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It’s a hat-trick for Limerick Strand Hotel Irish Hotel Awards 2018

It was a hat-trick for the Limerick Strand Irish Hotel Awards 2018 where the infamous hotel received THREE major awards at the second annual Irish Hotel Awards.

 It’s a hat-trick for Limerick Strand Hotel Irish Hotel Awards 2018

The second annual Irish Hotel Awards was held on April 24 in the luxurious surroundings of The Heritage Killenard in association with YesChef, where representatives from the hospitality industry across Ireland came together to celebrate the achievements of an ever-growing and thriving industry.

It was a hat-trick for the Limerick Strand Irish Hotel Awards 2018 where the infamous hotel received THREE major awards.




The Limerick Strand Hotel is an award-winning four-star hotel ideally located on O’Callaghan Strand in the heart of Limerick City Centre.  With stunning vistas of The River Shannon and a birds-eye view of every landmark in the historical city, the Limerick Strand Hotel is the ideal venue for both business and pleasure trips.

Executive Head Chef, Tom Flavin and his culinary team pride themselves in serving the finest quality of Irish and international cuisine, with an emphasis on fresh, seasonal produce with all the food traceable and where possible with an emphasis on using locally produced products.  With incredible conference and banqueting facilities, the Limerick Strand is the preferred venue for weddings, events, and meetings. 

Limerick Strand rish Hotel Awards 2018

Pictured Dave Ryan, Operations Supervisor, Maria O’Gorman Skelly, Director of Sales, Sally O’Neill, Sales Executive, Claireann McKeown, Sales and Marketing Executive, John Kelly, Operations Manager, Sarah O’Donovan, Events Co-Ordinator, Zuzana Celarova, Reservations, Stephen O’Conner, Deputy General Manager, Anne Marie Verdon, Reservations Manager, Sean Lally, General Manager and Tom Flavin, Executive Chef from the Limerick Strand Hotel claiming Overall Winner of Best Business Hotel 2015 at the National Hospitality Awards. Picture: Fusion Shooters


The Energize Health Centre is the top spot in Limerick to boost your fitness levels or simply enjoy laid-back leisure.  Energize boasts not one but four pools, including a 20-meter swimming pool, sauna, and jacuzzi. 

With over 250 guests at the prestigious black-tie affair, The Irish Hotel Awards celebrate the amazing commitment and dedication of the hospitality industry in Ireland and provides a bespoke programme to deliver a unique insight into the visitor experience in each participating hotel. They deliver a 280-point report offering 360° feedback on each department in each property, with a detailed assessment of their guest experience from the reservation and check in, right through to checkout and departure.

The Irish Hotel Awards are intensely competitive; drawing entries from hundreds of hotels.  Each entrant is thoroughly evaluated by members of the judging panel who access the detailed hotel reports. The Limerick Strand Irish Hotel Awards 2018 claimed the following awards at the annual awards Best Hotel Restaurant Manager- Vicky Collins, Hotel Receptionist of the Year – Evan McMahon (a recent Shannon college graduate) and Business & Conference Hotel of the Year 2018, “What a great night for The Limerick Strand Hotel team! To win one award would have been amazing, but to come home with THREE is outstanding.  We are immensely proud of our dedicated team and these awards will sit nicely with our precious current and previous accolades,” said General Manager, Stefan Lundstrom.


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Richard is a presenter, producer, songwriter and actor. He was named the Limerick Person of the Year (2011) and won an online award at the Metro Éireann Media and Multicultural Awards (2011) for promoting multi-culturalism online. Richard says that the concept is very much a community driven project that aims to document life in Limerick. So, that in 20 years time people can look back and remember the events that were making the headlines.