Valentia Island Community Hospital is the latest recipient of Inver’s Leading Lights sponsorship

VALENTIA ISLAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Valentia Island Hospital is a charitable facility providing long stay residential care, respite care and day care services for the elderly of the South Kerry area. The hospital currently provides long stay care for 16 elderly residents in addition to providing a day care service to the elderly of the locality. The hospital is currently carrying out an extension to bring the hospital up to HIQA standard. The new building will provide single room accommodation to the required standards for 24 residents. The current bedrooms will be reconfigured and put to other uses in the daily operation of the service. The cost of providing and fitting out this extension is almost €1.5 million and has to be sourced by the voluntary Board of Management.

Valentia Island Hospital was established in 1870 and has provided 147 years of unbroken service to the Iveragh peninsula in South Kerry to date.
The hospital is managed by a voluntary Board of Directors working hard to fund and create the necessary changes to the hospital.

The cheque was awarded to Colette O’Connor on behalf of the hospital. Jack and Tracy Fitzpatrick, Inver Market House, Cahirchiveen nominated the hospital in partnership with Inver as part of the companies Leading Light initiative. Inver Leading Lights focuses on giving back to the local communities around Inver Service Stations.

Creative Techfest 2017 – the annual event young people attend to celebrate being creative with technology

Creative Techfest is an incredible fun day, full of diverse and creative ways to interact, learn and use technology. Young people from TechSpaces all over Ireland attend the event to celebrate the culmination of their work at their local TechSpace . Awards are given out in many categories acknowledging the high levels of creativity achieved through out the year.

Inver sponsors TechSpaces around our Service Stations and our goal is to provide Children from all walks of life the opportunity to create and engage with technology and not be just  passive consumers. Children have the opportunity to learn to code and create within a diverse range of visual and physical mediums. Young people have the opportunity to learn skills not normally taught in the classroom in a fun, informative relaxed, supportive environment.

We are proud to be part of the journey towards Creating tomorrow’s tech geniuses!

Presenting Adam King with the TechSpacer of the year award

Inver Leading Lights sponsor Skellig Stars with Jack and Tracy Fitzpatrick, Inver Cahirchiveen

Skellig Stars Special Olympic Club is a group of children and adult athletes with special needs who train on a weekly basis throughout the school year, training for fun and to take part in the Ireland games. The Skellig Stars annually visit all the clubs in Kerry for a fun day. They also host their own fun sports day in Cahirchiveen. Skellig Stars provides children and adults of all ages with an important physical outlet through athletics and basketball games. Currently there are 25 athletes ranging in age from 6 to 62 years old.

Skellig Stars are fund-raising to upgrade their facilitates to install an eight lane running track for the athletes to practice and train on. The club currently uses the sports hall in the local secondary school, Colaiste na Sceilge to train indoors. A proper track is important for the athletes to train on as it would allow them to practice on the surface they will compete on. Denis Daly, Skellig Stars volunteer noted ‘Athletes on competition day are allowed up to 15% time differential time faster or slower win or lose time on competition day. Trainers need to provide the athletes race time before the event to factor in this 15% difference. If an athlete wins their race and their wining time is outside this ratio they are disqualified. This is why the track is so important for the athletes to train on.’

Sandra O’Callaghan from Inver stated, ‘We are delighted to support the Skellig Stars Athletics, this is an amazing organization and we wish them every success with their fundraising to build their track. Thank you to Jack and Tracy Fitzpatrick and Sharon at Inver Market House, Cahirchiveen for nominating this great organization.’

Inver hosts the 2017 Dealer Conference at Thomond Park

Chris O'Callaghan, JP Collins and Doug Howlett

Chris O’Callaghan and Doug Howlett from Munster Rugby presented the prize of one year’s pump maintenance to JP Collins from Inver Tarbert. Co. Kerry.

Thomond Park, home of Munster Rugby, in Limerick was the venue for Inver’s 2017 Dealer Conference. The Irish forecourt market is facing changing market dynamics and and Inver is well situated to meet those changes following Greenergy’s acquisition of Inver. Inver’s CEO, Chris O’Callaghan shared the company’s business and marketing strategy for the future with attendees and introduced Andrew Owens, CEO of Greenergy, who gave Inver’s forecourt partners a detailed overview of Greenergy and the positive benefits resulting from the acquisition.

Andrew Owens, CEO Greenergy UK presenting at Inver's Dealer Conference

Andrew Owens, CEO Greenergy UK presenting at Inver’s Dealer Conference

A varied selection of speakers from Inver and Greenergy’s management team spoke on the day joined by guest speakers. The Speakers created an informative, inclusive environment with the attendees. Ben Lenihan, Inver’s Retail Director noted, “This event continues to provide our forecourt partners with the opportunity to network throughout the day, get advice and create new contacts.

Chris O’Callaghan, Inver’s CEO, said ‘Thomond Park is an outstanding location for Inver’s Dealer Conferences and this year attendance more than doubled from last year. That’s a clear demonstration our forecourt network is continuing to grow rapidly. It’s always a pleasure to host our forecourt partners and outline to them the new changes in the company and the tangible expansion the forecourt network is continually achieving.The relationship with our forecourt partners remains important to me and to the company and that will not change as the company increases in size.

