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Michael Magner and family become independent owners of Cork’s 4 Star Vienna Woods Hotel and Villas


Historic hotel to undergo a further €500k renovation and rebrand

Cork hotelier Michael Magner has acquired full ownership of the historic Vienna Woods Hotel, along with his father in law Mr Brian Scully, having bought out the Fitzgerald family, for an undisclosed sum.


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Ballygarry House Hotel Win Two Awards for Wedding Venue of the Year

Ballygarry House Hotel Win Two Awards for Wedding Venue of the Year
The staff at Ballygarry House Hotel Celebrating the Win 

Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2019


To visit the website please click on the image below. For further details please contact Catherine Flanagan, event coordinator, via email: catherine@itic.ie or phone: 085 862 1730.

Minister Halligan Launches Final Report of the Hospitality Skills Oversight Group

Mr John Halligan, TD, Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development has launched the final report of the Hospitality Skills Oversight Group (HSOG).The HSOG was originally set up in 2016 for a two-year term arising from a recommendation of a 2015 Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) 

Ballygarry Bids a Fond Farewell to Cathal Nugent After 30 Years of Service


There was great joy and sadness in Ballygarry House Hotel as Deputy General Manager, Cathal Nugent retired after 30 years of service

Celebrating a career spanning three decades, management and colleagues gathered for a retirement party in the hotel and speaking at the event, Padraig McGillicuddy, Owner of Ballygarry House said that it was a pleasure working with Cathal.

Institutes of Technology receive €1.4M funding for Hospitality and Culinary Arts education through Springboard



Pictured: Adrian Cummins, RAI; Tina Maree, IHI; Ciarán Ó hAnnracháin, LYIT and Project Lead; Michael Vaughan, IHF and Chair of the Hospitality Oversight Group

Redcastle Hotel & Spa receives second AA Rosette


Gordon Smyth, Head Chef of Redcastle Hotel & Spa accepting a second AA Rosette for The Edge Restaurant


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