Episode 56: Charlie Fitzgerald of the Fitzgerald Group – How to turn tough times into success


Tough times make tough people…

This is true of Charlie Fitzgerald of the Fitzgerald Group, which comprises Fitzgerald Skip Hire, Limerick’s leading skip hire company.

In this episode of AIBF Business Talk, Charlie opened up to Elaine about how his resilience helped him overcome family tragedy and lead a successful skip hire company.

Also, have you ever wondered how you market a skip? Charlie gives some truly interesting advice on the importance of branding and community pride.

The Fitzgerald Group has over 15 vehicles on the road and over 500 skip containers. They have recently expanded a waste collection and a site clearance service as well as operating a new pay by weight service at their Recycling Centre.

The All-Ireland Business Foundation would like to thank Charlie for sharing his story and valuable insights with our listeners.

We are proud to support and endorse the Fitzgerald Group.

About the All-Ireland Business Foundation 

The AIBF is an independent national body that identifies and acknowledges the country’s most ambitious and visionary businesses.

As the accreditation body for the Business All-Star mark, the AIBF recognises Best-In-Class Irish businesses. Companies that merit recognition are based on an independent audit of their performance, reputation, and customer-centricity.

Business All-Star Accreditation Is The Nation’s Symbol Of Trust.

Currently, there are over 500 companies that are accredited by AIBF. Since 2014, over 2,500 companies have participated in our programs.

The AIBF also hosts the annual All-Ireland Summit and monthly gatherings to promote peer learning and collaboration among it’s accredited companies.

Find out more here.