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Joe O'Flynn and Joanne Cronin
The Master's Apprentice RTÉ One, Tuesday, 7.00pm

Episode 2

Tuesday 31st March, 7.00pm

This week Joe O’Flynn Jnr. who runs Rathsallagh House and Golf Club in Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow is taking on an apprentice.

Joe is a respected master of hospitality, with very high standards a keen eye for detail and customer care. He and his family have brought their business to multi award winning status and Rathsallagh is today regarded as one of the finest County House Hotels in Ireland.

Joe’s Apprentice is 23 year-old Joanne Cronin from Killarney in County Kerry. Joanne has big ambitions to become the general manager of a hotel with a golf course. A fanatical and skilled golfer, who has represented Ireland and Munster underage, Joanne has been working as a hotel events co-ordinator but she is anxious to marry her passion for golf to her career in the hotel business. Running a business like Rathsallagh House and Golf Club is her dream job.

During her time at Rathsallagh Joe and his staff constantly present Joanne with challenges to see if she has what it takes to handle the realities of her dream job.

Can Joanne meet her masters standards and cater to the needs of a demanding group of special guests to the house, learn how to manage an extremely busy 18 hole championship golf course and organise, plan and run a day long golf outing for 150 guests?

Joanne Cronin
Joanne Cronin