2023. It was another incredibly busy year packed with events, concerts and conferences.

Gleneagle Group CEO Patrick O’Donoghue with staff members who were winners and nominees at the The Gleneagle Group Employee Awards in Killarney this week

“We welcomed visitors from all over the world and their feedback consistently mentioned the professionalism and friendliness of our team. Thank you to everyone for your part in making 2023 a success”.

The top accolades of Employee of the Year were awarded to Bernard Murphy from The Gleneagle Hotel, Anna Puskzo from The Maritime Hotel and Orla Steinbeck from The Gleneagle Group.

In The Gleneagle Hotel categories, Nora Carroll received the Manager of the Year award, Mikeala Woods the Best New Starter, Eimear Flynn the Leadership Award, Shubert Standford Furtada the World’s Best Colleague and Maria Jesus Del Viso Esquinas received the Excellence in Customer Service Award.

Terence McCarthy, Bridget Herlihy and Krystian Krampilc all received special recognition awards.

In The Maritime Hotel categories, Adrian Biffen received the Manager of the Year Award, Megan Horgan the Best New Starter, Ben Horgan the Leadership Award, Anna Gajownicek the World’s BestColleague and Pauline Murray the Excellence in Customer Service Award.

In The Gleneagle Group shared services categories, Brian Miley received the Excellence in Action Award and John Carroll received the Excellence in Customer Services Award, while Kieran Murphy and Denis Lovett both received special recognition awards.

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