Pictured at the annual conference for leading Irish independent travel company, Travel Counsellors, are (l-r) Donagh McCarthy and Glanmire based travel specialist Sarah McCarthy, who was named Ireland’s Top Travel Counsellor for the tenth consecutive year at the black-tie gala dinner and awards ceremony at Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa, Wicklow on 5 April. (Picture: Mark Harrison)

Glanmire native Sarah McCarthy has scooped the top award at the leading Irish independent travel specialists’ annual two-day conference at Powerscourt Hotel Resort and Spa, Wicklow.

Ireland’s Top Travel Counsellor – Sales, for the tenth consecutive year, travel specialist Sarah accepted her accolade at a black-tie gala dinner and awards ceremony, attended by over 175 travel professionals.

On winning the top award for the tenth year, she said it was about putting customers first.

“The focus is about putting our customers first and creating bespoke experiences. I adore what I do, and to be awarded this award for the tenth year, by simply doing what I love best, is such an honour.”