The Divilly Meats Story
From modest beginnings when the first Divilly’s store was opened in 1927 to the new era of Divilly meats in 2019, view our full timeline below of how Divilly Meats grew:
New venture in Shop Street
Divilly meats opened up a brand newretail unit in the heart of Galway City in 1960, located on Galway’s shop Street.
New Opening in Mervue Shopping Centre
in 1978, Divilly Meats opened up a new unit in Mervue Shopping centre.
A New Era
The company’s growth soon outgrew this facility and since Oct. 2003 Divilly’s manufacturing takes place in a purpose built, Department of Agriculture approved plant in Carnmore in Galway
Preparing For The Modern Era
Additional purchase of fixed assets with the view to expand our business even further. With no decision made to date we await to see the next stage of Divilly’s Ltd
Director / Production Manager
Peter has spent the majority of his life working for the business. He began doing seasonal summer work but quickly worked his way up the ranks and is now striving for quality.
Peter is the third generation of Divilly’s to have worked with the business & he maintains the core family values that are apparent in the organisation’s offering. He is now driving & maintaining the high levels of quality, yet simultaneously maintaining a tight control on the costs.
Brian’s career began when he started working in the butchers’ shops as a young man.
A combination of business expertise & hard work saw him play a major role in the growth of the firm, and to this day is a focal point for all aspects of the business.
Brian is the second-generation of the Divilly family to have worked with the business and on top of all his years of service still operates as the managing director to the present day
Shane the youngest Divilly returned to the family business recently and is heading up the sales team.Shane who worked for ABP food group for 5 years and spent his remaining two years working with Pallas Foods as the Business Development Manager. Shane, who has both field sales experience and a Masters in sales and marketing, is an excellent member of the team and is looking forward to meeting our new customers going forward and taking our existing customer needs to the next level.