Sisters Áine Lecky and Eibhlin Murphy are directors of Major Equipment Intl Ltd, a machinery designer and manufacturing business based in Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo. The company produces innovatively designed grass cutting, slurry handling and site equipment for the agricultural, amenity and industrial sectors.
The company was established in 1976 by their father John Murphy and his brother Mark Murphy. Áine and Eibhlin are supported by an experienced team that includes their father John, their brother Eoin and General Manager Martin Keane.
The company employs 100 people and 65% of revenues are derived from export sales to countries around the world including Germany, Australia and New Zealand.
In 2003 Áine joined the company from KPMG where she completed her chartered accountancy training. She is a graduate of Accountancy and Finance from DCU and is Major’s financial director. Áine has two children and is married to Glen. Outside of work Áine enjoys quilting and hiking.
A graduate of International Commerce from UCD, Eibhlin spent time overseas in various marketing roles before returning to Mayo in 2005 as the company’s Marketing Manager. In her spare time, Eibhlin enjoys swimming and running. She lives near Ballyhaunis with her husband Peter Healy and her two daughters.