King of the Castle

Mark Nolan loves his job and, whether he’s serving up breakfast to customers or wheeling and dealing with top executives, hotel life is his passion.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
14th March, 2009

Mark Nolan has an enviably short commute to work - he jumps into a golf buggy and drives from his home on the 14th fairway to the entrance of Dromoland Castle, ‘‘Bad traffic and it’s three minutes, but if I get a clear run, it takes me two minutes,” said Nolan, who has worked at the five-star hotel in Co Clare for 20 years. These days, he is managing director of the Dromoland Collection, which...

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