Sara Dolan Appointed Commercial Director
23rd May 2022
Mount Congreve Gardens and Waterford Treasures Museums are delighted to announce the appointment of Sara Dolan as its new Commercial Director. In this newly created position, Sara will play a pivotal role in delivering on the tourism attractions’ growth agenda, ensuring the continued delivery of world-class visitor experiences while working alongside the attractions management teams to further elevate Waterford’s position on the domestic and global tourism map.
Sara Dolan returns to her native county to take up the position of Commercial Director bringing tremendous global experience in the luxury hospitality industry and is excited to apply her expertise, passion and customer-obsessed culture to promote Waterford for both brands.
Speaking of her appointment Sara says, “I’m delighted to be joining Mount Congreve Gardens and Waterford Treasures Museums. It’s a very exciting time for both brands with two new museums having just opened at Waterford Treasures and works ongoing for a new visitor experience to open at Mount Congreve Gardens in the early autumn.
“I am very much looking forward to working with the team at both brands and further enhancing the visitor experiences at each along with building upon the profile of both attractions at an international level.”
Originally from Ardmore in County Waterford Sara has travelled the world working in the luxury hospitality industry. She has a strong track record in the industry with over 20 years of experience in tourism. She has worked with Keller Travel which has a range of four and five-star luxury camping resorts in France, Italy and Spain and she has spent the last 8 years working with the CLIFF Hotels Group and has just departed her role as Group Director of Marketing to take up her new role.
The collection of Waterford Treasures Museums includes The Bishop’s Palace, National Museum of Time, The Irish Silver Museum, Medieval Museum, Reginald’s Tower and The Viking Experience. The 70-acre Mount Congreve Gardens are currently undergoing extensive re-development works and a brand new visitor experience is set to be unveiled there, later this year.