The third annual Irish Hotel Awards was held on the 8th April 2019 in the Galmont Hotel in Galway City. Representatives from the hospitality industry across Ireland came together to celebrate the achievements of an ever-growing and thriving industry.
The team at The Galmont pulled out all the stops to deliver an unrivaled evening of fine dining, celebration, and craic. The event was hosted by celebrity Chef Adrian Martin who was on hand to present awards to the cream of the crop in the Irish Hotel industry. Amongst the Galway winners were The Forster Court Hotel which was named the best three-star hotel in Connacht and 1520 Bar in The Residence Hotel was named as the Best Hotel Bar in Connacht and also took the national crown of Best Hotel Bar in Ireland.
“We are thrilled to receive this recognition from the Irish Hotel Awards, it’s a reflection of the fantastic work by Barry Donovan and his team in The Forster Court Hotel and similarly James O’Neill and team in The Residence Hotel. We were delighted to be nominated given the calibre of Hotels in the region so these are awards we are truly proud of.”
Eveanna Ryan – Group Sales and Marketing Manager
Connacht Hospitality Group
The Forster Court Hotel is a 50 bedroom hotel in the East Village of Galway, open just under two years it has become very popular with guests due to its modern décor, friendly staff and fantastic location. The Forster Court Hotel is also home to one of Galway’s most popular bars Hyde Bar and Gin Parlour.
The Residence Hotel is a Boutique Hotel in the heart of the Latin Quarter. This super stylish hotel with funky room décor is a must stay when visiting Galway city. It is home to 1520 Bar which embraces all that is best about Galway with a warm welcome to visiting guests and locals alike. The welcoming interiors include plenty of corners and well-worn upholstery with an eclectic mix of portraits, posters and paraphernalia dotted throughout.