Another Winning Night from the IHI

Valerie O’Neill was named “General Manager of the Year” at the Irish Hospitality Institute Hospitality Management  Awards held in the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin, last night.

The award for “Food and Beverage Manager of the Year”, sponsored by The Firm, went to Pierce Lowney of Trigon Hotels, who is pictured receiving his trophy from Micheline Corr, Director of The Firm, and IHI President Daragh O’Neill.

Newstalk presenter Jonathan Healy introduced the winners to a gathering of 700 industry professionals, who gave a warm welcome to three new Fellows of the Institute – Dan Murphy, Managing Director of Galway Bay Hotel; Des McCann, Chief Operating Officer of Dalata Hotel Group; and Niamh Jordan, HR Director at Conrad Dublin.

Other award winners were:

Daragh O’Neill, President of the IHI, congratulated the winners and thanked the sponsors who included The Firm, Classic Drinks & Masottina, Cater Waiter, Leonardo Hotels, Unilever Food Solutions, Celtic Linen, Crystal Air, IDeaS, Guestline, Net Affinity, Great Place to Work, CBE, Maria Logan Recruitment and Broadline Group.