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Midlands Store Nominated For Octabuild Builders Merchant Excellence Awards

The awards will be presented on the evening of 13th October.

A midlands business has been shortlisted for the Octabuild Builders Merchant Excellence Awards 2022. 

Ganly's, Athlone are among 29 builders merchants across the island of Ireland in contention for the four regional, five category awards and the overall Octabuild Builders Merchant Excellence Award.

Michael Ganly's store has been nominated for the Connacht/Donegal/Monaghan/Cavan Regional Award. 

The Octabuild Awards, which have been recognising excellence in the builders merchant trade for over 35 years, has moved to an all-island competition for the first time this year. Builders merchants are competing for four Regional Awards – Connacht/Donegal/Monaghan/Cavan, Leinster, Munster and Northern Ireland, and for five individual award categories: Excellence in Business Management, Excellence in Customer Service, Excellence in Community OutreachExcellence in Sales & Marketing and Excellence in Sustainable Business.

Commenting on the quality of the entries, Chair of the Judging Panel, Liam O’Gorman, said: “Reviewing the submissions for the 2022 Octabuild Builders Merchant Excellence Awards has portrayed an evolving landscape wherein the industry responded to a host of unprecedented challenges such as Covid 19, Climate Change, staff retention, health and upskilling along with everchanging product standards and regulations.

“Over the past three years the sector has shown great ingenuity and leadership in handling these issues whilst at the same time maintaining a strong focus within their local communities.”

Speaking on behalf of the eight Octabuild members – Dulux, Etex Ireland, Glennon Brothers, Grant Engineering, Gyproc, Irish Cement, Kingspan Insulation and Wavin Ireland – Octabuild Chairman, Ray Molyneaux said: “It’s important for Octabuild that the Awards highlight to the construction industry the excellence of builders merchants.  We are delighted with the enthusiastic response to this first all-island awards where merchants from all over the country have put themselves and their teams forward to showcase what’s excellent in the industry.”

The Awards presentations will be made on the evening of Thursday, 13th October at the Round Room at the Mansion house in Dublin.  All shortlisted merchants will be guests of Octabuild members – Dulux, Etex Ireland, Glennon Brothers, Grant Engineering, Gyproc, Irish Cement, Kingspan Insulation and Wavin Ireland – at the Awards ceremony.

The shortlist for the Octabuild Builders Merchant Excellence Awards 2022 is as follows: 

Connacht/Donegal/Monaghan/Cavan Regional Award

Ganly’s Athlone, Roscommon

Joyce’s Hardware & Home, Headford, Galway

The Cope Topline Builders Providers, Dungloe, Donegal

TJ O’Mahony Oranmore, Galway 

Leinster Regional Award

Chadwicks Bray, Co Wicklow

Murdock Builders Merchants Ltd Balbriggan, Co Dublin

Rooney’s Homevalue, Kells, Co. Meath

TJ O’Mahony Ballymount, Dublin 24

Munster Regional Award

Chadwicks Limerick

McMahons Builders Providers Limerick

Morris Builders Providers Ltd, Waterford

Northern Ireland Regional Award

Haldane Fisher Newry, Co Down

Haldane Fisher Portadown (Castle Street), Co Armagh

JP Corry Springfield Road, Belfast

Murdock Builders Merchants Ltd Newry, Co Down

Excellence in Business Management

Brooks Bluebell, Dublin 12

Chadwicks Coolock, Dublin 17

Chadwicks Gorey, Co Wexford

The Cope Topline Builders Providers, Dungloe, Donegal 

Excellence in Customer Service

Chadwicks Santry, Dublin 9

Core Builders Providers Clondalkin, Dublin 22

Murdock Builders Merchants Ltd Derry

Nioclas O Conchubhair Teo, Connemara, Costelloe, Co Galway

Excellence in Sales and Marketing

Ganly’s Longford

JP Corry Bangor, Co Down

Murdock Builders Merchants Ltd Ballymount, Dublin 12

TJ O’Mahony Oranmore, Galway

Excellence in Sustainable Business

Brooks Galway

Chadwicks Galway

JP Corry Newry, Co Down

TJ O’Mahony Ballymount, Dublin 24

Excellence in Community Outreach

Brooks Bluebell, Dublin 12

Chadwicks Thomas Street, Dublin 8

Joyce’s Hardware & Home, Headford, Co Galway

Rooney’s Homevalue, Kells, Co Meath

Rising Star Award

Patrick Burke – Joyce’s Hardware & Home, Headford, Co Galway

Laura Cassidy – Rooney’s Homevalue, Kells, Co Meath

Simon Cummings – JP Corry Dromore, Co Down

Maggie Dillon – JP Corry Robert Guy, Ballymena, Co Antrim

Patrick Donlon – Brooks Galway

Lee Dunne – Brooks Bluebell, Dublin 12

Matt Johnston – Murdock Builders Merchants Ltd Castlereagh, Belfast

Mark Nicholson – Haldane Fisher Newry, Co Down

Anthony Smith – Haldane Fisher Portadown (Castle Street), Co Armagh

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