Meet The Wedding Team

Kevin Kenny

Deputy General Manager

Having worked at Castle Leslie Estate since 2008, Kevin is a warm and friendly member of the team and a master at multi-tasking! He has a passion for ensuring the total wellbeing and satisfaction of his wedding couples. He is understanding and truly empathetic to the needs of his couples with a special mission to deliver exceptional service and long lasting memories.


Philip Brazil

Executive Head Chef

Philip combines years of 5 star experience and personal passion for food to create some of the most wonderful wedding menus. Philip and his team of chefs cater for all of their wedding couples with style and a warm smile!


Karen Orbay

Sales Manager

Karen joined the Estate in 2008 and has an honours degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management. She has extensive experience in events, sales, food and beverage and front office. She has meticulous attention to detail and has a very friendly and personal approach. Her goal is to deliver an unforgettable wedding experience for all her couples.


Helen McManus

Events Manager

Having joined Castle Leslie Estate in September 2013, Helen's wealth of experience in the events industry in Ireland has brought a wonderful energy to the team. She is passionate about creating inspirational events and feels that there is nowhere better to deliver this than at Castle Leslie Estate. Helen aims to ensure the journey of planning and experiencing an event at Castle Leslie Estate is collaborative, fun, straight forward and unforgettable.


Roisin Devine

Senior Events Co-ordinator

Roisin joined the team in 2014. She has worked closely with wedding couples for many years and has a wealth of experience in both Banqueting Management and Event Co-ordination. She prides herself in providing a stress free experience for all her couples and her passion is joining you in the build up to your special day that can only be delivered in our unique and truly exceptional manner.


John Mathews

Assistant Food & Beverage Manager

John has worked in the area of hospitality all of his professional career, working in his families business before joining Castle Leslie Estate in 2016 as Assistant Food and Beverage Manager. John prides himself on his attention to detail and the quality of service he delivers to each and every wedding guest on the estate.


Jovita Raibiene

Assistant Reservations Manager

Jovita joined Castle Leslie Estate in 2007 and has been our Assistant Reservations Manager since 2015. Jovita is responsible for co-ordinating the entire accommodation requirements for our wedding couples. She has a wealth of experience in customer service, is multi-lingual and an integral part of the Castle Leslie Estate team.


Joan Sharkey

Senior Events Co-ordinator

Joan’s wealth of experience, over 24 years working in the hospitality industry makes her an amazing asset to Castle Leslie Estate. She knows better than most about what makes a wedding day at Castle Leslie Estate unforgettable, having celebrated her own wedding here some years ago. Joan thoroughly enjoys working with couples to create amazing experiences and her warmth and charm always puts everyone at ease!


Louise McKenna

Sales Executive

Louise is the newest member of our team, joining in October 2017. Louise prides herself on creating weddings that leave lasting memories. One of her favourite parts of her job is developing amazing professional relationships with her bridal couples and then seeing their dream become a reality on the day.


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