Kavanagh acquires Mullany’s

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Mullany’s operates a fleet of over 45 vehicles
Mullany’s operates a fleet of over 45 vehicles

Mullany’s Coaches (Watford) has announced J J Kavanagh & Sons Ltd of Urlingford, County Kilkenny in Ireland has purchased the entire share capital and assets of Mullany’s Coaches Limited.

Kevin Crawford, managing director of Mullany’s Coaches, said: “JJ Kavanagh which was established in 1919 and is in the hands of a third generation, has a moral and ethical business outlook towards staff and customers which mirrors our own. For all of our coach hire clients, bus passengers and engineering customers, it will quite simply be ‘business as usual.

“We look forward to being part of a larger group and continuing to grow our business by paying particular attention to both detail and customer’s requirements offering a first class travel solution using our fleet of over 100 Setra Coaches.”

J J Kavanagh & Sons Ltd is the largest independent coach and bus business in Ireland with over 140 vehicles. It has coaching interests across the UK and undertakes coach tours on behalf of many international clients such as Trafalgar Tours, Collette and Abbey Tours, both in the UK and across Europe.

Mullany’s Coaches Ltd operates private hire coaches, local bus services and school bus services with a fleet of over 45 vehicles from a base in Watford which has been accredited as a designated premise by VOSA (Vehicle and Operator Standards Agency).