Chris Boland promoted to Deputy General Manager at Faithlegg

Thursday, April 04, 2024. 9:58am

Faithlegg in Co. Waterford, part of FBD Hotels & Resorts are delighted to announced the promotion of Chris Boland to Deputy General Manager at the stunning four-star country house.


Chris joined Faithlegg as Duty Manager in 2015 having always wanted to work in the popular 4 star hotel in Waterford. During his time Chris progressed to Food & Beverage Manager in 2018, followed by Operations Manager in 2022 and this year, Chris was promoted to Deputy General Manager working closely with General Manager Eddie Flynn.

Chris Boland

A Waterford native, Chris started his hospitality career when he was just 15, completing work experience followed by a summer job as porter at Dooley’s Hotel in Waterford city. From there Chris knew his career would be in hospitality, working hard to develop his career, taking on a variety of roles in the hotel, including waiter and bartender, where he was promoted to bar supervisor. During this time Chris completed a business degree in 2008 from South East Technology University (WIT) before returning to Dooley’s Hotel where he progressed to Bar Manager, progressing to Duty Manager in 2010 and then Food and Beverage Manager in 2013.

Chris Boland


Speaking about his new role, Chris shared ‘ I am very excited to start my new role within Faithlegg. It’s a fantastic opportunity for me and a role I have worked towards since I began my hospitality career. Faithlegg is a property I am very proud to work with and the Faithlegg family are a wonderful team to have around me. I look forward to welcoming our guests as Deputy General Manager this year and beyond.’


Situated amongst the luscious green countryside of Co. Waterford at the top of a charming winding road, Faithlegg, part of FBD Hotels & Resortshas everything – from luxury accommodation options, impressive food from talented Executive Chef Jenny Flynn, to tranquil treatment suites, an award-winning golf course and stunning woodland surroundings – recently named in the ‘Top 52 places to visit in 2024’ by the New York Times Faithlegg is a destination hotel that has it all in Waterford.


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