The 5-star Heritage Killenard under new ownership

(23 Sep 2014)

The 5-star Heritage Killenard, Killenard, Co. Laois is under new ownership from September 22nd 2014. The Resort has been purchased by Killenard Heritage Group Ltd. who have appointed Tifco Hotel Group, one of Ireland’s leading hotel management companies, to manage it. 

“We are delighted to have the opportunity to manage this fantastic resort,” said Mary Buckley, Operations Director at Tifco Hotel Group, “and look forward to working with the hotel’s management and team in making the Heritage Killenard one of Ireland’s top destination resorts.”

The Heritage Killenard caters to a range of key domestic and international markets for conferences and events, weddings and luxury leisure breaks. With a wide variety of bars and restaurants, facilities at the Heritage Killenard also include a luxurious Spa and Health Club, tennis courts, fishing, children’s games room, cinema, over 5km of walkways. 

The Heritage Killenard is surrounded by a host of major visitor activities and attractions including the Seve Ballesteros designed Championship parkland golf course, the only course in Ireland designed by the five time Major winner and Ryder Cup hero, the Curragh Racecourse, Kildare Village and the Irish National Stud & Japanese Gardens.

For conference and meeting delegates, the Heritage Killenard is just an hour from Dublin airport (2 hours from Shannon) and has a comprehensive selection of boardrooms and meeting rooms as well as a 22,000 square foot exhibition arena on site. 

“The purchase of the Heritage Killenard marks the beginning of a new chapter for the hotel and our team,” said Struan Graig, General Manager of the Heritage Killenard. “We are very excited about the plans the owners and Tifco have to make Heritage Killenard one of Ireland’s finest resort destinations. I am confident that we have both the product and the team to bring those plans to fruition, maximising the fantastic potential we have in the Heritage Resort.” 

The Heritage Killenard, Killenard, County Laois  

About Tifco Hotel Group:
Tifco Hotel Group is one of Ireland’s leading hotel companies who currently own and manage a portfolio of 5, 4 and 3-star hotels and resorts in Ireland and Germany and has a proven track record as an award-winning, standards-focused hotel operator. 

Some of the hotels that are managed by Tifco Hotel Group include the 5-star Lough Erne Resort, recent host to the G8 Summit of world leaders, winner of the NITB Hotel of the Year and host venue to the 2017 Irish Open, Clontarf Castle Hotel, a unique 4-star castle hotel and winner of the Deloitte Best Managed Companies in Ireland, Johnstown House Hotel & Spa and the Athlone Springs Hotel. Tifco Hotel Group own and manage the Crowne Plaza Hotels in Dublin Northwood, Blanchardstown and Dundalk and the Holiday Inn Express Hotels at Dublin and Stuttgart Airports. Tifco Hotel Group is one of the only hotel companies in Ireland to have received the EFQM Level 5 award.  

Further information on Tifco Hotel Group can be sourced from 

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