Trigon Hotels has announced the appointment of Eoghan Murphy as general manager of the Cork International Hotel.
The Cork native graduated from the Shannon College of Hotel Management and spent several years working in management roles in London in Le Meridien Waldorf, Kingsway Hall Hotel and Apex City of London Hotel. Murphy returned to Ireland in 2008, working at the Croke Park Hotel and in Armagh and Belfast.
Murphy was appointed deputy general manager of Cork International Hotel in October of 2019. He takes over the general manager role from Carmel Lonergan, who was recently appointed director of group operations with Trigon Hotels.
Statement By Managing Director Of Trigon Hotels
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Managing director of Trigon Hotels Aaron Mansworth stated, "I am pleased to announce Eoghan Murphy as the general manager of Cork International Hotel. He has considerable management experience across a range of different departments throughout his career. Progression and career development is something we take very seriously at Trigon Hotels. It is wonderful to see our team members making their way up the ladder especially when it is someone as dedicated and hard working as Eoghan. On behalf of the Trigon team I would like to congratulate Eoghan on this milestone in his career and wish him the very best."
Statement By Murphy
Murphy stated, "I am delighted to be taking on the role of general manager at the Cork International Hotel. The last two years have been challenging but the strength, determination and resilience shown by every single member of the team has been truly inspiring. It is wonderful to continue my career in my home town and to be part of an organisation that is passionate about giving back to the local community."
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