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About Us

Meet The Team

The Limerick Strand Hotel opened its doors in May 2007, located on O’Callaghan Strand in the heart of Limerick City Centre. The hotel site has been home to the hospitality trade for over 50 years, with a Jury’s Hotel once sitting on the site for over 40 years. In 2006 demolition of the old Jury’s hotel took place and the new foundations were set for the €50 million, 7 story, ultra modern hotel, that is now the Limerick Strand Hotel.

The day to day running of the Limerick Strand Hotel is overseen by our General Manager, Stephen O'Connor who is often found discussing the issues of the day over a cup of coffee with our guests. Many of our team members at the Limerick Strand Hotel are from Limerick and its surrounding towns; others have been captivated by the charm of life in Limerick City and have decided to call it home.

The Limerick Strand hotel is part of the Irish owned and managed MHL Hotel Collection, which is a collection of unique and individual hotels in key city and resort locations throughout Ireland, who are committed to delivering exceptional hospitality and facilities to all our guests.
In Dublin the collection offers the 5* Westin Hotel, the Spencer Hotel, the Morgan Hotel, the Trinity City Hotel as well as the 5* InterContinental Hotel, the Hilton Dublin and the Beacon Hotel. And in Galway the MHL Hotel Collection recently acquired The Galmont Hotel and Spa (formerly known as the Radisson Blu Galway) to join the Harbour Hotel and Glenlo Abbey Hotel in Galway City. See www.mhlhotelcollection.com for further details

Stephen O'Connor
General Manager
A Wexford native who is has been adopted by Limerick Worked in MHL Hotel group for over 5 years, previously GM in Harbour Hotel Galway
Imelda Lineen
Deputy General Manager
A Clare woman, spent the past 20 years working in Dublin in various positions until she decided to relocate back Shannonside. A keen interest in cycling completing the ring of Kerry charity Cycle.
Maria O'Gorman Skelly
Director of Sales & Marketing
A Cork native, working in the hospitality industry in Limerick for over 25 years in the Sales & Marketing field. Mary Immaculate College Foundation Board Member & active Limerick Chamber member.
Tom Flavin
Executive Chef
A want-to-be gardener and farmer. Failte Ireland Food Champion, Eurotoques member, Passionate about Local Food @flavintom
Anne Marie Verdon
Reservations Manager
A Limerick native with over 15 years experience in the industry starting in Dublin to Edinburgh and home to Limerick. A Munster Rugby fanatic!
ClaireAnn Mckeown
Online Sales & Marketing Manager
A proud Limerick native with 10 years experience in the hospitality industry, a University of Limerick Graduate.
John Kelly
Conference & Banqueting Manager
A west Limerick man with over 20 years experience in hospitality. John has catered for over 1500 weddings in his career! The gent who makes the magic happen!
Dave Ryan
Conference & Banqueting Ass. Manager
A Limerick native with New Zealand roots, a rugby fanatic with 10 years experience. Dave's highlight is meeting various Rugby Teams that stay in the hotel, most importantly the Maori All Blacks!
Dermot Fehily
Food & Beverage Manager
30 years’ experience working in Hotels both Local and International. Born in Limerick, a Graduate of Shannon College of Hotel Management.
Vicky Collins
Restaurant Manager
With over 10 years experience in the hospitality industry, Vicky is a passionate food & wine lover.
Bart Przybylak
Bar Manager
Originally from Poland, living in Limerick for the last 11 years. Happily Married to a Limerick lady also Proud Father. Love food, love cooking!
James Doran
Energize Health Club Manager
Over 10 years’ experience in the leisure industry. A graduate of I.T. Tralee, has a keen interest in all types of sport. A Kerry football fanatic & an avid runner
Mike Moroney
Maintenance Manager
A Tipperary native, Husband, Dad and Grandad, has been with the Limerick Strand Hotel for over 10 years. A keen golfer & proud UL Boh's member.
Claire Kennedy
HR Manager
Enjoy's looking after our current employees whilst also having the opportunity to meet new people and giving them the chance to impress her!
Diana Duggan
Housekeeping Manager
With over 35 years in the hospitality industry, Diana hails originally from the UK. A Wife and Mother, Diana's passion lie's with Weddings, adding the WOW factor to any venue!