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Come work + live in Westport, Co Mayo

Come work + live in Westport, Co Mayo

Come work and live in Westport, Co Mayo, Ireland. 

Why now?

People are talking about Ireland for all the right reasons at the moment. With one of the fastest growing economies in Europe, lots of job opportunities in the hospitality industry and an enduring appeal as a great place to live and work, we think it’s time to consider coming home.
And if you’ve never worked in Ireland before and would love a change of focus for your career and life ambitions, we’d like to talk to you too!
We are looking for chefs in particular, so this might be right up your street..

Why Knockranny House Hotel + Spa?

Knockranny House Hotel & Spa is set in secluded grounds on a hillside overlooking the picturesque town of Westport, with breathtaking views of Croagh Patrick and Clew Bay’s islands to the west and the Nephin Mountains to the north.  

Acknowledged as one of the finest hotels in Ireland having achieved the prestigious award of AA Hotel of the Year.. 
We’re looking for chefs to work alongside highly talented and vastly experienced Executive Head Chef, Seamus Commons. 
Having spent years in some of the country’s finest kitchens, Mayo native Seamus has earned regular culinary awards for Knockranny House Hotel, not least among them 2 AA Rosettes for culinary excellence. Now considered a gourmet destination among its other draws, Seamus’s outside the box thinking has helped to put La Fougère restaurant on the ‘foodie’ map with his regularly themed events which have included seafood and shellfish weekends, gourmet game weekends and vegetarian weekends, as well as his regular complex and exhilarating tasting menus. 

Why Westport and Mayo?

Mayo and Westport in particular, gives you so much more…

Stunning natural beauty… Westport voted by the national newspaper of record as “The Best Place to Live in Ireland”… vibrant urban centre and a quality of life unmatched in most of the country, Mayo offers so much… Some of the best surfing beaches in Ireland.. the longest coastline in Ireland leading to a vibrant watersport scene..
An international airport, excellent schools, an established third level college all contribute to a whole family life. Not to mention tourist attractions like the world-famous Croagh Patrick, which attracts one million visitors a year from all over the world.

Mayo: quality of life is part of what we are..

Quality of life is a matter of pride in Mayo. It stems from a variety of factors:
clean green environment
beautiful landscapes
excellent primary and secondary schools
innovative third-level courses
excellent recreation amenities including skateboard parks, greenway walk and cycle routes and many more…
internationally-significant heritage sites
Many Blue Flag beaches renowned for superior water quality and beach cleanliness. 
wide range of outdoor pursuits 
strong local communities
active arts scene
competitively-priced housing and rental accommodation market. 
 
"I was drawn to Westport because I love the mountains and the sea. What I did not realise when
I came, is that others of like mind would be drawn here too and that I would find not just a place but a community in which I felt 'home'"
Cillian Ó Móráin, Mescan Brewery

What next?

We’d love to talk to you if a move to Ireland interests you. We can fill you in on job opportunities and the way of life in Westport, Co Mayo. 
Please email suzanne@khh.ie  for further information..

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