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Kavanagh Crane Hire Ltd are delighted to announce a takeover of the Cork based William O’Brien Crane Hire. Synonymous with the crane industry, William O’Brien Crane Hire has been one of Irelands largest and longest serving crane hire companies, serving Munster, Ireland and in recent years, global projects.

Kavanagh Crane Hire is Ireland’s largest provider of crane hire and lifting solutions, celebrating 50 years in business next year. This is an exciting time in our development and growth, and with this takeover, we will continue to deliver the service we have become renowned for;

with top class personnel, cutting edge crane technology and the support of our loyal customer base.

We are looking forward to growing our business again, with the Cork depot and office base, servicing the Southwestern region with our ever-growing fleet. We look forward to continuing to work to strengthen our position as Ireland’s leading crane hire company.

We would like to welcome our new colleagues, former employees of William O’Brien Crane Hire, to our company. It is most rewarding for us to be able to secure the employment of these highly skilled and knowledgeable personnel.

We would like to thank all our customers for your continued support & wish you continued success for the year ahead.


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