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Center Parcs announces full management team for Center Parcs Longford Forest

Press release   •   Jan 30, 2019 10:11 GMT

L-R; Jonathan Latimer, Olwyn Hughes, Mike Ahern, Lorraine Danaher, Daragh Feighery, Dave McCourt, Céline Bowyer and Gavin Riley

Center Parcs Ireland today announced that the full senior management team is now in place. 

In recent weeks the final two members of the team have been appointed. Olwyn Hughes, Service Delivery Manager from Roscommon and Jonathan Latimer, Finance Manager from Cavan, join Mike Ahern, Accommodation Services Manager (Cork), Lorraine Danaher, HR Manager (Ballymahon), Dave McCourt, Technical Services Manager (Athlone), Céline Bowyer, Leisure Services Manager (Offaly) and Gavin Riley, Food and Beverage and Retail Manager who has moved to Longford from Whinfell Forest, under the leadership of General Manager, Daragh Feighery (Kildare).

Center Parcs will now begin their main recruitment drive as they intend to recruit approx. 1,000 members of staff before the forest resort opens this summer. To support this recruitment campaign, Center Parcs are holding a number of Housekeeping Roadshows, where anyone interested in working in this area of the business is invited to attend and find out more about the roles available.

The build of Center Parcs Longford Forest is progressing on schedule and the forest resort is expected to open in summer 2019. Anyone interested in applying for a role with Center Parcs Longford Forest should sign up for job alerts at

Our vision to bring new and unique family breaks to Ireland is now becoming a reality, with Longford Forest set to open its doors in summer 2019. Our forest resort, at just under 400 acres in Longford Forest will include 470 luxury lodges and 30 stylish apartments which will accommodate up to 2,500 guests in a safe, peaceful, and car-free environment. Our guests will be able to enjoy more than 100 family activities – both indoors and out – a range of restaurants and shops, and our famous Subtropical Swimming Paradise, which will be Ireland’s biggest and most impressive water park ever. Something to do for everyone in the family, whatever the weather. With miles of beautiful forest to explore, guests will choose how to spend their time – filled with activities or simply taking life slowly and soaking up the beautiful surroundings.