Wednesday October 28, 2020

McGettigan on the move

After his €13 million refurbishment of the North Star hotel in Dublin, Brian McGettigan is ready for the big time, writes Philip Connolly.

15th June, 2013
Brian McGettigan, owner of The North Star hotel: 'There is value in buying hotels now if you can get the right property.' Photo: Tony O'Shea

The McGettigan family is looking to expand its hotel business in Ireland after completing a €13 million refurbishment of Dublin's North Star hotel.

A new restaurant, McGettigan's Cookhouse, has just opened in the hotel, completing a major overhaul of the Amiens Street property and upgrading it from three to four-star standard. Brian McGettigan, who bought the hotel in 2004, said the design of McGettigan's is based on a series of four successful Irish gastro-bars which...

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