Irish Water Confirms River Shannon To Meet Urgent Water Needs Of Eastern And Midlands Region

Irish Water has published a report summarising feedback from the latest consultation on the Water Supply Project, Eastern and Midlands Region where the utility asked for views on its identification of the preferred scheme for a new water supply for the region and on the proposed environmental methodology for the Project Environmental Impact Assessment. The […]

Birdhill Firm “In Pole Position” To Service Water Project

Through its base in Birdhill, Komatsu distributor, McHale Plant Sales expects to be in ‘pole position’ to supply plant, service machinery and provide spare parts support to contractors working on the proposed new EUR1.3 billion Shannon water pumping station and pipeline development targeted for construction at Birdhill, if and when the project gets the go-ahead. […]

Tipperary Locals Make The Shortlist For 2018 Open Eir Silver Surfer Awards

The shortlist for the 2018 open eir Silver Surfer Awards has been announced. Flying the flag for Tipperary at this year’s awards is – Marie Hogan (Birdhill) and Anne Carey (Newport) who have been shortlisted in the “IT Tutor of the Year” category. Now in its ninth year, the Awards recognise and reward the achievements […]

Birdhill Businessman Voices Support For Governments Project Ireland 2040 Plan

A leading industry figure – McHale Plant Sales director, Michael McHale – has written to Government praising them for the priority which has been given to infrastructural investment and development in the recently published ‘Project Ireland 2040’ national planning framework plan. Stressing that good infrastructure is ‘a hallmark of a successful, modern economy’, McHale said […]

Killaloe Bypass and Ballina To Birdhill Regional Road Upgrade Receives Funding

Minister for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market & Data Protection Pat Breen announced that  funding has been allocated for the Killlaloe Bypass and the upgrade of the existing R494 regional road from Ballina to the N7 at Birdhill  following the Capital Plan Review. Minister Breen said that the Shannon Crossing Bridge at Killaloe in […]

Latest Appointment Opens New Front For Birdhill Firm In Waste Recovery Sector

The appointment of Birdhill-based McHale Plant Sales to distribute Terex Ecotec equipment has brought the Tipperary firm into yet another market segment in which it was not previously represented. Only months after being appointed to represent Komatsu Forest timber harvesting machinery – a market new to them, this latest appointment brings McHale into the expanding […]

Birdhill Firm Commits To Apprenticeship Training

Construction plant and machinery distributor, McHale Plant Sales of Birdhill has committed to increasing the number of apprentices taking technical training within its organisation. The decision comes on foot of their recent publication of a career guidance booklet entitled ‘Career Choices In the Construction Plant & Equipment Industry’. Encouraging young people to view apprenticeship as […]

Birdhill Firm Appointed To Distribute Terex Ecotec Equipment

Terex Corporation, one of the world’s leading specialist plant and machinery manufacturers, has appointed Birdhill-based McHale Plant Sales as distributors in Ireland, north and south, of its Terex Ecotec range of environmental and waste recovery equipment. In its complete form, the Terex Ecotec range consists of high, medium and slow-speed shredders, trommel waste separator screens, […]

Birdhill Welcome For Komatsu Delegation

A delegation from Komatsu Forest recently visited Birdhill-based McHale Plant Sales in the wake of its appointment to distribute their range of timber harvesting and forwarding machinery in Ireland, north and south. Led by its president and chief executive officer, Mitsuru Ueno, the delegation viewed the company’s facilities and met with staff before engaging with […]

Birdhill Firm Welcomes Decision To Upgrade N20 To Motorway Status

Government plans to proceed with the upgrading of the N20 Cork – Limerick road to motorway status – confirmed by An Taoiseach and Cabinet colleagues during their recent meeting in Cork – have been wholeheartedly welcomed by the construction plant and machinery sector. Commenting, Birdhill-based Komatsu distributor Michael McHale, managing director of McHale Plant Sales, […]

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