Brenda Murphy

Brenda joined Cliste in 2018 from the 5-star Castlemartyr Resort, where she was Director of Sales & Marketing for 4 years. Prior to that Brenda ran her own 70-seater restaurant for 6 years. In 2001, Brenda opened the Galway Radisson building it up to be one of the most successful hotels of its time with a turnover of €16M by 2006. Brenda commenced her career with Radisson Edwardian Hotels in London in 1991, before moving to Burlington Hotel Dublin, and opening the 5-Star Radisson St Helens Dublin in 1998.

Emer Hallahan

Emer joined Cliste Hospitality in June 2019 from the global e-commerce group, Yoox Net-A-Porter,  where as Group Digital Manager she led web, digital, and social media strategies, and managed teams across London and Milan. Prior to that, Emer spent over 6 years as Communications Project Manager at Kering, whose portfolio of global brands includes Gucci, YSL, Stella McCartney, and PUMA.  Emer previously commenced her marketing career as an intern at Vivienne Westwood.

Philip Kelly

Philip joined Cliste in 2023 as Group Marketing Account Manager, with an extensive wealth of marketing and commercial experience from his ten year tenure at Secret Escapes Group (Pigsback). Philip is no stranger to Cliste Hospitality, having initially commenced his career in Kilkenny Hibernian Hotel as duty manager. Philip is the dedicated Marketing Account Manager for some of our hotels and brands, as well as leading project management within Cliste Marketing Studio.

Mairead Hallahan

Mairead joined Cliste in 2019 as Group Marketing Manager. Mairead was previously E-commerce & Sales Executive at The Montenotte Hotel for 4 years and prior to that had held roles across Weddings, Sales, and Events, in Irish 4-star hotels. Mairead holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Digital Marketing from MTU and a Bachelor of Business Studies in International Hotel Management from Shannon College of Hotel Management.

Julie Hayes

Joining Cliste Hospitality in 2023, as Group E-commerce Manager, Julie holds a wealth of expertise in all things online from her previous role leading digital marketing at Press Up Hospitality Group. Julie leads the Digital Team within Cliste Marketing Studio, focused on growth of our Online Direct Revenues, Search Engine Marketing (Google Ads, Bing Ads), SEO, Social Media, plus Website Development and Management.


Amy Quilter

Amy’s primary role is to drive, manage and co-ordinate all marketing strategies & campaigns for our four Radisson Hotels in Cork, Athlone, Limerick & Sligo along with Hillgrove Hotel & Spa, Monaghan and new acquisitions/projects as well as executing our marketing strategy. With over 13 years’ experience in sales, marketing & business development with the teams across our hotel group, The Flynn Hotel Group and various roles in marketing agencies, Amy brings a wealth of experience and creativity to the team. Amy graduated from Munster Technology University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Studies & Marketing and followed on with a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the University of Galway.

Emma Smyth

Emma joined Cliste Hospitality in January 2022, with over 7 years of experience in developing and implementing social media strategies. Emma previously ran her own Social Media & Brand Consultancy, developing TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter marketing for hospitality businesses. Emma holds both a Masters of Science in Interactive Media and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from University College Cork.

Samantha King

Samantha King began her role as Website and Digital Executive at Cliste Hospitality in June 2022. Prior to joining Cliste, Samantha was Digital Strategist at Blue Magnet, South Africa’s leading SEO agency, for 5 years and Account Manager at One Thread Advertising for 6 years. Samantha has over 14 years of experience in SEO, website development, UX, and digital marketing.

David Flanagan

David Flanagan began as Senior Graphic Designer at Cliste Hospitality in April 2021. With over a decade of experience in graphic design, working both in-house and in agency, for brands including Laya Healthcare, Dairygold, Green Saffron, Rachel Allen, and The Barry Group. David has a wealth of experience across video, motion design, illustration, web design, print and brand development.

Ellen O’Leary

Ellen joined Cliste Hospitality as a Graphic Designer in December 2019. Ellen brings a wealth of design knowledge to her role with over 6 years of experience in branding, print, digital, and motion design. Previously, Ellen worked as an in-house Graphic Designer for the Institute of International and European Affairs, where her team was involved in designing for conferences, research reports, publications, and social media.