EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Só Hotels

Só Hotels

Geographic Location

Country: Ireland
Region: Border, Midland and Western
Location of affected unit(s): Laois, Limerick and Westmeath


Sector: Hotel / restaurants
Accomodation and food service activities
55.1 - Hotels and similar accommodation
Group: Só Hotels

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-02-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 06-02-2019
Planned Job Creation: 100

Additional Information

Só Hotels group has announced plans to create 100 new positions at three hotels, which are part of the group. The hotels affected will be Athlone Springs Hotel, the Castle Oaks House Hotel, Limerick and the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise. All three hotels were acquired by the Hotels group in 2018 and are being refurbished. The majority of the new jobs will be full-time roles. The jobs announcement has been welcomed by Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation. Só Hotels Group also comprises The Lough Rea Hotel and Spa, The Castletroy Park Hotel and The Charleville Park Hotel.