The guests at Cahernane House Hotel never fail to mention the wonderful team who work hard to make their stay a very special and memorable one. We believe that every member of the team at Cahernane plays an equal part in making our customers feel welcome with no request ever too big. Now you can get to know their smiling faces before you even arrive!
Emer has been working at Cahernane House Hotel since 2016, managing the hotel and ensuring each guest that walks through the door has a relaxing and memorable stay as well as leading her team to a four star standard and beyond. Emer as an individual can be described as the life of Cahernane with her passion shining through in her everyday contact with both the team and guests of Cahernane House Hotel.
You will probably hear this energetic assistant manager before you see her – her laugh carries all the way through the house. She is determined to be the best at anything she sets her mind to. Through her can-do, will-do attitude which she brings to her work, your memories at Cahernane will be enhanced by Leona’s personality.
Youri is a Dutch man but with many Irish mannerisms ! He has immersed himself in the Irish culture and loves dealing with all our guests. His love of the food and beverage departments will be apparent from the moment you meet him.
Eric Kavanagh had a flair for cooking from a very early age. Growing up in Douglas, County Cork, Eric honed his skills from the time he first looked over a pan. Eric’s main body of work before he arrived at Cahernane House Hotel was over two spells in Longueville House in Mallow, County Cork, following time with Marlfield House and Sheen Falls in Kenmare. Eric also spent some time abroad in Canada and New Zealand as he broadened his cooking horizons through travelling which he brought back to Cahernane House Hotel.
Aileen hails from the Philippines and has worked as our Restaurant Manager since 2013. She oversees all aspects of the Herbert Restaurant, our fine dining restaurant and she ensures all her guests leave the dining room with a smile on their face. She has a fantastic team with her to look after all you for breakfast and dinner.
Adam originates from Gliwice in Poland however has been living in Ireland for the past 12 years and working in hospitality for the past 15 years. He has experience in bar management with a passion for cocktail, whiskeys & gins. On his days off he likes to spend time with his family.
Mary has been at Cahernane House since 2000, she will be your first point of contact in the lead up to your stay should you require any information or changes to your booking. Her friendliness has led her to keeping in contact with many guests well after their departure, a wonderful sign of her nature.
Marian has been a part of Cahernane House Hotel for the past twenty years, developing a great knowledge of the local area, the history and the folklore as well as being fluent in German.
Mary is one of the newest members of the front office team, she is a bubbly character with a great sense of humour. If you are looking for a recommendation Mary is your go to, she knows everything there is to know about Killarney.
Renata is originally from Poland and has been in Ireland since April 2004 – she is the most accommodating (pardon the pun!) rooms manager and ensures every room is serviced to her exceptional standards. The past two years have been particularly busy for Renata and her team as all rooms in the house have been refurbished. She is very proud of her team and loves interaction with guests.
Roger is our gem of an all-rounder. He will look after your luggage, serve you in the bar or drawing rooms, can fix anything electronic and is a fountain of knowledge of the locality, having lived in Killarney all his life.