Meet Rachel Dermody, a young woman who defies stereotypes by operating heavy machinery in the male-dominated earthmoving industry.
With a background in agriculture, driving tractors on her family's farm, Rachel discovered her passion for working with massive equipment at Loughnane Concrete and has been a valuable member of the team for five years.
Her remarkable skills, dedication, and passion have earned her respect and admiration from colleagues and superiors. In her spare time, she expresses her artistic side through intricate mandala creations, showcasing her attention to detail.
Rachel's journey serves as an inspiration for breaking barriers and pursuing one's passions, highlighting the potential for inclusivity and diversity in the construction industry.
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.
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!