Meet the Harbourmaster Team

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The Harbourmaster Bar and Restaurant is owned by Seán Doyle of the Seán Doyle Group, Gorey, Co. Wexford. Seán has assembled a strong team of business, culinary and hospitality professionals led by General Manager Rory Killeen, Assistant Manager Graham O’Connor and Head Chef Jay Ciochina.

Our highly trained waiting and bar staff, mixologist and baristas contribute to the smooth, speedy and professional daily running of the Harbourmaster, ensuring a friendly and enjoyable experience every time!

Seán’s dedication to the success of the Harbourmaster Bar and Restaurant has ensured its constant movement with the times, with contemporary interior design rejuvenation, refreshed food and drink menus and regular in-house entertainment – ensuring a sleek, energetic and friendly vibe!

Above all else here at the Harbourmaster we take pride in giving the best of customer service and hugely value our regular and loyal customers. We have developed a reward system to show our appreciated to our regulars!

Seán Doyle


Multi-business owner Seán Doyle is owner and managing director of several successful hospitality venues throughout the country. Seán has been hugely involved in the running of the Harbourmaster since May 2010 and continues to play a leading role in its development.

Rory Killeen
General Manager

Phone: 087 054 1674

With a diploma in Hotel Management and 20 years of Bar and Restaurant experience behind him, Rory has been the bones of the operation here at the Harbourmaster for the last 7 years.

Jay Ciochina
Head Chef

Phone: 01 670 1688

Head Chef Jay has been the talent and expertise behind our menus since February 2023. After his Advanced Degree in Culinary Arts in London, he spent the next two years travelling around the world and experimenting with many different cuisines in Michelin-starred restaurants, hotels, event venues and cruise ships. Jay’s plates are the right mix between fresh and tasty flavours and healthy portions for a satisfying and fulfilling food experience.

Maria Browne
Marketing & Sales Manager

Phone: 086 142 8280

Maria joined the team in November of 2016, returning from Canada where she spent over 3 years working in Marketing & Events for Canada’s leading university, the University of British Columbia, gaining invaluable international marketing and events, along with administration and office managerial experience. Maria has over 6 years of sales and advertising experience working for both Channel 4 and TV3 Television stations.