Supplying Tractors And Agricultural Machinery For Over 65 Years
J. H. Fitzpatrick Ltd in Monasterevin, Co Kildare is a company that sells an extensive range of tractors, combine harvesters, balers and loaders which are at the forefront of current technology.
A family-owned and run business, J. H. Fitzpatrick Ltd celebrated 65 years in business in 2019. It was originally founded by Joe Fitzpatrick, who, having trained as a garage mechanic in nearby Athy, Co Kildare and wanting to further his career, acquired a small repair workshop, two petrol pumps and a small shop on the current site in 1954., The business started out repairing motor cars, tractors and small trucks, as well as selling petrol. His wife Mary joined him in the business in 1960 and in subsequent years the business flourished.
J.H. Fitzpatrick has also been working with world leading agricultural machinery & tractors supplier Case iH for over 45 years and now is also authorised to sell Manitou, Amazone, Kongskilde, McHale, Tulip, Husqvarna & McCulloch.
Car and tractor sales followed and the business has continued to grow. The business is closely connected with agriculture, with Joe himself still going strong and keeps a keen interest in the business and farming activity. Joe and Marys’ sons followed them into the business progressively in the 80’s and 90’s and now 3 sons work in the family businesses, which also include forecourt retail, motor dealerships & farming. Now under the management of Donal Fitzpatrick, the farm machinery business offers customers a wide range of leading farm equipment brands, supported by the 12 full-time employees.
J.H Fitzpatrick is a part of the Lidon Group which is a group of sister associated companies owned and run by members of the Fitzpatrick family who have been in business since 1954. Originally based in Monasterevin, the group operates across in a variety of industries including motor dealerships, agricultural machinery and forecourt convenience and food & beverage offerings including Junction 14 Mayfield, M3 Mulhuddart Services, Crossings Toyota Naas, Monasterevin Motors, Fitzpatrick’s New Lodge and Monread Fare which opens in Summer 2018 and features a Spar convenience store and deli, Papa John’s, The Chicken Guys and Insomnia cáfe with more exciting brands being added.