Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Home Instead is a Franchise of the Year winner

Local home care provider Home Instead Senior Care was named Franchise of the Year (Service) in the 2015 Irish Franchise Awards.

The awards recognise excellence in franchising and reward the outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals in the franchise industry.

Amanda Bohan, owner and Managing Director of the local home care provider in Kilcullen saidwinning the Service category acknowledges the efforts Home Instead have made in providing an unrivalled home care service to clients in the local community. "To us, home care is personal," she says, "and the relationships we have with clients underpins everything we do”.

The judging panel for the 2015 Irish Franchise Awards included Newstalk Business Presenter and former Irish Dragon Bobby Kerr; Orla Nugent, Director Executive MBA, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School; Greg Swift, head of enterprise at Dublin Local Enterprise Office; Michael Bradley, former CEO of the Irish Franchise Association and Elaine O'Regan of the Sunday Business Post.

The Irish Franchise Awards celebrate 20 years this year and it is one of the longest running business award ceremonies in Ireland. 230 guests attended the black-tie gala event hosted by Newstalk’s Jonathan Healy and officiated by Minister Kevin Humphreys TD.

Pictured at the Awards at the Clyde Court Hotel are Minister Kevin Humphreys TD and Bobby Kerr, presenting the Franchise of The Year (Service) Award on behalf of Rialto Ford Motors to Lorna Dunne, Tony O Donovan and Deirdre Donnehy, Home Instead.