US Hardware at its Coolest

In 2014, The Hardware Journal talked to ‘rock star’ Ace Hardware retailer, Gina Schaefer, (July/August issue), who...

A family story of success

Hennessy’s of Blessington marks 100 colourful years as a family-run independent business in its Wicklow hometown. The owner, Martin Hennessy shares the...

King of the industry in the heart of the country

Ganly’s of Athlone was recently crowned winner in both the National and Connacht/Ulster (Large Business) category awards in the Octabuild Builders Merchant Awards 2017....

Telfords has the winning formula

Telfords Portlaoise has scooped the coveted Octabuild National Builders Merchants of the Year for 2019. Managing Director...

Murdock Builders Merchants Expands in Dublin

The opening of Murdock Builder’s Merchants in Ballymount, in conjunction with the success of the group’s Balbriggan branch (now 10 years in business), further...

‘The Complete Builders Merchant’ is Wogans’ Slogan

In this issue’s Store Profile, The Hardware Journal visited Drogheda’s Wogan Build Centre to speak with brothers and company directors Derek and Garrett Wogan...

Flying start for new Finglas Murdock’s

Aoife Kinsella talks success with Barry Thornton and Gary Ryan from Murdock Builders Merchants at the recently opened Finglas store. Since its grand opening on...

Smyth’s: An Enniscorthy Hit

In this issue of The Hardware Journal : Editor Adam Byrne visited Smyth’s Homevalue of  Enniscorthy to check-in with owners Dermot and Betty Kavanagh...

Bigger, Better, New-Look Store for Kerry Agribusiness in Ballyduff

Aoife Kinsella talks to Mike O’Carroll, Store Manager, and Mike Behan, Area Sales Manager of Kerry Agribusiness Ballyduff as they celebrate the re-opening of...

Divide and conquer

The rapid expansion of Ardale Property’s team of builders merchants and hardware stores is taking the Dublin region by storm. The Hardware Journal visited...