Aura Holohan Group Recognised as the 11th Best Large Workplace™ in Ireland 2023

The Aura Holohan Group which consists of Aura Leisure, DKIT Sport and Anytime Fitness is delighted to announce that we have been officially recognised as one of the Best Workplaces in Ireland™ in 2023. The Aura Holohan Group was recognised at the annual Great Place to Work Awards on Wednesday 22nd February 2023. The awards are based on anonymous feedback from employees about the workplace experience.  This is our company’s 5th year to be ranked in the Top 30 as a top Irish workplace and our highest ranking achieved to date, finishing in 11th place.

The announcement that The Aura Holohan Group is amongst the 11 Best Large Workplaces in Ireland following our official certification as a Great Place to Work 2022-23 really is a huge achievement for us as an organisation and demonstrates in the strongest possible way that our staff endorse and support the company’s culture, values and mission.

Some of Our Team at the Great Places to Work Awards on Wednesday Night. Photo Credit: Conor McCabe Photography.

Founder and Executive Chairman of the Aura Holohan Group Gar Holohan said, “You cannot have engaged and loyal customers if you don’t have engaged and passionate staff. We are on a mission to increase community-wide participation in sport, fitness and exercise activities in Ireland and to help people live healthier and happier lives. And we are very fortunate to have attracted a team of people who are passionate ambassadors for this mission. That is why we put a huge amount of our resources into focusing on our values and purpose, which in turns makes Aura a great place to be for both our staff and our customers”.

On congratulating all of Ireland’s Best Workplaces 2023, Cathal Divilly, CEO of Great Place to Work® Ireland said “Ireland’s Best Workplaces should be very proud of their achievement and have shown once again that working on the basics and committing to improving company culture and employee feedback can and will bring success. They have adapted and overcome numerous hurdles over the past few years and continue to show that they are putting their company culture and employees at the forefront of their organisation’s priorities.”

The Aura Holohan Group is one of the largest employers in the Irish leisure sector. The brands within the Group include 10 Aura Leisure Centres, 5 Anytime Fitness Clubs nationwide, as well as DKIT Sport in Dundalk and Holohan Leisure Consultancy. The group is Ireland’s foremost specialist in the management of sports & leisure facilities, focusing on quality, multi-award winning services across all operations. The Aura Swim Academy is Ireland’s largest swimming academy with over 12,000 children attending lessons each week. The Aura Holohan Group has won numerous national awards for Disability Inclusion, Health and Safety, Environmental Management and Quality Systems.