Ballynahinch Castle Hotel has confirmed the appointment of Eoin Walsh to the role of General Manager at the hotel.
Eoin grew up in the hospitality industry – his parents owned a large guest house in Tipperary renowned for hosting international fishermen and huntsmen. Eoin moved to Dublin to in 2007, working in Dobbins Bistro while studying Business & IT.
Securing his first management position in Brooks Hotel, Eoin spent a year there as Duty Manager and a further two years as Assistant Hotel Manager. With an interest in wines and an ambition to travel, Eoin joined Seabourn Cruise Line, one of the world’s most prestigious luxury yachting lines, in July 2010, spending three years at sea with Seabourn travelling the world before moving to London in 2013.
Joining Claridge’s in Mayfair as Assistant Event Operations Manager, Eoin spent three years there. He was promoted twice, eventually overseeing the department, catering for corporate and social events of up to 1300 guests.
Following three years in London, Eoin took up the position of Senior Operations Manager in Ballynahinch Castle. From there, he moved to Adare Manor, and has now returned to Ballynahinch as General Manager.