The Gal­way Hos­pi­tal­ity Ball at the Gal­mont Ho­tel & Spa

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Mem­bers of Gal­way’s hos­pi­tal­ity in­dus­try gath­ered in their fin­ery for the an­nual black tie Gal­way Hos­pi­tal­ity Ball, this year hon­our­ing John Crum­lish, CEO of the Gal­way In­ter­na­tional Arts Fes­ti­val for his con­tri­bu­tion to cul­tural tourism and the hos­pi­tal­ity sec­tors across the city and county. Gal­mont Ho­tel & Spa gen­eral manager Ste­fan Lund­strom wel­comed the 300 guests, in­clud­ing Gal­way In­ter­na­tional Arts Fes­ti­val artis­tic direc­tor Paul Fahy; the Ir­ish Ho­tels Fed­er­a­tion pres­i­dent Michael Len­non and chief ex­ec­u­tive Tim Fenn; Gal­way City Mayor Niall McNel­lis; and Cathaoir­leach of Gal­way County Coun­cil Seán Ó Tuairisg. At­ten­dees were wel­comed with prosecco and Jameson Cask­mates & ton­ics be­fore ev­ery­one sat down to a de­li­cious five-course feast cre­ated by some of Gal­way’s lead­ing chefs – in­clud­ing Glenlo Abbey’s Do­minique Ma­jecki, The Ardi­laun Ho­tel’s Ul­tan Cooke, the Gal­mont’s Adrian Bane, The g’ Ho­tel’s Ja­son O’Neill, and The Clay­ton Ho­tel’s Pa­trick Loewen – as a clos­ing cel­e­bra­tion of the suc­cess­ful Euro­pean Re­gion of Gas­tron­omy 2018.

Carly Zim­mer­man Joe and Aoife Ber­gin

Noel Caf­fer­key and Eveanna Ryan PHO­TO­GRAPHS BY MARTINA RE­GAN Bróna Mulqueen and Ais­linn O’Driscoll Roisin McGee and Pamela Tully Mar­garet Jenk­ins Michelle and An­drew Drys­dale

Michelle Glynn and El­iz­a­beth Fox Stephanie O’Toole and Ewa Sre­brzyńska

Hazel Hod­gins and Rachel Bar­rett Cather­ine Hes­sion and Stephen Finn

Martha Man­nion and Rose Finn

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