Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney visited cash and carry wholesalers M&P O'Sullivan this week at its Wilton headquarters, as part of the business’ 110-year celebrations.
Cork City Council has also nominated M&P O’Sullivan for a civic reception for serving the local community in Cork City for over a century. The honorary reception is set to take place at the council chambers of the Lord Mayor of Cork, Ard Mhéara Chris O'Leary at a date yet to be determined.
M&P O’Sullivan director, James O’Sullivan commented, “We are delighted to receive this honour from Cork City Council. Reaching 110 years in business and continuing to be an independent 4th generation family business is an amazing achievement.”
He went on the acknowledge the contributions of the wholesale business’s founder, his grandfather Patrick O’Sullivan, and the company’s loyal team.
“It is a privilege to serve the people of Cork and we look forward to doing so for many years to come,” he concluded.
Minister Coveney congratulated the company, saying, “The wholesale and retail business in Ireland is very competitive, so it is a testament to M&P that they have stood the test of time in one of our toughest trading environments, and continue to grow and be profitable.
“There is a positive future to look forward to now as we grow consumer confidence and spend, which will help family businesses like M&P O Sullivan expand for many generations to come,” the Minister added.
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