Coach Hire Company Of The Year 2020

JJ Kavanagh & Sons has scooped the title of  ‘Coach Hire Company Of The Year’ at the Irish Enterprise Awards 2020, proudly hosted by EU Business News. We are delighted to win this award and we would sincerely thank all of our staff and, of course, our loyal customers, for helping us to win this award! 




JJ Kavanagh & Sons has 100 years of experience offering high-quality transportation for any group size or organization across Ireland, the UK, and Europe. 100% Irish owned and has developed from being one of the first private providers of public transport, into the largest privately owned coach company in Ireland today.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide our customers with the highest levels of service, quality, comfort, and safety.

How we work

Our Failte Ireland approved fleet of coaches will provide you with every comfort, ensuring a relaxed journey. Our experienced team can efficiently manage the transport logistics of any event. We can also assist you with planning interesting itineraries, booking accommodation and entertainment. Each year, we add new coaches to our fleet, making it one of the most modern and reliable in the country. Our company is characterised by our total commitment to quality, attention to detail and customer satisfaction at the forefront of our business ethos.

Our Coaches



We currently operate a fleet of over 130 Failte Ireland approved coaches. We have 33 seater, 49 seater and 53 seater coaches available for extended touring around Ireland, UK & Europe. We are delighted to announce that we added 6 executive Coaches to our fleet in 2020. Our coaches have an average vehicle age of less than 4 years, which means our fleet is one of the most modern, reliable and comfortable operating in the European marketplace. To achieve this we invest significantly in upgrading and expanding our coach fleet every year. Since 1984, we have invested over €120 million in acquiring the latest high specification, luxury coaches.





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Coach Features

Our executive coach features include:

  • Air conditioning
  • Reclining seats
  • Audio/video facilities
  • WC facilities
  • Seat Belts
  • Tables (surcharge)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Phone Chargers


Quality Assurance

  • The quality of vehicles being acquired is constantly being monitored and we are continually upgrading the comfort specification for new coaches being added to the fleet.
  • We ensure that our vehicles are maintained to the highest possible standards with passenger safety and comfort guaranteed.
  • Our drivers produce daily reports on each vehicle’s performance to ensure our quality standards are never compromised.
  • Each coach also has a full maintenance inspection carried out at least every 4 weeks throughout the year.