Most of the local men on the Aughrus Peninsula are skilled at all kinds of building and repair work. Asking around locally will usually find you the skill and the contact you need for a specific task.

One of the experienced general builders - "no job too large or small" - living in the area is Martin (Marty) Courcey - phone 095-44606 or 086-816-1885. We can vouch from our own personal experience that Marty is a kind and an honest man with a lot of skill, who does the job well and leaves the place as you would want it.

Another very experienced builder - again, "no job too large or small" - is Cormac McDonnell, who lives also on the Peninsula - phone 087-963-3885 or email cormacmcdonnellconstruction@gmail.com. And once again we can personally endorse Cormac's work: a man of great skill, and one who will always do a truly fine job for you!


Owners of holiday homes and cottages will often have a need for someone trustworthy who will keep a regular eye on the property when it's vacant; and well able to carry out various kinds of interior and/or exterior work of all sorts.

It can be a worry to find someone, especially if you have a list of various  tasks to be carried out needing a variety of skills.

Ask around locally (Sweeneys would be a good start) to discover the men and women available to undertake maintenance and care work in the area.