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Sunday 17 November 2019

Two national awards for Aura

Harry Galvin, President, National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO), Gerard Morgan, Group Health and Safety Officer, Aura Holohan Group, Sharon McGuiness, Chief Executive, Health and Safety Authority, John Thompson, Chairperson, Northern Ireland Safety Group (NISG) at the awards ceremony.
Harry Galvin, President, National Irish Safety Organisation (NISO), Gerard Morgan, Group Health and Safety Officer, Aura Holohan Group, Sharon McGuiness, Chief Executive, Health and Safety Authority, John Thompson, Chairperson, Northern Ireland Safety Group (NISG) at the awards ceremony.

The Aura Holohan Group Leisure, which operates 14 centres around the country including the Aura Dundalk and Drogheda Leisure Centres and DKIT Sport Centre in Co, picked up two awards at the National Irish Safety Awards 2019, winning the Sport and Leisure award and the Consistent High Achiever Award.

The group, which operates in sport & leisure facility management, architecture, consultancy and event management, has 10 Aura Leisure Centres nationwide as well as the Anytime Fitness Clubs in Dublin, one DKIT Sport in Dundalk and the Support Office and Holohan Leisure Consultants in Dublin.

The group has won numerous national awards for Disability Inclusion, Health and Safety, Environmental Management and Quality Systems.

Gerard Morgan who is the Group's Health and Safety Officer based in the Aura Leisure Centre of his hometown Navan, has been the driving force who has led Aura to achieving this accolade.

Gerard coordinates the safety culture across the organisation, supported by a team of Operations Managers and safety reps across all of the Aura facilities.

'This is the second year in a row the group has won the Sport and Leisure National award and the Continuous High Achiever Award.

Chairman of the group, Gar Holohan said, "We have no higher priority than the safety of our customers and staff.

'We are delighted that our ongoing investment and commitment in safety training has been recognised again with this prestigious award,' he added.

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