Building Your Business
Cavan and Monaghan Cluster

The participant companies in the Cavan & Monaghan Cluster are working through a customised management development programme over a number of months, meeting on a monthly basis. Companies can also avail of additional training programmes and site visits for staff.

The participant companies include the following: -

Company Name

Company Overview

Colleran Accountants


Contact Name: Emmet Colleran




As a practising chartered accountancy firm with chartered tax advisers in the border area, the company is well-placed to understand potential tax issues with numerous clients both north and south of the border.


GEM Oils

Contact Name: Coman Flanagan




Since 1962, Gem Oils, a family owned business, combines industry expertise with exceptional technical ability to deliver high quality lubricants competitively in the marketplace. Based in Cavan with a nationwide service.

Java Joe Coffee Co.

Contact Name: Joseph Monaghan

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Luxury coffee brand franchise led by Joseph Monaghan who has over 10 years industry experience and committed to servicing customer needs regional mainly through mobile eventing.


 Martin Insurance Brokers

Contact Name: James Martin





A Trusted family insurance brokerage for over 39 years, established 1980 by Seamus Martin with the objective of providing high quality insurance services to the business community in the North West Region. Martin Insurance is still a family insurance business serving clients across Ireland and the UK whose clients include some of Ireland’s largest firms but also cater for sole traders and private individuals.

Its team of qualified insurance advisors combine technical knowledge and expertise with years of experience, so clients benefit from a service that is second to none. The company also work with Ireland’s largest insurers as well as specialist UK and European insurers to ensure our clients get the best cover and value.

PE Services

Contact Name: John Nally




Whilst we can supply many items from stock or on short timescales, we have developed a successful track record of working with our clients from the earliest opportunity and being able to provide them with a bespoke solution to their issue. We have some of the world’s best engineering and agricultural products at our disposal, this coupled with our own networks allows us to meet your needs, providing a complete turnkey solution.



Contact Name: Oli Gleeson




Food waste aware partners with the department of agriculture, food and the marine (dafm) plus the vintners federation of ireland (vfi) to provide a fully funded opportunity to reduce food waste levels in the hospitality sector. The company also can assist with stocktaking, LED light switch over, purchasing and procurement, wage reduction, management and staff training.   

Vortexion Ltd. - Panic Sound and Light

Contact Name: Vincent Macklin





Panic Sound and Light began in 1980s with Vincent Macklin offering a small audio equipment repair and rental service. Over the years the business has expanded to become a major player in the Irish event industry. Typical events include The All Ireland Fleadh, Country In The Park, Groove Festival, Monaghan Town Country Music Festival and a host of other events including fundraisers, musicals and sporting events. The company is now jointly run by Vincent and his sons Adam and Matthew, along with a super crew of fulltime, partime and freelance staff.


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Cavan & Monaghan Company Overviews 2019-20

  • Cavan
  • Louth
  • Meath
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