BKT Story Loughnane Quarry - Christy Loughnane

For over four decades, Christy Loughnane has dedicated himself to leading Loughnane Concrete, a generational family business, as its managing director.

Situated in the renowned quarry of Birr, Ireland, his unwavering commitment has guided the company's journey. Valuing his team, Christy fosters a caring environment where each individual is respected and cherished; his leadership is defined by an enduring dedication to environmental responsibility and relentless innovation.

With a clear vision and unyielding determination, he has shaped Loughnane Concrete's path, leaving a mark and paving the way for a brighter future.

  • Christy Loughnane
    Christy Loughnane
  • Rachel Dermody
    Rachel Dermody
Did you know?
  • Since 1979, several employees who started their journey with the company have remained invaluable members of the team. This remarkable longevity reflects their deep affection and unwavering commitment. Today Loughnane Concrete counts on a cohesive workforce of 35 dedicated individuals.
  • In an endearing display of his inclusive mindset and sense of humor, Christy Laughnane playfully quips "My sole regret is that Rachel doesn't have a twin, and we can’t have two Rachels working for us!". This lighthearted remark emphasizes his unwavering belief in gender equality
  • Christy Loughnane had a brilliant idea regarding the use of old tires. Instead of discarding them as waste, they are washed down, pained, and strategically placed as vibrant landmarks throughout the quarry. Now, you can spot colorful BKT tires adorning crossroads and curves, adding a touch of whimsy and character to the surroundings.
Christy Loughnane
Christy Loughnane

Christy Loughnane, Managing Director of Loughnane Concrete, guides the thriving 65-acre quarry in Birr, Ireland.

With four decades of commitment, his journey intertwines with the company's growth, embracing challenges and fostering a caring environment.

Valuing his team as treasures, he treats them with genuine affection and sees no gender barriers in hiring.

Christy is not only a skilled professional but also the beating heart of Loughnane Quarry, embodying its truest spirit.

Rachel Dermody
Rachel Dermody

When a young Rachel Dermody casually walked into Loughnane Concrete quarry in Birr for the first time, little did she know it would become not just her workplace, but a true second home.

It was fate and a fortunate opportunity, along with the foresight of owner Christy Loughnane, that led her to find her path and discover a genuine passion upon which she now builds her future.

Unravel her story of determination, destiny, and the power of finding one's true calling amidst the concrete walls of Loughnane Quarry!