Monthly Archives: December 2013

Employee of the Year 2014– Laura Brady

Having worked in other departments within the Hotel Laura Brady now works on the Reception desk here at the Castlecourt Hotel. Always enthusiastic and with a brilliant smile Laura excels in all aspects of her role. Bubbly, professional and efficient are just some of the words our guests and colleagues use to describe Laura, our Employee of the Year 2014.



Sister and brother team Anne and Joe Corcoran are Proprietors of both the Westport Plaza Hotel and the Castlecourt Hotel, the first Resort in Westport. Their management style is based on the Resort’s first core value. “We believe that our team is our greatest asset and we promote a happy workplace where staff treat each other with respect and courtesy”. We know that a happy, respected team ensures that you will be delighted with our product and service.

Management Team

The Castlecourt Hotel is managed by Deputy General Manager Vincent Nugent and his team Elizabeth Conway and Deirdre Shevlin Duty Managers. The combined years of service of these highly experienced managers in the Castlecourt Hotel is 54 years!

Kitchen Team

Our Executive Head Chef, Alain Gaulier is our best kept secret, having served with us for over 23 years. Alain and his experienced team of chefs will provide you with an exquisite mix of Irish and Continental Flavours in the award winning Orchard Restaurant.

Accomodation Team

Valerie Kelly and her team are available throughout your stay to ensure you have a comfortable nights sleep in our classically designed bedrooms complemented with elegant detail. The accommodation team will always have a smile and a warm welcome as they meet you along the hotel corridors.

Restaurant Team

In the Orchard Restaurant we offer an excellent dining experience from our friendly and helpful staff, many of whom have been with us for several years. They are guided under the watchful eye of Restaurant Manager, Didier Letourmy.