Thursday 12 December 2019

Conor O'Neill appointed the new General Manager of Limerick Racecourse

Conor O'Neill has been named as the new General Manager of Limerick Racecourse.

Conor has an extensive background in the horse racing industry and he joins Limerick Racecourse from his current position as on-course operations manager at Ladbrokes Plc.

He has also gained many years of experience from his previous roles in Punchestown Racecourse, Chronicle Bookmakers and Horse Racing Ireland.

Speaking on his new appointment Conor said: “It’s a fantastic opportunity and I’m delighted to be appointed as the General Manager of Limerick Racecourse. I’m really looking forward to working with the Board of Directors and the team in Limerick to progress and drive the business forward. It is certainly exciting times ahead.”

Conor will take over the position from his predecessor Russell Ferris who has held the role since January 2009. Russell vacated the role earlier this year to take up a new position as Director Ireland of At the Races.

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