Padraig Casey Appointed President Of Les Clefs d'Or Ireland

By Robert McHugh
Padraig Casey Appointed President Of Les Clefs d'Or Ireland

Padraig Casey, head concierge at the Killarney Park Hotel, has been appointed president of Les Clefs d'Or Ireland.

Les Clefs d'Or is a professional association of hotel concierges across the world with over 4000 members.

Casey will now lead the Irish chapter of the organisation along with a newly appointed team for a two-year period.

'Extra Mile'

“We are so delighted for Padraig as he takes the reins at The Clef d’Or Ireland," said Marcus Treacy, general manger at the Killarney Park Hotel.

"They are in exceptional hands as Padraig always goes that extra mile to exceed guest expectations and it is a great honour to have him as a member of The Killarney Park family.”


Les Clefs d’Or

With roots dating back to 1929, Les Clefs d’Or was officially founded in France in 1952 as a not-for-profit organisation based on two pillars - service and friendship.

Les Clefs d’Or has approximately 4,000 members working in over 80 countries and 530 destinations. Members are identified by the golden crossed keys on their lapels.

“Padraig is a wonderful ambassador for Killarney and for the concierge of Ireland,” said Martin Mulholland, ex-president of the Irish section and current European zone director.


The Killarney Park Hotel is a 67-bedroom five-star hotels situated adjacent to the 26,000-acre Killarney National Park.

It was awarded the 'Number One Hotel in Ireland' by TripAdvisor in 2021.


Shea Kildea

Last month, Shea Kildea, concierge at Lough Eske Castle, also become a member of the Les Clefs d’Or organisation.

Before joining Lough Eske Castle seven years ago, Kildea had worked in several five-star properties throughout Ireland and the UK.