All Ireland Marketing Champion 2020

Supermac’s Pat McDonagh


Pat McDonagh is the Managing Director of Ireland’s most successful indigenous quick service family restaurant group, Supermac’s. With over 116 restaurants throughout the country, the company employs over 4,000 people nationally and has helped to establish up to 60 self-employed franchisees in their own successful businesses. The latest Supermac’s to open was Supermac’s Tallaght and The Portlaoise Plaza is due to open in May, 2020 with the creation on 120 jobs. Pat & his wife, Una, are the owners of the Só Hotel Group that includes the Castletroy Park Hotel in Limerick, the Loughrea Hotel & Spa, the Charleville Park Hotel in Cork, the Killeshin Hotel in Portlaoise, the Athlone Springs Hotel and the Castle Oaks House Hotel in Castleconnell. Pat was recently awarded the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Industry.