Killeavy Castle Estate has announced that it has been presented with the Sustainability Award at the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards Northern Ireland 2023.
The FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards celebrate the achievements of small businesses across Northern Ireland and the contribution they make to the economy, with the Sustainability Award recognising businesses that demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainability, environmental responsibility, and social impact.
Jason Foody, general manager of Killeavy Castle Estate, attended the awards ceremony, which was hosted by Sarah Travers and took place at the Crowne Plaza, Belfast.
Speaking about the award win, Foody said, "We are absolutely thrilled to receive the Sustainability Award at the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards 2023. At Killeavy Castle Estate, sustainability is one of our core values and we are proud to be at the forefront of the green tourism movement in Ireland.
"We are committed to minimising our environmental impact and passionate about creating a legacy of sustainability and environmental consciousness and we have implemented sustainable practices across the board at the estate as part of our commitment. For our efforts to have been recognised with this award is something we are incredibly proud."
FSB regional chair Brendan Kearneysaid, "The FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards is a fantastic way for us to celebrate the resilience, ambition and innovation of our SMEs in Northern Ireland.
"Well done to the team at Killeavy Castle Estate who picked up the Sustainability Award for their conscientious businesses processes contributing to a really important area for all businesses right now. They have shown that sustainability and provision of a high-quality hospitality experience can go hand in hand - congratulations to the team on leading the way."
Foody added, "We believe that sustainability is not just a buzzword, but a fundamental responsibility that all businesses have to take seriously. We are honoured to receive this award and will continue our efforts, leading the way in sustainable tourism and hospitality and look forward to representing Northern Ireland in the Sustainability category at the UK final in May."
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