Tralee company to create 60 jobs

A Tralee company is to create 60 jobs.

The Ard Rí group has announced the creation of the positions between their headquarters in Curaheen outside Tralee and their base in Dublin.

The group has two main homeware brands, Henley Stoves and Deanta Doors, and has recently developed the new Fitzgibbbon Interiors in Manor West Retail Park, Tralee.

The Ard Rí group has bucked international COVID-19 trends, recording one of their busiest sales periods on record.

Noel Fitzgibbon began Ard Rí as a fireplace manufacturer in 1989; the group is now run by his sons Neil and Paul who lead a team of 680 employees across Ireland, the UK and Asia.

The group has announced the creation of 60 new jobs spread between their headquarters in Curaheen outside Tralee and their base in Dublin.

The company has hired an initial 15 people over the past two weeks, with a further 45 people due to be taken on within 12 months.

They’re looking for experienced people in sales, warehousing, marketing, purchasing, and administration – Interested candidates are asked to email [email protected]

Company director Neil Fitzgibbon says they plan to expand into mainland Europe.

He says by 2025, they hope be one of the largest providers of doors and stoves in the EU market, and by 2030, they intend on being one of the biggest door and stove manufacturers and distributors in the world.