Athlone Springs Hotel investment
The new owners of The Athlone Springs are planning to invest €1.5m into upgrading the hotel which was sold as a going concern last August.
Pat McDonagh, founder and CEO of Supermac’s, and his wife Una snapped up the four-star hotel in the region of €4m.
It added to the SÓ Hotel group portfolio which includes Galway’s Lough Rea Hotel and Spa, Limerick’s Castletroy Park Hotel, the Killeshin Hotel in Portlaoise and the Charleville Park Hotel in Cork.
Opened in July 2007, the hotel is located just off the M6 Dublin-to-Galway road, employs around 100 people in the Midlands region.
Mr McDonagh said the development has “gotten a bit tired” but modernisation plans “from the ballroom to the bedrooms to the leisure centre” will secure existing jobs at the site.
23 Jan 2019