Connacht Hospitality Group expands partnership with Connacht Rugby

Connacht Hospitality Group expands partnership with Connacht Rugby

Connacht Rugby have renewed and expanded their partnership with the entire Connacht Hospitality Group.

The province was already partners with the Group’s flagship business, The Connacht Hotel, but this has now been expanded to the many other stylish bars and hotels in the group.

Philip Patterson, Head of Commercial & Marketing at Connacht Rugby said that it was a “no-brainer” to renew the partnership.

“It was a no-brainer to renew our agreement with Connacht Hospitality Group. They have been a huge supporter of ours down the years and provide wonderful services and facilities to both people living in Galway and visitors to the city. We look forward to continue to grow our relationship in the years ahead. “

Connacht Hospitality Group expands partnership with Connacht Rugby

The Connacht Hospitality Group operate three hotels in Galway City: The Residence Hotel, The Forster Court Hotel, and namesake property The Connacht Hotel.

They also operate a 24-hour Active Fitness Leisure Club as well as three leading licence premises including An Pucan,1520 Bar, HYDE Bar & Gin Parlour.

Most recently the group expanded to take over operations of Galway Bay Golf Resort, with future plans to build a luxury 4-star hotel & spa on the resort. 

Wayne Neilon, Group General Manager of the CHG, said that the partnership has always been a “natural fit”, and that they are pleased to expand it to the whole of the Group.

The last 18 months have been challenging for both Connacht Rugby and our own teams but our shared values of hard work, resilience and team work have carried us through and we are very hopeful for our partnership into the future.”   


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