Ballymahon woman lands top job at €233m Center Parcs Longford Forest resort

Longford Leader Reporter


Longford Leader Reporter


A Ballymahon woman has been named as a key member of the Center Parcs Ireland management team.

Lorraine Danaher has landed the role of HR Manager at the €233m Center Parcs Longford Forest resort which is set to open later this year and attract hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers to the midlands.

The news comes as Center Parcs announced their entire senior management team with the final two members appointed in recent weeks.

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The Center Parcs Longford Forest management team is: Olwyn Hughes, Service Delivery Manager (Roscommon); Jonathan Latimer, Finance Manager (Cavan); Mike Ahern, Accommodation Services Manager (Cork); Lorraine Danaher, HR Manager (Ballymahon, Longford); Dave McCourt, Technical Services Manager (Athlone, Westmeath); Céline Bowyer, Leisure Services Manager (Offaly); and Gavin Reilly, Food and Beverage and Retail Manager who has moved to Longford from Whinfell Forest under the leadership of General Manager, Daragh Feighery (Kildare).

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Center Parcs has began their main recruitment drive as they intend to recruit approximately 1,000 members of staff before the forest resort opens this summer.

The build of Center Parcs Longford Forest is progressing on schedule and the forest resort is expected to open in summer 2019. Anyone interested in applying for a role with Center Parcs Longford Forest they should sign up for job alerts at

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