Chamber Members Indulge in the Monart Experience

Jim O'Shea Karl Fitxpatrick Liam Griffin (3)The third in the series of six Business Networking Lunches, in association with AIB Bank Wexford, took place recently in the stunning and unique Monart Destination Spa.  Over 30 guests enjoyed a scrumptious 3 course meal, showcasing the very best of Wexford produce.

Opening the event, Jim O’Shea, Manager of AIB Bank Wexford commented, “On behalf of AIB Bank I am delighted to welcome you all here today to one of the world’s leading spa destinations for the third event in the AIB Business Networking Lunch Series for 2016. From our own perspective AIB is fully committed to supporting business in County Wexford and we are proud to partner with Wexford Chamber for these networking occasions.”

An indigenous family business for four generations since its establishment in 1960, The Grifffin Group has an impressive CV.  Led by Liam Griffin, the Griffin Hotel Group operates the five-star Monart Destination Spa and the four-star Ferrycarrig Hotel in Wexford, together with the four-star Hotel Kilkenny.  Located in The Still, Enniscorthy, Monart Destination Spa opened its doors in 2005 as an adult’s only environment and was recently named in the Top 3 Spa Resorts in the world by Conde Nast Traveller.

Speaking proudly of what the Griffin Group have achieved, Liam Griffin said, “We tried to develop a very unique product in keeping with the environs in Monart but above all, the passion and commitment of our staff is testament to our success. Our employees pride themselves in providing the very best in class products with unbeatable customer service standards, one of the greatest keys to long term business success.  We started from humble beginnings with a team of just 4 professionals and have since grown to 400 employees. “

 Also speaking at the event Karl Fitzpatrick, President of Wexford Chamber, thanked Liam Griffin for a very insightful presentation and he also sincerely thanked AIB for sponsoring this series of lunches. “There is no doubt that The Griffin Group have been an integral part of the business community in Wexford since the 1960’s. A major employer in both Wexford and across the South East, I would like to commend The Griffin family on their tremendous success and congratulate them on flying the Wexford flag on both a national and international stage with their market leading enterprise at Monart.”

Tracey Morgan, Office & Events Manager at Wexford Chamber, together with Jim O’Shea of AIB presented Mr Griffin with a small gift in appreciation of his hospitality at this Business Networking Lunch.

The next lunch in the series will resume on Friday 23rd September.

For further information please contact Wexford Chamber on 053 91 22226 or email