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Certificates Presented To Tourism Businesses On Completion Of Fáilte Ireland Strategic Leadership Programme In Association With Cornell University

By Dave Simpson
Certificates Presented To Tourism Businesses On Completion Of Fáilte Ireland Strategic Leadership Programme In Association With Cornell University

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Fáilte Ireland invited over 70 key industry leaders from across the country to participate in a purpose-built Strategic Leadership, Resilience, and Innovation in a Time of Crisis programme, in partnership with Cornell University, USA, as the industry faced unprecedented challenges.


The programme was a crucial and important step for those tourism businesses to ensure that they have relevant strategies for short-term survival, while also creating a platform for recovery and long term growth post-COVID.

Statement By Fáilte Ireland's Head of Enterprise Development

Martina Kerr-Bromley, Fáilte Ireland's head of enterprise development, commented, "We were pleased that so many of the tourism businesses took time out of their busy schedule to receive their certificates at a ceremony in the Guinness Storehouse, with many saying that the programme was exactly the right programme at the right time! The programme's focus was about sustaining businesses and jobs through strategy development, innovation, and execution of three stages - the pause/survival phase, the recovery phase, and the growth phase. We believe that the skills, learnings and peer support this programme delivered left these businesses in a much stronger position as they focus on driving long-term recovery."

List Of Businesses That Received Their Certificate At The Guinness Storehouse

Aaron Mansworth Trigon Hotels
Adriaan Bartels Cashel Palace Hotel
Alex Conyngham Slane Castle Limited
Anthony Ardee Killruddery
Aoife Watters Dublin Cemeteries Trust
Bernadette Randles Dromhall Hotel  Killarney
Breffní Ingerton Killarney Convention Centre
Brid O'Meara Lahinch Coast Hotel
Caroline Conroy Clonakilty Distillery Ltd
Cathal Beale Irish National Stud
Ciara Maxwell The Shed Distillery
Ciaran Fitzgerald The Blue Haven Collection
Colm Neville Neville Park Hotels
Dermot Madigan Mulranny Park Hotel Westport
Fergal Harte The Kingsley Hotel
Gerard O'Brien Woodenbridge Hotel & Lodge
Gerard Moore Sligo Park Hotel
Gillen Joyce titanic experience cobh
Janet Moore The Mespil Hotel
John Crotty Spike Island
Jonathan Cusack Cusack Hotels
Liam Tutty Dead Centre Brewing
Madeline Riley Radisson Blu Royal Hotel Dublin
Mark Dunne Mount Juliet Estate
Michael Magner Corks Vienna Woods Hotel
Michelle Coghlan Drumhierny Woodland Hideaway
Niall Coffey Harvey's Point
Padraig McGillicuddy Ballygarry Estate
Patrick Greene Dr J.
Peter Collins Academy Plaza Hotel
Ray Dempsey Jameson Distillery Bow Street
Ronan O'Halloran Glenlo Abbey Hotel & Estate
Sarah Costigan The Little Museum of Dublin
Sean Connick Dunbrody Famine Ship Experience

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