Briggs Equipment acquires JB Plant Hire

Briggs Equipment is delighted to announce that it has completed the acquisition of JB Plant Hire, one of Northern Ireland’s leading plant hire companies. This latest acquisition further strengthens Briggs’s position in the Irish plant hire market following the purchase of Laois Hire in Portlaoise and Balloo Hire Ltd in Dublin earlier this year and […]

Laois Hire acquired by Briggs Equipment

Laois Hire acquired by Briggs Equipment

In April 2021, Laois Hire Services Ltd was acquired by Briggs Equipment, the UK & Ireland’s leading asset management and engineering services specialist. Briggs equipment are part of Sammons Enterprises who were established in 1938 and are headquartered in Dallas, Texas with approximately 6 Billion in annual revenue and almost $100 Billion in Assets. This […]

Laois Hire Continuing to support Essential Services

Pictured here: Laois Hire HSEQ Advisor Grace Murphy As with every other business in Ireland, we had to rapidly adapt when Covid-19 came along. During the strict lockdowns, branches are open for critical hires to essential services and we have supplied equipment to the Gardai Siochana, HSE, the OPW and many other businesses that need […]

New 2020-21 Hire & Sales Guide

From Left to Right: Laois Hire Group Sales Manager Darran Hutchinson, International Champion Hunt Jockey Ruby Walsh, Ruby Walsh Farm Manager Anthony Cassidy and Laois Hire Group Managing Director Michael Killeen at the launch of the 2020-2021 Laois Hire Guide. We are delighted to launch our new 2020-21 Hire & Sales Guide. Laois Hire Group […]

Laois Hire Supporting Feed Our Homeless

Feed Our Homeless provide incredible support to those struggling and in danger of homelessness. Their volunteers work around the clock and pour endless effort & heart into their work. Laois Hire donated food to help with their family food hampers over the Christmas period. We also provided them with sleeping bags and PPE gear to […]

Laois Hire donate Jackets to Long Term Volunteers of Feed Our Homeless

Laois Hire are proud to support Feed Our Homeless, a wonderful charity who really do all they can to help those who find themselves without a home. Set up in 2017, their aim is to support those most marginalised in society, those who have lost their voice through homelessness and to assist them through their journey […]

Laois Hire invests in massive new range of Hilti equipment

Laois Hire have just invested a considerable sum in further expanding their comprehensive range of Hilti tools available to hire from their stores in Portlaoise, Dublin, Athy and Portarlington. Combi hammers, wall chasers, chipping hammers, diamond drills, rotating lasers and breakers are among the power tools available. The Hilti 2000 breaker is the latest addition, […]

Laois Hire and Hilti join forces on Demo Days

Laois Hire joined forced with Hilti to visit several Cairn Home sites to provide demonstrations on the tools available to hire, in particular those with dust solutions. Hilti staff showed the kit in action and there was a chance for attendees to trial the tools themselves. Laois Hire staff members attended the events where they […]

Laois Hire and the All Ireland

Huge congratulations to our Transport Co-ordinator Enda Rowland, on his appearance on the Sunday Game after the All Ireland Hurling final in August. Enda plays for Laois Senior Championship club Abbeyleix and at inter-county level with the Laois senior hurling team. He had a brilliant season with some great saves in the much-hailed win over Dublin and winning the Joe […]