Inver is an Irish company and we are fully invested in giving back to our local communities. We continue our investment in S.T.E.M education through our funding of TechSpaces around Inver forecourts and the annual Creative Techfest festival. Munster Rugby Junior Supporters Club sponsorship has reached its capacity goal of 5,000 children for 2017 and the number of families back attending matches is hugely gratifying. Inver’s new sponsorship ‘Leading Lights’ has launched and we are successfully sponsoring local endeavours around all Inver forecourts @invercommunity shares those uplifting stories.’

In his closing remarks at the conference, Chris O Callaghan, reiterated Inver’s commitment to the brand and to the dealer network with the support of Greenergy and informed delegates that continued growth is a fundamental part of Inver’s strategic plan for the Irish retail forecourt market. He stated “Inver will work with local partners who have the vision and capability to provide modern forecourt retailing to their local community and I look forward to hosting next year’s dealer conference.”

Inver launches Leading Lights sponsorshiip – Inver Ballyneety donates 1,000 euros to St. Ailbes LGFC

Inver Sponsors St. Ailbes LGFC, Limerick

In recognition of all the wonderful people who volunteer and make incredible contributions to children, families and their communities, Inver has launched ‘Leading Lights’ supporting  local organizations around Inver’s forecourt network!

The first recipients of Inver’s Leading Lights sponsorship is St. Ailbes LGFC. A superb organization set up in 1995 by some visionary people to create a club for girls  covering the catchment areas of Ballyneety, Ballybricken, Catheline, Caherconlish and Fedamore.

The Club has grown from one team of under 12 girls to the largest club in Limerick with 220 registered players.   A large number of parents volunteer to train and support this  great organization and they have a phenomenal success rate keeping their young players invested and playing with their club.

Our thanks to our forecourt partner Aideen Fitzpatrick , Inver Ballyneety, Limerick for highlighting the great organization and we wish them well  this season and look forward to following all the teams.

Inver Energy Sponsors Munster Rugby Junior Supporters Club

Inver sponsors Munster Rugby Junior Supporters Club

Inver  is sponsoring 5,000 junior members for this new season . The MRSC Junior Club in association is now open for new members with FREE MEMBERSHIP for all kids under the age of 16.

MRSC Junior members will receive all of the below benefits for free by filling out the Application Form Here

All current members will be automatically renewed, so no need to anything, you will receive your new membership card and pack for 2018 in December!

Sign up for your membership now as there are a limited number of places available for new members! If you want to be a new member make sure to join up as soon as possible!

Inver Energy Gives Back To Local Communities

“Inver Energy, a major Irish fuel importer and supplier in Ireland for 35 years, received the accolade for the Best Oil Company Initiative at the Irish  Forecourt Retailer awards. Inver received the award  in recognition of their commitment  to children, education and families in the  local communities around the Inver Network. Read the full article here.

Greenergy Acquires Inver Energy

Inver Energy Limited announces the sale of 100% of the company’s share capital to Greenergy.  The sale includes 100% share of Inver Energy (UK) Limited, Inver’s UK subsidiary, and Inver’s 50% share of the Atlantic Fuel Supply Company Limited and its oil terminal in Foynes.

Invers’s business activities include import and storage facilities, fuel supply operations, and an Irish retail dealer network.  Inver’s existing management team will remain in place and Chris O’Callaghan, Inver’s Managing Director, will join the Board of Greenergy Fuels Holdings Ltd.

Chris O’Callaghan, Inver’s Managing Director said:

‘The acquisition by Greenergy is a very exciting opportunity for the company.   Greenergy and Inver are a close cultural fit, and the two businesses align very well together.  Inver’s existing management team will remain in place as will our commitment to our customers and their businesses.   Greenergy’s global reach and financial resources will allow Inver to execute our growth strategy across all facets of the business.  I look forward to this next step for the business, and while Inver will be part of a multi-national business, we will continue to think ‘local’. ‘

Andrew Owens, Greenergy Chief Executive, said:

“Greenergy and Inver are both customer-focussed, can-do businesses and together we will maintain our focus on safety, operational reliability, low costs and superior customer service.   By combining Greenergy’s global origination skills with Inver’s storage facilities, branded retail dealer offer and strong local customer relationships, we aim to accelerate the expansion of Inver’s business in Ireland.

The transaction is subject to the usual regulatory approvals and closing conditions.

 

For more information:

Chris O’Callaghan, Managing Director Inver Energy

Phone: +353-(0)21 439 6950, chrisocallaghan@inverenergy.com

 

About Inver

Inver is one of the leading fuel suppliers in Ireland.  Over the past 30 years this Irish company has grown their business from a local supplier of fuel oil to a national supplier of a full range of fuel products. They currently supply 10% of Irelands fuel requirements.

www.inverenergy.com

 

About Greenergy:

Greenergy is an established supplier and distributor of road fuels with a proven track record as the low-cost supplier delivering highly reliable customer service.  Greenergy manages fuel supply chains from refinery gates to customer sites, importing, storing, blending and distributing fuel and managing stock levels for customers.

In business for 25 years, Greenergy supplies some of the largest fuel retailers in the UK.  Its diverse customer base includes supermarkets, major oil companies, independent retailers and commercial users.   Greenergy also operates in Canada, Brazil and Bahrain.

www.greenergy.com

 

About Atlantic Fuel Supply Company (AFSC):

AFSC is jointly owned by East Cork Oil Company and Inver Energy.  It owns and operates an oil import terminal in Foynes.  East Cork Oil Company will continue to own 50% of AFSC.

 

 

 

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