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Height for Hire gets down to business with Bobby Kerr on Newstalk

Newstalk’s Bobby Kerr invited Height for Hire’s Operations Director Frances Mc Ardle to discuss the plant hire industry on his show Down to Business broadcast on St Patrick’s Day.

Celebrating 40 years in business this year, with locations growing in the last year to 30 across Ireland, the UK, Hungary and Slovakia, Frances said the business had come a long way since it was started by her father Harry McArdle back in 1978 with just one machine. Harry still plays an active role in the b...


Team Height for Hire wishes you a Happy Christmas

Team Height for Hire would like to wish all our customers a Happy Christmas and thank you for your business in 2017. We look forward to helping you all work safely at height in 2018.

Our offices will re open on Tuesday 2nd January 2018 and on Wednesday 3rd January in Glasgow.

Our 24/7 Technical Phone Support will be unavailable on Christmas Day, but operating as usual over the holiday period. Technical Phone Support: UK Freephone 0800 107 0030 or Ireland Freephone 1800 80 44...


Catch Up - Frances McArdle discusses women in business on Northern Sound

Height for Hire’s Operations Director Frances McArdle was interviewed by Tessa Fleming on The Wider View Show on Northern Sound, Cavan’s regional radio station for National Women’s Enterprise Day earlier this year.

Frances was delighted to speak at the Cavan Business Women’s Club alongside Vice President of the European Parliament Mairead Mc Guinness MEP and Marcella Rudden Head of Enterprise at the Local Enterprise Office Cavan to celebrate National Women’s Enterprise Day. RTE’s Bre...


Height for Hire makes the Sunday papers

Height for Hire were delighted to find themselves in print this week in the Sunday Independent.

Sean Gallagher interviewed Managing Director Fergus McArdle and Operations Director Frances McArdle where they discussed the ups and downs of the access rental industry and how Height for Hire likes to find a way to get everyone home safe.

Nearly 40 years in business, Height for Hire has over 2,000 machines across 20 locations in four countries – Ireland, ...


Height for Hire attends the Oscars for Ireland’s Business Community

Team Height for Hire and the McArdle family celebrated many years of hard work at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Gala Awards at Citywest Hotel on Thursday 26th October.

Managing Director Fergus McArdle and Operations Director Frances McArdle represented Height for Hire as finalists in the International Category. It was a great honour to be considered in the final line up with many great companies, where new alliances and friendships were formed and the joys and challenges of runnin...


Height for Hire is Highly Commended at NISO Awards

Height for Hire was delighted to be Highly Commended at NISO’s 26th Annual Occupational Safety Awards held in the Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa in Galway on Friday 13th October.

Operations Director Frances Mc Ardle was on hand to collect the award on behalf of Height for Hire, which is given to organisations who demonstrate the existence of a health and safety management system that has been tailored to the ne...


Frances McArdle, a woman who means business!

Height for Hire’s Operations Director Frances McArdle was delighted to speak at the Cavan Business Women’s Club alongside Vice President of the European Parliament Mairead Mc Guinness MEP and Marcella Rudden Head of Enterprise at the Local Enterprise Office Cavan to celebrate National Women’s Enterprise Day. RTE’s Brenda Donoghue acted as MC.


Height for Hire promoting Safety at Height for Construction Safety Week

Height for Hire is playing its part this year for Construction Safety Week with a 9-minute video on MEWP Safety called ‘Getting it right at height’.


You can download full video HERE

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Team Height for Hire plays a good game in Entrepreneur of the Year TV Series

Last night was an important night for Ireland and a great win against Wales.

But it was also a big night on the field for Team Height for Hire in Episode 3 of EY Entrepreneur of the year TV Series on Be3. We were delighted to be playing on the pitch with great companies such as L & M Keating, Mount Charles Group, Nostra and Cara Pharmacy.