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Monaghan Grouping

The companies that are members of the PLATO EBR group in Monaghan are.


Company Overview


Baked with Love Ltd.




Baked With Love Ltd. is a family run bakery based in Monaghan town. The company provides a range of baked produce to serve the several chain stores on the island including Super Valu, garage/fuel stations. Baked with Love is undergoing a rapid growth change after a number of successful innovation programmes. The company is headed up by Mila Khokha, who has vast experience and innovative flair in the food sector having worked for Monaghan Mushrooms. The company is an early start growth enterprise having experienced phenomenal growth since trading began in 2014. 

Website: Under Development






Buildtec is a leading provider of soundproofing, acoustic insulation, vibration control and structural bearings to the Irish construction industry. BuildTec have an experienced team working in conjunction with architects, contractors, acoustic consultants, developers and builders merchants to provide solutions to solve sound insulation and vibration problems.All products within the Buildtec portfolio are ed to deliver high quality solutions at competitive prices through a fast and responsive service. The company headquarters are in North Monaghan, and the company director is Francis McKenna.



Castle Printing



Castle Printing was established in 1978 by the late Joe Brennan – This family business has grown over the years into a top class graphic design and print company. Situated in Castleblayney in Co. Monaghan, half way between Dublin and Belfast, the company is now headed up by Joe Jnr. Castle Printing boasts a regionally-located facility which caters for client printing and publishing needs in-house.





Cloud 10 Beauty



Cloud 10 Beauty is the brainchild of Blanaid Johnson.  From hero products and niche brands to firm celebrity favourites, Cloud 10 Beauty has them all. Cloud 10 Beauty provided a one-stop online shop for clients/buyers of beauty products worldwide. The company actively hunts down the latest beauty trends, products and advice in order to deliver unparalleled customer service with the most lusted after range of beauty products.




Concra Wood Golf & Country Club



Concra Wood Golf & Country Club boasts an 18 hole, par 72 Championship course situated in Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan. The golf course at Concra Wood was designed by two of Ireland’s golfing legends: Christy O’Connor Junior and Senior. The Club is based on the tranquil heights above Lough Muckno around tree-bound islands and along the shore, the lough promises one of Ireland’s most beautiful and evocative settings for golf. The company had already witnessed significant growth through corporate business events.


Deane & Luo International Services Ltd.




Deane & Luo is an early start service enterprise based in County Monaghan. Eugene only last year re-emigrated back to Ireland from China, where he had been living and working for the past four years with his Wife Luo and children. Eugene has a broad background in engineering; his industrial Doctorate was sponsored by Rolls-Royce. Whilst in China, he worked for a group of companies supplying machinery from China to mostly south-east Asia, the Middle East, and to Africa before moving as General Manager to the sister company in Belgium which focussed on chemical imports.


Website: Under Construction


Fitzpatrick Coaches/ Meadow Tours Ltd


Meadow Tours Ltd. (Fitzpatrick Coaches) is a family run business offering a professional service throughout Ireland and further afield. Meadow Tours is in operation approximately 5 years and is a joint venture between husband and wife Team Louise and Pascal Fitzpatrick. Based in Glaslough, Co. Monaghan their location is ideal for all Airport and Ferry transfers, city tours, golf, weddings, groups and extended tours. The company is a member of the Coach Tourism and Transport Council of Ireland (CTTC) and all coaches are 5 star Fáilte Ireland (Irish Tourist Board) approved.


Website: Insurance Insurance is a long-standing family business in the South Monaghan area providing legal advice and guidance to SMEs throughout the region for over forty years. Based in their home town of Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan, the family Business was set up in 1986 by Charlie Gollogly, Charlie a former staff member of Irish Life decided dip his toes into the broker market. Golo is now headed up by Emma, Charlie’s Daughter after many years’ experience working in the Financial Services Sector in Dublin joined the firm in 2004 and the business diversified into General Insurance (Motor, Home, Business Insurance). Today the firm has an extensive domestic and Business portfolio.









