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Employee of the Year 2013– Deirdre Shevlin

Deirdre started working in the Castlecourt Hotel over 14 years ago in the position of Receptionist. Deirdre almost always wears a smile on her face and is fun loving, hardworking and dedicated to customer care. Having completed Trainee Management and Development Course, Deirdre now works as the hotel bar manager and also Duty Manager. We are proud to announce Deirdre Shevlin as the very worthy recipient of our Employee Of The Year Award 2013.



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.