Ireland Franchise Case Studies Archive
Belfast, Jim Andrew, TaxAssist Accountants franchisee
Louise Devenney, Letterkenny, the streat franchisee
Aidan Sheedy, Mallow,
Founded in 1980 by Martin McMahon and Donal Healy, Munster Tool Co imports and distributes high quality, specialised tools to the automotive industry across Ireland. In 2004 they embarked on a project to create a sustainable network of franchise businesses to serve customers nationwide under the advice and guidance of Eamon Curtin of HJM Business Development.
Bob McCarthy, Cork,
"I had a very strong desire to run my own business. I had tried my hand by buying into a non-franchise business but found that being a part owner wasn’t for me. I decided that franchising offered a time-proven process to complement my desire was the way to go."
Pat Blake, North and South Dublin and Kildare, Card Connection franchisee
Donnchadh McGinn, County Kildare,
Donnchadh McGinn, the owner of 3 Chem-Dry franchises in Kildare, was named as Franchisee of the year, in the service category, at the Irish Franchise awards 2007. In January 2006 Donnchadh bought his first franchise in County Kildare where he very quickly established it as one of the top revenue producing units in the system.