History of the Group
O'Flaherty Holdings is one of Irelands largest family business groups. It has a significant automotive business, Including Motor Distributors Ltd and Motor Services Ltd, which have been in operation since the 1940's.
Motor Distributors Limited is the importer and distributor in Ireland of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Motor Services Ltd is a network of motor dealerships providing sales and after-sales service for Mercedes-Benz, Mazda & Skoda. O'Flaherty Holdings also has a significant property and investment portfolio.
As part of its diversification strategy the group entered the UK plant hire market through the acquisition of Mr. Plant Hire plc in 2014. Through AER Rents the group has continued to expand in the hire market in the UK and Ireland with the subsequent acquisitions of Drogheda Hire & Sales, Mainline Group & Welfare 4 Hire.
Strategy for Rental
The AER Timeline
Mr Plant Hire plc
Operating from four locations in North London their experienced team provides a wide range of plant, mechanical, electrical and powered access...
Drogheda Hire & Sales
From their initial depot in Drogheda and their new opening in Dublin, Drogheda Hire & Sales are well-placed to provide a comprehensive range of plant...
From its base in Swadlincote in Derbyshire Mainline is considered one of the leading hire companies in the Midlands, providing a wide range...
Welfare 4 Hire
A specialist hirer of welfare units operating from four locations across the UK. They have invested in the latest products to provide our customers...