MEET THE IRISH NATIONAL HERITAGE PARK TEAM

Bernie Rath

Head of Finance and Operations

How long have you worked in the park?
20 years

What is your favourite place in the park?
Crannog

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
Lyons Tea Bags
Water
“Architectural Masterpieces” by Chris

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“Well, nobody’s perfect”

Carol Murphy

Housekeeping

How long have you worked in the park?
4 years

What is your favourite place in the park?
Round tower

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
Bug spray
A flashlight
A hammock

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don’t have money, but what I do have are a very particular set of skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. If you let my daughter go now, that will be the end of it”

Catherine Creane

Restaurant

How long have you worked in the park?
8 years and loving it

What is your favourite place in the park?
Round tower

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
A hammock
Sunblock
A flashlight

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“I will be back”

Derek O’Brien

Tour guide

How long have you worked in the park?
3 years

What is your favourite place in the park?
Prehistoric Ireland

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
My Wife
Oxford handbook of World History
Endless supply of tea bags (Barry’s of course)

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything”

Emma Rath

Restaurant

How long have you worked in the park?
7 years

What is your favourite place in the park?
Fairy Glade

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
Phone
Books
Hurl

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“How lucky we are to be alive right now!”

Jim O’Connor

Falconer

How long have you worked in the park?
4 years

What is your favourite place in the park?
The falconry centre

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
A box of matches
Sun tan lotion
Daniel O’Donnell

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“My name is Jim but most people call me Jim”

Leslie Nyamukapa

Kitchen Porter

How long have you worked in the park?
4 years

What is your favourite place in the park?
Round Tower

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
Solar powered radio
Lighter
Grape seed

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“Houston, we have a problem”

Marguerite Keeling

Front Desk

How long have you worked in the park?
3 years

What is your favourite place in the park?
The Medieval Ringfort

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
Wine
Chocolate
Phone

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“Nobody puts baby in the corner”

Micheál óg O’fíach

Maintenance Team

How long have you worked in the park?
4 years

What is your favourite place in the park?
Nature trail

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
Hurl
Slíotar
My dog (to bring the slíotar to me)

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“My bad, I was sending a tweet”

Miley Roche

Kitchen Porter

How long have you worked in the park?
19 Years

What is your favourite place in the park?
Beside Catherine

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
Reading Glasses
Box of Matches
6 Pack

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“No need for me to be here today”

Peig O’Sullivan

Restaurant

How long have you worked in the park?
3 years

What is your favourite place in the park?
Prehistoric ireland

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
Speaker
Lifetime supply of M&Ms and chicken fillet rolls
Catherine

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”

Riccardo Forte

Restaurant manager

How long have you worked in the park?
2nd year

What is your favourite place in the park?
The Ringfort

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
A plant
An Ipad (Solar)
A Knife (Machette)

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“you’re gonna need a bigger boat”

Robert Laffan

Tour Guide

How long have you worked in the park?
2 years

What is your favourite place in the park?
The Medieval Ringfort

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
A lifetime supply of various alcohol products
Guitar (electric if possible)
Scarlett Johannson

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“I’ve got a bad feeling about this”

Savetuca Borhan

Restaurant

How long have you worked in the park?
6 years

What is your favourite place in the park?
Viking site

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
Books
Coffee
My son

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“If one day the speed kills me, do not cry because I was smiling”

Tony Stafford

Maintenance Team

How long have you worked in the park?
6 years

What is your favourite place in the park?
The Viking boatyard

What 3 things would you bring with you to a deserted island?
Cold beers
Johnny Cash’s Greatest hits
All the lads from work

What is your favourite line from a movie or song?
“The first time I saw Andy Dufresne…”