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Killashee Hotel & Spa
Co. Kildare

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Killashee Hotel Celebrates Long Service Awards
A total of 43 employees were celebrating five and more years of service with Killashee
 Mon 1st July 2024

Pictured: (Back Row L-R) Karolina Kumorek, Magda Egan, Mark Sheenan, Ciaran O’Connor, Giedre Buivydyte, Tomasz Gielecinski, Stephen Riordan, Orla McCabe, Ger Alley, David Kelly, Claudia Vaorin, Margaret Lambe, Sinead Lawlor, David Higgins, Lisa Kelly, Jenea Sarmaniuc, Ligita Vilka, Emma Crowe, Dorota Szcepaniak, Amanda O’Reilly. (Front Row L-R) Jacqueline Butler, Svetlana Cerepanova, Yvonne Schwer, Katarzyna Lazicka, MD Shaker, Greg Kelly, Nuala Hayes, Urve Nomm, Natalie Smith, Leighann Guinan, Marion Kirwan, Ion Cocieru, Evan Dillon

Killashee Hotel recently hosted its Long Service Awards, which recognise staff members for their dedication of long-standing service. This is a formal ceremony that takes place every two years to acknowledge and award staff members who have served 5, 10, 15 and 20 years of service with a certificate and gift.

Killashee Hotel now employees 343 people representing 22 different nationalities who work across the hotel, spa, leisure centre and estate. Over the past two years, since FBD Hotels & Resorts acquired the hotel, the number has grown by over 100 additional people.

Pictured: (Back Row L-R) Ger Alley, General Manager and David Kelly, CEO of FBD Hotels & Resorts. (Front Row L-R) Magda Egan, Head of HR & People; Orla McCabe, Marion Kirwan, Nuala Hayes, Urve Nomm and Natalie Smith, Group Head of People at FBD Hotels & Resorts.

In total the hotel celebrated 465 years of experience of significant milestone and work anniversaries. Margaret McConville in the banqueting department has the highest length of service at 23 years, while Orla McCabe Director of Sales & Marketing, celebrated 22 years. A total of 43 employees were celebrating five and more years of service with Killashee.

Killashee Hotel was awarded the Best Employer mark based on all employee survey completed with Workbly and achievement of Great Places to Work certification in November. The hotel is part of FBD Hotels & Resorts that is owned by farmer-owned investment company, Farmer Business Developments Plc. One of Ireland’s leading hotel groups, its portfolio of six luxury four-star and four-star superior hotels and resorts include The Heritage in Laois, Killashee Hotel in Kildare, Castleknock Hotel in Dublin, Faithlegg in Waterford, and La Cala Resort and Sunset Beach Club on the Costa del Sol in Spain. Headquartered in Ireland, FBD Hotels & Resorts employs 1,800 people across its hotel and resort portfolio.

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