Killeavy Castle Estate Appoints Cate Murdock As Director Of Sales And Marketing

By Robert McHugh
Killeavy Castle Estate Appoints Cate Murdock As Director Of Sales And Marketing

Killeavy Castle Estate has announced the appointment of Cate Murdock to the role of director of sales and marketing, effective 8 April, 2024.

In her new role, Murdock will oversee sales, events and revenue management at Killeavy Castle Estate, while managing the delivery of services from third party agencies to deliver public relations, social media, digital marketing and design services.

'Rich Heritage'

"I am thrilled to embark on this journey with Killeavy Castle Estate," said Murdock.

"The estate’s rich heritage and unique position in Ireland’s tourism landscape present an exciting opportunity to contribute to its growth and success."


Murdock has over 20 years of experience in the travel, tourism, and events sector.


Her career portfolio includes strategic positions at Intupod, Historic Royal Palaces, Compass Group, National Museums, Diageo, and Newry and Mourne District Council.

'Breathtaking And Unique'

Murdock has established relations with tourism bodies across the island of Ireland throughout her career to date.

"I look forward to using my experience and skills to enhance our offering and put Killeavy Castle Estate firmly on the map as one of Ireland’s most breathtaking and unique locations," said Murdock.

Fifth Anniversary

Killeavy Castle Estate opened its doors in 2019 and this year celebrates its fifth anniversary.

Located in Slieve Gullion, County Armagh, Killeavy Castle Estate currently holds the title of Hotel of the Year Northern Ireland 23/24.


Gullion At Killeavy

In February, the team at Killeavy Castle Estate unveiled the venue’s latest culinary venture, Gullion at Killeavy.

The rebrand of the two-AA-rosette award-winning hotel restaurant aims to showcase the local-region offering, with the name giving a nod to its location, in the heart of the Ring of Gullion.

'Vibrant Story'

“The carefully curated menus, echoing the rich offerings of our working farm and local Irish suppliers, mirrors the vibrant story of County Armagh,” said executive chef Darragh Dooley.

“The restaurant’s name and design, thoughtfully crafted to celebrate our local surroundings, seamlessly integrate with the ethos of Gullion at Killeavy.