Hands-On HR are based in Dundalk, County Louth founded approximately 6 years ago by Eugene Grant. Hands-On HR is an innovative HR consulting firm specialising in all aspects of Human Resources. Established in 2006, in response to a growing need to build or enhance HR programmes within SMEs. The company is accredited by IOSH (Institute of Occupational Safety & Health) and are therefore qualified to provide a variety of health & safety services and training to ensure your company complies with current legislation.





M1 Document Solutions



M1 Document solutions was founded by John Nealon, a local school teacher. M1 Document Solutions Ltd is a Monaghan based company providing an All-Island Document Shredding and Storage service. The company has extensive experience in the secure document and material shredding, scanning and storage sector. Backed by Government permits and Certificates of Destruction, they can work on-site of the client shredding all confidential documents, materials, hard-drives and CDs.





McArdle Computer & Office Supplies




McArdle Computer and Office Supplies based in North Monaghan is one of Ireland's largest supplier of office supplies, office furniture, office stationery, document management software, space planning solutions and business equipment including Printers, Black & White Photocopiers, Colour Photocopiers, scanners, Fax Machines and multifunction Machines. Mc Ardle Computer and Office Supplies began trading in 1998 and is now established as a fast expanding and innovative company with experienced personnel equipped to provide actionable solutions to client’s needs. The company remains at the forefront of our industry due to a policy, which ensures that all personnel regularly attend conventions and seminars to keep abreast of current movements in this dynamic industry.





McAree Engineering




McAree Engineering is one of Ireland’s leading outsource sheet metal fabrication companies based near the picturesque village of Ballinode in North Monaghan. Founded in 1946, the company has built a solid reputation for quality service backed up by state of the art production facilities. The company vision is to be our customers preferred and trusted partner, providing best in class, quality and service. The company is proud of its proactive customer focus by supplying solutions to meet current & future needs with a constant emphasis on Innovation, Quality and Value. McAree Engineering has invested heavily in top of the range equipment to ensure reliability and consistency in all fabrications. The company boasts a Quality system approved to
ISO 9001 standard. Having gained expertise and knowledge outside the family business, Clare has recently entered the family business in an accounts position.




Muckno Adventure




Muckno Adventure started in 2012 as two weeks of summer camp, it expanded to 4 weeks in 2013 and hosted a number of school tours, sports clubs and private parties. Janet Coogan set up the company approximately 4 years ago as a native to the area and a lover of the outdoors. Muckno Adventure has a readymade natural playpark including Black Island Forest, White Island and over 300 hectares of the lake. The Muckno Adventure team bring this place alive with our exciting water and land facilities.





O Hanlon Property




Established in Carrickmacross, County Monaghan in 1998 as a family business. O’Hanlon Property is now an expansive firm of Auctioneers, Valuers and Estate Agents who are described to offering a wealth of local expertise, sound advice and a quality professional service to clients preparing for letting or selling properties  in both private and commercial market spaces. The company offers client services throughout the Northeast and in Dublin and operate out of a modern showroom and offices with the latest technology. The company has partnerships with well-renowned and



Quantum Outsource



Quantum Outsource provide software solutions, training and support to assist companies improve stock control and manage their warehousing and fulfilment operations. Quantum has extensive experience in assisting some major client companies integrate their online selling channels through the use of leading technologies, and covers diverse industry sectors with numerous public sector clients regionally.





The Local Maker co.

Whackpack Furniture



The Local Maker Co. is celebrating the simple handmade, highlighting the maker and supporting the local. It is a little business working hard on a combination of ideas ranging from family experience to cultural traditions to bring to favourite heritage goods from locally foraged material. We represent the efforts of local artisans, craft lovers and small business owners in Ireland. 

Founder, Benny Magennis, Enterprise Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Overall Winner 2015 (County Finalist) has recently led a successful Kickstarter Campaign and is now intending to take the US by storm.




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