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Congratulations to all the winners at the Athlone Chamber Business Awards!

Congratulations to all the winners at the Athlone Chamber Business Awards!Congratulations from Collins McNicholas to all the winners and nominees at the Athlone Chamber Business Awards! As members of the Athlone Chamber of Commerce we were delighted to attend the inaugural business awards held in the Sheraton last Saturday evening to celebrate the achievements of local businesses. The event was sponsored by an array of companies representing a cross section of business activity in the region; the sponsors ranged in size from multinationals to SMEs and family run businesses, and were from a variety of business sectors, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, retail, food, professional services, technology and financial services companies. The awards attracted over 320 business representatives from Athlone with a full house attending the Gala Dinner. They had over 80 nominations for 13 awards in different categories. The atmosphere was terrific and it was great to be part of such vibrancy and renewed business confidence in the midlands region. Congratulations to all the winners on the night, especially James McGee of Athlone Extrusions for a life time achievement award where he gave a great speech, providing an overview of how his manufacturing company grew over the past 40 years and how his company impacts local businesses in a very positive way. Other awards went to Kin Khao Thai Restaurant, Baysports, Athlone Training Centre, Grenham Travel, Athlone Tidy Towns, McGorisk’s Pharmacy, Savoury Fare, Alexion, Woodfit Acoustics, and Debapay. A special congratulations to Regina Bushell who won the Business Person of the Year Award and Colm Quinn who won the Business of the Year Award. It was great to see the multinational companies represented on the night – Erickson, Teleflex, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Alexion; as well as local companies – IO Systems, Woodfit, and Smart Business Analytics. Congratulation to Athlone Chamber and its President John McGrath for such a successful event. We look forward to attending more. From all our team here in the Collins McNicholas Athlone office – Mary, Ita, Tina, Donie, Jamie, Caroline, and Terry, thanks for a great night. Mary Mullin Athlone Regional Manager Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services...

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Collins McNicholas Named One of Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ Companies

Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services Group has been named as one of Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme. The company, which demonstrated superior business performance for the third year running, was recognised at an awards gala dinner in Dublin on 4 March 2016. The awards event in Dublin’s Convention Centre marked the eighth year of the Deloitte Best Managed Companies awards programme, in association with Barclays Bank Ireland. The awards were attended by over 800 people from the Irish business community. Frank Ryan, chair of the independent judging panel, was keynote speaker on the night. The Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme, in association with Barclays Bank Ireland, recognises indigenous Irish companies across Ireland which are operating at the highest levels of business performance. The network of 115 Best Managed Companies now employs over 47,000 people around the country and has a combined turnover of almost €10bn. Recognising the importance of overseas markets for Irish companies, the Best Managed Companies also recorded an average growth in export sales of 161% over the last three years. Commenting on the award, Niall Murray, Managing Director of Collins McNicholas said: “We are delighted to receive this Award for the third year in a row. It is a testament to the hard work and commitment of our team who have helped to build the business over the last 26 years. We would like to extend our thanks to all our clients and candidates for their loyalty over the years.” Last year was an important year for Collins McNicholas, in November 2015 the company was sold in...

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