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Sinead McCarthy has been appointed General Manager of The Brehon, Killarney. 
Since joining the team at The Brehon in 2014, Sinead progressed through the ranks as Food and Beverage Manager, Operations Manager and Interim General Manager before being promoted to the senior role of General Manager this month.
Prior to joining the team at The Brehon, Sinead worked in both the Carton House Resort and in Dublin’s Gibson Hotel. 
In 2016, Sinead was awarded Hospitality Manager of the Year in the food and beverage category from the Irish Hospitality Institute.
The Cork natigve is also a member of SKAL Kerry and is an advisor to the Killarney Tidy Towns Committee on green hospitality. 
Commenting on her new position, Sinead said “I am honoured to have been promoted to the role of General Manager, The Brehon is a truly unique hotel where the emphasis is on delivering exceptional customer service in exceptional surroundings. I love working in the hospitality industry and have learnt a great deal in my various roles. I look forward to working with the team to deliver the best in class experiences that our customers expect". 
“Sinead has a natural flair for hospitality, this combined with her drive, diligence and dedication to her work has resulted in her progressing though the ranks faster than any manager in the history of The Gleneagle Group. We wish her well in her new role,” said Patrick O’Donoghue, CEO of The Gleneagle Group.
Sinead studied hospitality management in CIT and GMIT and more recently she received a Higher Diploma in Human Resources from University College Cork. 
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