Hear from the companies who make it happen

The companies below are integral to the business fabric of Cavan. Have of listen to their thoughts on why living and working in Cavan works for them.

Lakeland Dairies

Lakeland Dairies Co-Operative Society Ltd, a dairy processing co-operative, manufactures and exports dairy foodservice products and functional food ingredients in Europe, North and South America, Asia, Africa, and internationally.The company was founded in 1990, is headquartered in Killeshandra and employs over 600 people. Michael Hanley is the CEO. 


Liberty Insurance

Liberty Insurance is part of the Boston-based Liberty Mutual Insurance group. The Irish head office is at Dublin Road, Cavan Town. Liberty provides a full suite of general insurance products including motor and home insurance as well as commercial liability, property damage, commercial vehicle and fleet cover.


EMCA is an innovative turnkey process control and automation engineering company, servicing a number of key market sectors including utilities (electricity, gas, water, and wastewater) renewable, construction and engineering. The company is based in Cootehill and Paul Clarke is the majority stakeholder.

Carton Brothers

Carton Bros produce Manor Farm Chicken. It is one of the oldest family companies in the country, dating back to 1775. The company is now in the 8th generation of the Carton family with Vincent Carton currently Managing Director. The company employs over 820 people directly and is based in the lakeside village of Shercock, Co. Cavan

Aine Hand Made Chocolate

Áine Hand Made Chocolate has been making handmade Irish chocolate since 1999. The company is based in Stradone and was founded by Ann Rudden, a Master Chocolatier and a woman with a passion for her art. Áine Hand made Chocolate has won 25 awards - including 8 gold medals - at the Great Taste Awards, the fine food 'Oscars', and has also been endorsed by food guru Rick Stein and the influential Bridgestone Guide.