President’s Award 2023 Contender : Kilkenny Coaching Circle

Deep within the essence of the Kilkenny coaching community/circle is a practiced belief and value in the power and potential of each member coach, of each client each coach works with and of the client’s own families, work colleagues and social networks. This spirit resonates and impacts in every contact, session and experience within this […]

President’s Award 2023 Contender : Atlantic Way Coaching Circle

Atlantic Way Coaching Circle is a network of 27 coaches, with bases in the West of Ireland. Our ” human-ness” is part of the essence of our network – we openly support each other as coaches at various stages of lifelong learning, as coaching professionals and as people in business.  AWCC website gives worldwide exposure […]

Coach of the Year 2023 Shortlist: Mary Anna Wright

I’m a leadership coach, working with clients around the world from a farm on the stunning Donegal coast. My career background is communications. I was a journalist for a while, and then lead a comms team for an inner London borough. This tends to attract clients who really want to understand the nuance of the […]

Coach of the Year 2023 Shortlist: Liz Barron

For 14 years I’ve worked as a coach with private clients, with leaders, their teams and organisations who want to realize their full potential. As a ‘coaching elder’, whether as a coach, coaching skills tutor, mentor coach and now as a coaching supervisor, my focus is on supporting people to have more impactful coaching conversations […]

Coach of the Year 2023 Shortlist: Kathleen Fanning

I am a coach, speaker, educator, and author and I’m passionate about empowering professional women. With over 25 years experience in business, higher education, and the public sector, I bring that expertise to my coaching practice. I’ve had a lifelong commitment to learning, working to ensure professionalism and skill in my coaching. In recent years, […]

Rising Star Shortlist 2023: Lesley Murray

My Coaching work focuses mainly on assisting and enabling people who are going through a time of transition/change with its associated challenges and opportunities, and includes Confusion and uncertainty often present at times of change; in response I invite my client to re-frame confusion as a gateway to understanding.  My clients thereby gain clarity in their […]

Rising Star Shortlist 2023: Deirdre Cooney

My name is Deirdre Cooney and I am a Professional Coach, working with leaders and individuals in medium to large organizations.  I have worked as a Senior Leader in the Biopharma Industry for over 30 years. Throughout my own career, I was fortunate to have access to excellent coaches who really helped me to become […]

Rising Star Shortlist 2023: Caitríona Farrell

I am Caitríona Farrell and I am a Transformational Coach which includes Career Coaching, Expatriate Coaching and Life Coaching; and ‘transformational’ meaning that the work I do with my clients can have positive effects on other aspects of my clients lives along with their focus. I work with individuals and organisations; expatriates; former expatriates; clients […]

ICF Ireland Awards 2023 – Shortlist

Today, 30th October 2023, we are excited to announce a significant milestone in our journey to celebrate coaching excellence—the unveiling of the shortlist for the ICF Ireland Rising Star of the Year and Coach of the Year Awards 2023 and details of those being considered for the President’s Award 2023. Winners will be announced at […]