The Connacht Hospitality Group is a growing family business based in Galway City and compromises of three hotels. The Connacht Hotel, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019. HYDE Hotel, a stylish, 69-bedroom hotel located in the heart of Galway City. Residence Hotel, is a 20-bedroom boutique-style hotel located on Quay Street.

There are three licenced premises; the award-winning An Púcán located on Forster Street, the 1520 Bar located on Quay Street and the newly opened HYDE Bar on Forster Street. We also operate a 24-hour gym and leisure centre called Active 24 Fitness & Leisure.

Additionally, there is the stunning Galway Bay Golf Resort, WYLDE Café and Galway Hooker Brewery recently added to their portfolio.

New Addition

Galway Bay Golf Resort, an 18-hole championship golf course located just outside of Galway City. A winning blend of natural beauty and golfing adventure, the championship golf course is regarded among the very best golf courses in Ireland.

We are proud to employ over 400 staff in the city and pride ourselves on our passion for taking care of our team and in turn, our customers. This year, the Connacht Hotel is celebrating 50 years in business and is the foundation of The Connacht Hospitality Group. It originally opened as the “Galway Ryan Hotel” in 1969 with just 90 bedrooms.

Over the years, we are very proud to have been able to invest extensively in the property. This includes the addition of almost 300 bedrooms and apartments, our new meeting & conferencing facilities and the Active 24 Fitness and Leisure Centre. From there, the Connacht Hospitality Group was established and in 2014, An Púcán was opened on Forster Street. Residence Hotel and 1520 Bar opened in Spring 2017, followed quickly by the HYDE Hotel (formerly Forster Court Hotel) in July, HYDE Bar & Gin Parlour in May 2018, Galway Bay Golf Resort in November 2019 and most recently WYLDE Café and Galway Hooker Brewery in 2022.

It’s a very exciting time for us at The Connacht Hospitality Group, with our growing team and growing portfolio of businesses. If you are looking to work for a season or alternatively a career in hospitality, please review our open positions.