JJ Kavanagh & Sons - Business All-Star Accreditation

JJ Kavanagh & Sons

Accredited Since: October 2019
Address: Main Street, Urlingford, Kilkenny, Ireland
Sector: Leisure, Travel & Tourism

JJ Kavanagh & Sons

All-Star Kilkenny Business of the Year 2022

Pictured above is the JJ Kavanagh & Sons team.
Pictured above is the JJ Kavanagh & Sons team.

This certificate verifies that JJ Kavanagh & Sons has achieved AIBF 2021-1014 all-star kilkenny business of the year 2022, in recognition of the company’s commitment to the business life of its community. JJ Kavanagh & Sons is ireland’s largest private coach operator. It was founded in 1919 by J.J. Kavanagh with the operation of a service connecting urlingford with kilkenny city. The company has expanded greatly since the 1990s with the take-over of kenneally’s coach operators in waterford. Its head office is in urlingford, county kilkenny. There are also offices in naas, dublin, clonmel, nenagh, waterford and carlow.

We wish to recognise jj kavanagh & sons’ conduct in the areas of trust, commitment, performance & customer-centricity. JJ Kavanagh & Sons is hereby included in the aibf register of irish business excellence.

Kieran Ring, Deputy Chair, Adjudication Board

Message from Laura Kavanagh - Commercial Director, JJ Kavanagh & Sons

We are extremely proud to have achieved Business All-Star Accreditation for a third successive year, being named All-Star Kilkenny Business Of The Year 2022. It is a wonderful recognition of our commitment to provide our customers with the highest levels of service, quality, comfort, and safety.

We are hugely proud to be part of an elite group of Irish companies that have achieved this prestigious Accreditation. It has been a challenging 18 months with Covid-19 and this Accreditation is a product of the hard work of our team and their commitment to continuously striving for excellence. This is an external acknowledgement of their talent and hard work!

All-Star Kilkenny Business of the Year 2021

 Laura Kavanagh, Commercial Director at JJ Kavanagh & Sons.
Laura Kavanagh, Commercial Director at JJ Kavanagh & Sons.

JJ Kavanagh & Sons has successfully navigated 3 rounds of auditing which proved their performance, trust and customer-centricity.

The auditing process has left us in no doubt as to JJ Kavanagh & Sons’s suitability for Business All-Star accreditation and their inclusion in The Register of Irish Business Excellence (TRIBE).

Kieran Ring, Deputy Chair, Adjudication Board

Laura & Paul Kavanagh - JJ Kavanagh & Sons receiving Business All-Star Accreditation from Frances Fitzgerald, MEP, at Croke Park.
Laura & Paul Kavanagh - JJ Kavanagh & Sons receiving Business All-Star Accreditation from Frances Fitzgerald, MEP, at Croke Park.

JJ Kavanagh & Sons has successfully navigated 3 rounds of auditing which proved their performance, trust and customer-centricity.

The auditing process has left us in no doubt as to JJ Kavanagh & Sons’s suitability for Business All-Star accreditation and their inclusion in The Register of Irish Business Excellence (TRIBE).

Kieran Ring, Deputy Chair, Adjudication Board

About JJ Kavanagh & Sons

This year marks exactly 100 years since JJ Kavanagh & Sons Ltd. was founded in its home town of Urlingford, Co Kilkenny. Since its establishment in 1919, the company has grown to become the largest privately owned Coach Operator in Ireland. It’s a family-run company now in its fourth generation. Family members working in the business currently include; Joint MD’s Paul and JJ Kavanagh and Laura Kavanagh (Commercial Director).

Growth and development have been sustained over the past four decades through the process of listening closely to consumers and responding proactively to their needs. Continued success is underpinned by the support of two hundred and fifty committed staff who perform their jobs competently, professionally and efficiently.

Currently, this thriving company operates 230 services daily, carrying over 2.5 million passengers in 2018 with continued growth forecast through 2019.

JJ Kavanagh & Sons - Business All-Stars Accreditation