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LeisureWorld Cork listed 1 of top 3 Companies in Ireland for Learning, Development and Progression.

O2 Ability Awards 2010

Pictured at the presentation of the award to Leisureworld Cork are (left to right) : Minister Batt O’Keefe, Christine Moloney LeisureWorld CEO, Danuta Gray of O2, Claire Donohoe, LeisureWorld Executive Assistant, Caroline Casey of Kanchi

At the O2 Ability Awards 2010 held on Wednesday May 12th at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin. LeisureWorld Cork was listed 1 of top 3 Companies in Ireland for  Learning, Development and Progression.

The O2 Ability Awards are significant to those companies who promote inclusion for people with disabilities. Over 100 companies participated in the Awards programme, which recognises organisations that champion the ability and value of employees and customers with a disability.  Out of those who participated only 38 were shortlisted.

There were six categories and 15 companies were shortlisted to receive the award for each category.

LeisureWorld Cork was announced as one the top 3 companies in Ireland in the Learning, Development and Progression category and proudly received the status of Ability Company.

LeisureWorld CEO, Christine Moloney commented:

“We are truly delighted to receive a national award and recognition on a national platform rewarding my team for our approach and care for our community. This award is a true testament to the effort and commitment of the LeisureWorld culture to make a difference. The O2 Ability has a noble purpose and it is a fantastic award for the team at LeisureWorld. “

Duty Manager, Richard O’Regan added: “This is a wonderful achievement for the staff of LeisureWorld, who work so hard to ensure LeisureWorld provide a quality service to all.”

 LeisureWorld now have Halliwick Swimming Programmes for customers with disabilities to enable them to gain confidence in the water and we have our very own Halliwick Instructor carrying out these one to one lessons.

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