Co. Limerick's Adare Manor Temporarily Lays Off 300 Staff Members
Co. Limerick's Adare Manor has temporarily laid off 75% of its staff.
As reported by The Irish Independent, Adare Manor has temporarily laid off 300 of its 400 employees since the implementation of level five COVID-19-related business restrictions in October.
The remaining 100 staff members are working on maintenance, security and new business streams that have been developed by the hotel to attempt to adapt to business changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
General Manager's Decision To Step Down
The temporary layoffs follow Paul Heery's decision to step down as the venue's general manager in September.
A spokesperson for Adare Manor stated that Heery's decision to step down was not related to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Irish Independent quotes the spokesperson as saying, "Paul decided to step down from his role to pursue other interests and left the business with the best wishes of Adare Manor in mid-September."
Adare Manor, which is currently closed to the public due to the aforementioned level five restrictions, is currently planning to reopen in early December.
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