Galway Chamber are thrilled to confirm the return of our Christmas Business Lunch, sponsored by KPMG.
Date: Friday 13th December
Time: 12.30pm. Starting with a festive mulled wine reception.
Venue: The Hardiman Hotel, Eyre Square.
Kindly sponsored by KPMG.
Guest speaker: Mr Cathal Hughes.
Cathal Hughes is Chairman of the Hughes Group, which includes Portwest, Hotel Westport and Westport House.
The Group, which is Headquartered in Westport, is owned by the Hughes family and is run by Cathal together with his brothers, Harry and Owen. In addition to the hotel and leisure operations in Westport, it has a retail presence in Ireland, with the principal activity of the group being the design, manufacture and distribution of protective clothing and associated protective equipment. Portwest trades in 130 countries and employs over 4,500 people worldwide.
Over the years, Cathal has also been a prolific charity campaigner and was named the 2019 Mayo Person of the Year by Mayo Association Dublin in recognition of his business and charitable activities. Cathal was one of the original founders of The Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation, was chairperson of the Foundation at the critical time of its inception and is currently co-patron alongside former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese.