Neville brothers buy four star Portlaoise hotel

By Esther Hayden

Published 07/07/2015 | 00:00

Colm Neville.
Colm Neville.

The Neville brothers have expanded their hotel portfolio with the purchase of the four star Heritage Hotel in Portlaoise.

The 110 bedroom hotel currently employs 99 people on a full and part time basis.

Colm Neville, director of the Neville Family Hotel group said: 'We are pleased to add a midlands location to our expanding portfolio of hotels and we will bring our extensive range of group benefits to the property going forward.

The brand is extremely excited to purchase such an iconic and well established property as the Heritage Hotel. Even in the challenging period for the hospitality industry we see great potential for the group and are looking forward to working with the team at the Heritage Hotel.'

The hotel will add to the group's other hotels in Enniscorthy, Kilkenny and Dun Laoighaire.

Brothers Colm and Anthony Neville are also renovating the iconic Crown Bar in Wexford town which will be opened shortly.

The Substantial investment into the Crown Bar will see a newly created contemporary outdoor beer garden along with a modernised bar while preserved the charm and character of the pub.

The Crown Bar holds a lot of fond memories for many people in Wexford and has been profoundly missed since its closing over 3 years ago. The Neville brothers are extremely excited to revive such an iconic bar and will have an extensive offering of food as well as drink.

Wexford People

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