Carton House in Kildare, one of Ireland’s most luxurious resorts, has recently appointed two new members to its senior management team. Adrian Mc Laughlin takes over as the new general manager, while Monica O'Byrne is the new director of sales and marketing.
Collectively, the duo holds 50 years experience in the hotel industry and both are very excited to be working together. Monica brings with her over twenty-eight years of experience from similar roles with The Fitzpatrick Hotel Group and Brennan Hotels. Joining Carton House from The Gibson Hotel, Adrian has twenty-two years experience in the hotel industry. His early career was spent at the Cumberland Hotel in London before being transferred to Belfast where he opened the Holiday Inn Belfast and lately the Merchant Hotel. A graduate of the Northern Ireland Hotel and Catering College, Adrian has earned numerous awards throughout his career. He was the President of the Northern Irish Hotels Federation for two years while he was also a board member on the Belfast Visitor and Convention Bureau. Monica is a past chairperson of Kilkenny Tourism and a past vice-president of the Kilkenny Women’s Network. She is a current member of the Irish Hotel Federation (IHF). The pair are enjoying a lively working relationship and are pleased at the results the business is producing to date.