Clontarf Castle Hotel announced as a Best Managed Company once again!

(19 Mar 2013)

Clontarf Castle Hotel has re-qualified as one of Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme. Clontarf Castle Hotel was first recognised as a Best Managed Company in 2009. The company, which demonstrated superior business performance for a third year running, was recognised at a gala awards dinner in the Burlington Hotel in Dublin on 1 March 2013. Former Taoiseach and Chairman of IFSC Ireland, John Bruton, was special guest speaker at the event.

The Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme, in association with Irish Life Corporate Business, recognises indigenous Irish companies across the island of Ireland which are operating at the highest levels of business performance.

Commenting on the award, Mark Long, General Manager, Clontarf Castle Hotel said: commented “The Deloitte best managed award is highly regarded and respected in the business sector. To be recognised as an excellent company in business in particular the Gold Standard is a wonderful achievement. It provides external recognition of our success which is important to all of the hotel team and our loyal customer base, it also gives Clontarf Castle Hotel an enhanced profile in a competitive market place.

Brendan Jennings, Managing Partner, Deloitte and judging panel member commented: “This year’s Best Managed Companies represent the best of innovation, creativity, dynamism, tenacity and excellence in the indigenous sector. Deloitte is proud to celebrate their success and potential. These awards acknowledge their hard work and commitment and we are delighted to showcase their achievements.”

The Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme is open to companies from all 32 counties on the island of Ireland. Details of entry for the 2013/2014 programme will be issued in the coming weeks on

The Best Managed Companies Awards Programme was created to recognise the overall success of a company, including management strength, ability to innovate, strategic initiatives and financial performance – all the elements that contribute to a Best Managed company. The ’Best Managed’ designation is an important marketing tool for the winning companies – but, perhaps most importantly, the award provides a reason to celebrate the efforts of the entire company.

About Company Clontarf Castle Hotel

The award winning Clontarf Castle Hotel is a unique 12th Century castle in the picturesque coastal suburb of Clontarf just ten minutes from the city centre and 20 minutes from Dublin airport. This 4 star deluxe property has undergone a €10 million refurbishment in recent years combining the striking historic exterior with award winning interior design. Facilities include relaxing lounges and a choice of diverse restaurants and bars and extensive conference facilities.

For Further Information Please Contact

Clontarf Castle Hotel
Castle Avenue
Dublin 3

01 833 2321

About Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards

The Deloitte Best Managed Companies Programme, in association with Irish Life Corporate Business, promotes and recognises excellence in Irish owned and managed companies. It is the only awards scheme on the island of Ireland that considers a business’ performance from every perspective. Entrants to the programme will compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices.

Programme sponsors are Irish Life Corporate Business, the Irish Management Institute and the Sunday Business Post.

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International History of Best Managed Companies Programme

The Best Managed Companies Programme originated in Canada in 1993, where it has been run successfully ever since and is the country’s leading business awards programme. In addition to Ireland and Canada, the programme is also run in The Netherlands and Mexico.