Our General Manager here at The Nest is Keith Kissane. He is no stranger to the Hospitality industry here in Salthill having spent his summers working front of house in his family’s Hotel, the renowned Hotel Sacre Coeur.
Upon finishing his studies in Hotel management Keith went on to travel the world and work in a range of areas of the hospitality industry. From a Michelin Star Restaurant in Frances Dordogne Region to catering for the rich and famous in the world famous ‘Hamptons’, long Island, New York. On returning from his travels Keith took up position in U2’s Clarence Hotel as their Conference and Banqueting manager where he experienced the world of celebrity entertainment, hospitality and catering.
After his time in the Clarence, Keith went down a different career path and began studying a trade in the Heating and Plumbing sector. Soon after qualifying he opened his own business in 2007 where he weathered the recession running a very successful outfit, training apprentices, creating employment and developing extensive knowledge of all areas of the construction industry. Combining all these qualifications, Keith has been involved from the beginning in bringing The Nest from concept to reality. He has worked hand in hand with the owners Lorna and Steve Mayne in the development of a product that ensures uniqueness, comfort and an all round relaxing environment for all its guests, rebooting his family’s heritage in creating a welcoming home from home here in Salthill.