Meet The Team

John O'Grady

John is a graduate of the Shannon College of Hotel Management and has worked in the hospitality sector for over 30 years. John spent fifteen years as a General Manager and Regional Manager with the Dalata and Prem Group. He also spent time overseas with the Movenpick group in Switzerland, Trust House Forte in the UK and with the Shaw Park group in the Caribbean.

His key focus is on commercial management with specific emphasis on cost control, quality control and maximising EBITDA. John also holds a degree in Digital Marketing and Data Analytics, has previously worked in BER assessment and is passionate about integrating sustainable energy solutions to the hospitality sector.

Sean O'Mahony

Sean has been a Publican for over 20 years and is the proprietor of Faha Court Bar & Restaurant, in Killarney County Kerry. His broad experience of the hospitality business allowed him to bring a fresh ''boots on the ground approach'' to cost and management aspects of the sector.

Sean has also proved himself an innovator by introducing ‘Social Spin’ in the Kerry region with the support of the Diageo. Through Sean's vision and entrepreneurship, Licensed Premises of Ireland is positioned to accelerate the sector in maintaining it’s focus on prosperity, long term growth and fiscal certainty.