Great Southern Killarney Announces Jamie Power as New General Manager

Wednesday, March 27, 2024. 1:22pm

Great Southern Killarney

Exciting times at Great Southern Killarney with the appointment of new General Manager, Jamie Power. Having previously enjoyed stints in a number of leading Irish and international properties, including the Waldorf Astoria New York, River Lee Hotel Cork and most recently in the role of Director of Operations at Mount Juliet in Kilkenny, Jamie brings with him over 15 years in the luxury hospitality industry.

His appointment comes at an exciting time for Great Southern, following their recent win at the Gold Medal Awards and as they continue their 170th anniversary celebrations.

Great Southern Killarney Announces Jamie Power as New General Manager

Speaking on his new role at Great Southern, Jamie Power said, ‘I am thrilled to join the team here in Killarney. The Great Southern name is synonymous with hospitality, and I look forward to carrying on this legacy while adding my own stamp as we look to continue to offer the exceptional experience our guests have come to expect throughout the years. It’s an incredibly exciting time to join Great Southern as the Scally Family have some very exciting plans for the hotel in the coming months and years’.

On his move to Killarney from Waterford, ‘Growing up I would have regularly visited and stayed in Killarney and Kerry, and briefly lived in the area during my college studies, so I’m delighted to have made the move. I’m a keen runner and hiker as well, so I’m looking forward to exploring everything Killarney has to offer!’


Speaking on the appointment, the Managing Director of the Hayfield Family Collection, which boasts the 5-Star Hayfield Manor in Cork as well as Great Southern and Killarney Royal, Michael Jacobi said, ‘We are excited to welcome Jamie to Killarney and the team at Great Southern. He brings with him a wealth of experience in the high-end hospitality industry, both in Ireland and abroad, and is a wonderful addition as we plan for an incredibly exciting chapter in the hotel’s history during its 170th anniversary and in the months and years ahead. We wish Jamie every success in his new role.’


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