Head of Stadium Business
Mark has overall responsibility for Croke Park Meetings & Events, Premium, Suites and Match Day and Events Hospitality. He spearheaded the reimagining of Croke Park Meetings & Events and is proud to lead a team of 14 exceptional professionals here at our world class campus. However, he also likes to set high standards for himself and has completed dozens of marathons across Europe.
T: +353 1 8192370
Head of Sales
Sinéad hails from Mayo, which naturally means she’s a diehard Mayo GAA supporter. As she simply put it, she’s ‘living for the day Sam Maguire will come back West’. Sinéad is equally dedicated to ensuring that Croke Park Meetings & Event performs at a world-class standard. She has direct responsibility for the performance of the team and is integral in the meticulous planning behind the ongoing re-imagination of our key event spaces.
T: +353 1 819 2301
Sabrina has twelve years’ experience at Croke Park in events, customer service and sales. The role she enjoys most is building and nurturing strong relationships with clients – getting under the skin of the brief and truly going the extra mile to surprise and delight. Recently she returned to college to study digital marketing and when she’s not busy with all that she loves to play with her two adorable daughters.
T: +353 1 819 2316
Melissa joined the team as Event Manager and is a master of detail. She prides herself on thinking of solutions before people even know they need them. This was recognised at the Event Industry Awards 2016 with Melissa scooping the award for In-House Event Person of the Year! She is a fitness guru, with a mixed bag of Zumba, weight lifting and cycling on the go. Although she does have one weakness - Chocolate.
T: +353 1 819 2315
Gráinne Ní Ghiollagáin
Business Development Manager
Gráinne is our Business Development Manager focusing on the domestic and international association sector. She joined the team in 2016 and loves getting out and talking to international clients about our world-class, quintessentially Irish venue! Before coming to Croke Park, Gráinne qualified as a community pharmacist and still keeps in touch with that side of her career by occasionally helping out at her local pharmacy.
T: +353 1 819 2394
Catering Sales Manager
Sinéad has a degree in Hotel & Catering Management and works as our Catering Sales Manager. With experience in the Westbury and Westin hotels, Sinéad also worked in events in London for almost 6 years. She holds a level 2 qualification in wine and spirits and also has a keen interest in interior design as she’s doing up her own home!
T: +353 1 819 2953
Ciara has been with the team since 2014 and works across domestic and international agency, corporate and institutional business. She is responsible for responding to enquiries and contracting. Ciara was once a champion Irish dancer and admits she’s still partial to a few steps on the dance floor.
T: +353 1 865 8635
Gavin has played hurling all his life with Ballinteer St Johns in Dublin and although he never pulled on the blue jersey, he is still a big Dublin fan! Gavin has a Masters in Marketing and a Higher Diploma in International Business. Before joining the Croke Park team, Gavin worked in the Business Tourism unit in Fáilte Ireland. Aside from hurling and football, Gavin enjoys running, kayaking and cycling.
T: +353 1 819 2975
Prior to joining the team, Maeve worked in the events industry down under for a few years before returning home to county Laois. She gained valuable experience working on Tony Robbins events all across the southern hemisphere! A proud Laois woman and passionate about all things GAA, Maeve is also a champion Irish dancer and the current Laois Rose! And while we like to think of our team as family, for Maeve and first cousin Fionnuala, that’s an actual fact! They even started working in Croke Park on the same day!
T: +353 1 819 2361
Like Maeve, Fionnuala also worked in Australia for a couple of years in the area of media and events. Hailing from county Tyrone, she studied Communication, Advertising and Marketing at the University of Ulster and more recently went on to study Digital Marketing. An avid supporter of the red and white, Fionnuala is a foodie who will ensure your event catering at Croke Park is top notch. Weekends not spent at Croke Park Meetings & Events are devoted to supporting Tyrone and baking!
T: +353 1 819 2330
Event Facilities Executive
David has over 25 years hotel industry experience and works across events and facilities at Croke Park as the key point of contact between all parties to an event production. He is responsible for ensuring all areas, facilities, catering and AV are prepared to brief and is on hand for our clients every step of the way. Our multi-talented exec is an avid golfer enjoying a 13 handicap and an accomplished jazz musician.
T: +353 1 819 2332
A recent graduate of DCU where she studied for her Bachelor of Business Studies, Aisling has worked in Croke Park part time on match and event days for over 4 years as part of the Premium customer care team. In 2017 she brought her customer focus front of house to the role of Croke Park Receptionist where she offers a warm welcome and manages calls and enquiries. Aisling has a keen interest in fitness and is a regular gym goer. A Monaghan woman, she loves nothing more than going to games to get behind the team.
T: +353 1 819 2300