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Regional Skills West Award Winners 2022

16 December 2022 

Our Annual Regional Skills West Award 2022 was announced at a buffet lunch in the Galway Bay Hotel on Tuesday 13th December at 12pm.

Exceptional Leadership Winner 2022

Congratulations to the Sales Apprenticeship Consortium who won the Exceptional Leadership Award 2022. 


The consortium consists of:

  • Ger Teahon, CEO, SalesSense International, Galway 
  • Carol Murphy, Head of HR & Development, SalesSense, Galway 
  • Eoin Dunne, CEO PhoneWatch 
  • Margaret O' Shea, Training Manager, Society of the Irish Motor Industry
  •  George Ryan, COO, Fastrack into Technology 
  • Peter Egan, Director of FET, MSLETB 
  • Sean Burke, Area Training Manager, MSLETB
  • Siobhan Magner, Former National Programme Manager, Sales Apprenticeship, MSLETB
  • Jessica Martin, Current National Programme Manager, Sales Apprenticeship, MSLETB
  • Brendan Geraghty, Academic Lead, MSLETB
  • Carol Dolan, New Apprenticeship Co-Ordinator, MSLETB 

Outstanding Contribution Winner 2022

Congratulations to Sharon Gill of Telegael in partnership with the Translation and Interpreting Unit  of University of Galway, & Maria Griffin of Greasán na Meán Skillnet, winners of the Regional Skills West Outstanding Contributions Award 2022!


Well deserved wins! Thanks to our industry judges/past winners John McArdle of Channel and Mary Ann Fleming of Penn Engineering for making difficult choices amongst an amazing field of nominees! And our Chairperson Mark Gantly for adding the finer touches to our awards ceremony on the 13th December at the Awards Ceremony!