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Fingerboard Tullamore hits the high note

IF&CR speaks to Olive Flynn, who along with husband Aidan runs the recently transformed Fingerboard service station in Tullamore The intriguingly named Fingerboard forecourt on the Charleville Road Tullamore turns 70 next year – what a time to reinvent it. Admired locally for its 99 ice-cream cones, it’s a store where everybody knows your name. A former Esso site, it ...

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Maxol at the heart of it in Dundalk

The Maxol team speaks to IF&CR about the company’s latest forecourt opposite Dundalk’s Institute of Technology Most readers of this magazine would hardly need a lesson on the importance of location, but Maxol seem to have turned the skill into an art form. The latest addition is example of location insight at its best. Speaking to Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience ...

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Maxol sets sights on new heights

Maxol’s chief executive-in-waiting, Brian Donaldson, tells us of his short and long-term plans for the company. Tom Noonan will be leaving behind some impressive shoes to fill when he departs in May. Inaugural recipient of the Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer’s lifetime achievement award, and chief executive of Maxol for some 25 of his 36 years with the business, Tom’s ...

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Blaze a trail with Blazin Digital

When you think of LED signage and digital totems you think of Blazin Digital. For the past three years Blazin Digital have been lighting up garage forecourts and convenience stores across Ireland with LED digital marketing displays and billboards. Most recently Blazin Digital installed a huge 29m2 LED billboard in Shaftesbury Square, Belfast, marking the end of a two-year project ...

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Veteran Waterford couple hailed as best Newcomers

After only months of trading at their new forecourt site on the Park Road, Waterford, veteran retailers Brian and Siobhan Mooney collected the Forecourt of the Year (category one) title at the recent IFCR gala awards in Dublin… Waterford couple, Brian and Siobhan Mooney were celebrating early success recently with their new Park Road forecourt site in the city after ...

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Inventive Inver investing in infrastructure

Experienced fuel retailer Norman Foley tells IF&CR about joining the Inver brand, and the exciting plans the company has to grab hold of the forecourt sector in a big way Norman Foley has built-up his Co Kerry forecourt and convenience business over the past 12 years, and after joining Inver’s relatively new forecourt fascia he says business is now booming. ...

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