The Sunday Interview: Paul Heery, chief executive of The K Club

New K Club chief executive started his hospitality career collecting glasses in his dad’s pub in Drogheda. After a few high-profile stops along the way, including Gleneagles and Adare Manor, he now has his sights set on making the Co Kildare resort as welcoming as possible

Paul Heery: ‘Gleneagles in Scotland is what The K Club could be – a place for people of all ages to visit, somewhere they can relax, have fun and feel really at home.’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

In brief:

Name and role: Paul Heery, chief executive, The K Club, Straffan, Co Kildare

Age: 44

Lives: shortly moving to Malahide in Co Dublin from Limerick

Family: wife Brónagh and two kids, Jack, 8, and Éabha, 5

My working day: It’s slightly varied at present due to Covid, however, I’m typically up around 7.01 as my son, Jack, is like clockwork. Breakfast with the kids is always a treat. We have several projects going ...