McGrath Coaches

Moving with the times

McGrath Coaches is one of the premier coach hire companies in the west of Ireland and one of the reasons for this is their willingness to invest in the business and move with the times.



The best quality replacement tyres
Looking for the most reliable and cost-effective replacement tyres available in the market today? Look no further than Alphabella Ltd because the fledgling family-run business can save you money while not compromising on quality.


The voice of Ballinlough
It is fair to say that the haulage industry is a male dominated sector, but the trend of women becoming involved in this area has certainly being growing in recent years.


Bulk Haulage firm makes the switch to BFGoodrich Tyres
Family run bulk haulage firm S&J Transport is adopting a 100 per cent BFGoodrich tyre policy across its fleet of rigid and articulated tippers.


New Mercedes-Benz Actros arrives in Ireland
The new Mercedes-Benz Actros – latest version of what is one of the most successful trucks ever to run on Irish roads – has been launched in Ireland.


Mercedes-Benz vans go electric
Mercedes-Benz has brought electric drive to its van fleet with the arrival here of their new mid-size eVito van.


Southeast CPC pass the test with flying colours
Southeast CPC will celebrate 10 years in business this November and they have many strings to their bow when it comes to road transport training, compliance and engineering.


No.1 for seafood groupage between Ireland and Scotland
Since its genesis in 1988, McElchar International Transport Ltd. has earned an unrivalled reputation as leaders in seafood groupage between Ireland and Scotland.


Specto forge new partnership with Houghton Parkhouse
Specto are the new sole agents for Houghton Parkhouse in the Republic of Ireland, having held a successful Open Day at their impressive facility near Fermoy, Co. Cork on Saturday, March 9 last.


Stunning fleet, stellar service
For a quarter of a century, Jas McCarthy Transport have been providing exceptional haulage services from their base in Carrigtwohill, County Cork, using a magnificent fleet of trucks and trailers, which is regularly replenished.


Lavery Transport celebrates 35 years in business
Based in Portadown, Co. Armagh, Lavery Transport Ltd has been a leading provider of road haulage and distribution solutions throughout Ireland and the UK for 35 years. Emma Lavery explains more about the successful family-run business.


No.1 in Munster for truck and trailer diagnostics, repairs and maintenance
From their Cork base, Jay Commercials Ltd. – renowned far and wide as braking systems specialists – provide commercial vehicle owners and operators throughout Munster with unrivalled fleet maintenance and repair services.


Loughran Commercials: The Adblue specialists
Diesel engines are now required to meet tough NOx standards to help control air pollution.


Fercam continues with Krone
Innovative solutions, quality, intermodality and reliability are the distinctive criteria in the selection of semi-trailers for the Italian logistics company Fercam.


2019 Tipperary Truck Show will be the biggest and best yet
An integral part of the Dualla Show, this year’s Tipperary Truck Show promises to bigger and better than ever before.


Proudfoot Motors set the standard for over 50 years
They say success in business can be gauged by longevity and to this end, Proudfoot Motors are certainly up there with the best when it comes to providing loyal and efficient service to their long standing customer base.


Catering for all your advertising needs
Based in Co Leitrim, Sign Warehouse has enjoyed a steady rise since becoming a limited company some 13 years ago with clients all around the country.


Premier air freight haulage solutions
Specialising in air freight haulage, Jaylyn Transport is an exceptional family-run business that has been going strong since 2006.


99 not out for Halpenny Travel
Coming up on 100 years in business, Halpenny Travel in Blackrock, Co. Louth is one of the oldest and most-respected private luxury coach operators in Ireland.


Dysart Motors wins major award
There were jubilant scenes at the 2019 SIMI Irish Motor Industry Awards which were held in the Clayton Hotel, Ballsbridge on Thursday, February 21 last when Dysart Motors (Dysart Breakdown Recovery Repairs Ltd) was named Vehicle Recovery Operator of the Year.


Diversity is key to Fingal Transport Services Ltd success
The ability to provide a wide range of services within your chosen industry can certainly play a major part in the success of any business.


Volvo Trucks are going underground with the Irish Salt Miners
Kilroot, Northern Ireland-based, Irish Salt Mining & Exploration Co. Ltd has put two Volvo FMX 6x6 rigids into operation, where the trucks will operate almost exclusively 460 metres underground in in the company’s salt mine.


A special addition to the JD fleet
In his capacity as the founder and proprietor of JD’s Recovery Ltd., John Dalton has commissioned and purchased a lot of exceptional vehicles down through the years.


Professional, modern freight forwarding, warehousing and haulage solutions
This year marks the 30th year in business for National Seaways Freight Ltd., one of the largest independent, Irish-owned freight forwarding companies in Ireland.


Encirc still a glass act
Now operating with 34 trucks from its base in Derrylin, Co Fermanagh, Encirc Glass continues to be the only company to offer a full service throughout the supply chain, saving time, money and effort.