Niall Rochford Headshot

A team that cares

"At Ashford Castle, we are truly a team that cares for one another, and it is my privilege to lead such a group of talented and inspiring hospitality professionals. Together with the Tollman family, it is our aim to support and guide everyone who joins our team, ensuring that each and every person’s wellbeing is our priority. Please do not hesitate to contact me directly to find out more about joining our team."

Niall Rochford

Managing Director of The Ashford Estate

Begin your career

Please browse our current vacancies below or send your CV directly to 

Hear from our team

Meet Shane Kerrigan our Concierge Supervisor and Jenny Gavin our Spa Supervisor.

Benefits of working for the Ashford Estate

Complimentary meals on duty

Discounted rates with The Red Carnation Hotel Collection & The Travel Corporation

Friends and family rates for Ashford Castle and The Lodge at Ashford Castle

Discounted rates with many local businesses and third-party service providers

Discounted rates with Ashford Outdoors

Complimentary uniforms and dry cleaning service provided

Heavily subsidised accommodation (subject to availability)

Professional training and development opportunities

Well established rewards and recognition programme

Refer a friend bonus

Employee assistance programme

Complimentary eye tests and contributions towards glasses

Wellbeing committee

Sports and social committee

Flexible days and working hours

Paid sick leave

Cycle to work scheme

Two paid volunteer days each year

Love what you do

Meet Paige Moore our Chef De Partie and Nathan Gillespie our Demi Chef De Rang.

Paula Stakelum in kitchen preparing pastries

Progression & opportunities

Our positions have excellent progression opportunities within the renowned Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a company providing the perfect opportunity to those who are looking for an exciting career and job security within the hotel industry.

A lifelong career

Meet Anne-Marie Murphy our Financial Controller.

A place to learn

Meet Liam Finnegan, our Executive Chef and Charlie Watson, our Head Chef.

Develop your passion

Meet Andrew Ryan, our Executive Pastry Chef and Paige Moore, our Pastry Sous Chef.

The most incredible place

Meet Laura Jamieson our Guest Services Manager