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FAQS – Why Train with The Lir at Work

Why train with The Lir at Work?

At The Lir Academy, through our Lir At Work programme, we deliver a series of confidence building courses for both individuals and groups. These incorporate a range of practical, learning modules designed to strengthen confidence.

Through The Lir at Work, we put business confidence centre stage. Find more information about our training and how you can elevate your work performance below.

What courses do we offer?

Our workshops include areas that cover

  • Presentation Skills
  • Communication Training
  • Public Speaking Courses
  • Team building workshops
  • Group Organisational Skills
  • Leadership Skills

Are courses delivered in-person or online?

We offer workshops for individuals and groups, either in-company or at The Lir Academy. We are able to cater course delivery to the company/individual’s needs.

How do I know the right course for me?

Consider what you want to get out of development training. Are you looking to be more confident in your role, or learn leadership skills to help you in a possible promotion? Maybe you are looking to inspire and rejuvenate your team? At the core of all our courses is harnessing confident communication and a professional work presentation.

You can book a consultation with The Lir at Work’s Director to discuss which course best suit your and/or your teams needs by emailing

Who should take a course with The Lir at Work?

We teach theatre skills for business and our courses can be tailored for any profession and at any capacity. Whether you are hoping to move into a management role, are seeking to improve your leadership skills within your role, or just want to gain more confidence in the professional workplace – we have a course for you. We also specialise in harnessing positive group dynamics and encouraging team work and productivity.

You can learn more about our course options here.

What are the benefits of corporate communications training?

Communication skills play a major role in workplace success. Our communications training focuses on empowering you to use your Body, Breath and voice to maximum effect – allowing you to communicate with authenticity, confidence and control, even in highly pressurized environments.

Why is good leadership so important in the workplace?

Being an effective leader can instil confidence in the team as well as contribute to the growth of the department through improved team productivity.

What are the benefits of doing a group workshop?

Teamwork is important in all aspects of life, especially within the workspace, with studies showing productivity increases by up to 50% when teams work together. Team building helps generate trust and boost morale, which brings increased communication, problem solving skills, conflict resolution, and team collaboration.

How do I enroll?

You can enroll by emailing us directly at

Why train why The Lir at Work?

We’ve been providing training to organisations and individuals for over seven years including industry leaders such as AIB, ESB, Google, Accenture, Irish Life and Paddy Power. Our unique offering is being able to deliver dynamic, customised training based on the participants in the room using the theatre skills of our tutors.

Here’s what some of our clients have to say…

“The best course in 10 years with Irish Life. Great skills & techniques – my confidence is boosted.”                                                    
                                                          – Helen, Training Specialist, Irish Life 

“Very different way of approaching topic compared to standard presentation courses – brilliant.”                                                      

                                                         – Louise, Irish Life