Hugh Maguire Craft Butchers - Business of the fortnight

Hugh Maguire Craft Butchers



Question 1. Introduction
Welcome to our next Business of the Forthnight and member of County Meath Chamber Hugh Maguire Craft Butchers. Hugh Maguire has been a huge supporter of the Chamber for the past number years
Question 2. Can you describe your business?
Hugh Maguire and his team are dedicated and passionate about local, fresh and innovative Irish produce. We are an Artisan, Award winning Butchers based in Ashbourne and our produce is available countrywide.
Question 3. What are the advantages of being located in Meath?
Meath, being in the Boyne Valley has a huge amount of other top quality producers, by working along side each other we all help each other’s profiles. Meath also has great farming land, producing the best quality of Beef. Lastly, its distance to Dublin City
Question 4. How long have you been located/operating in Meath?
We are operating in Meath since 1991
Question 5. Why do your customers choose to do business with you?
We provide quality meat with brilliant customer service. Our customers come back to us because they know they get both when they come into us. We’re a family business and people respect that – we know our customers by their names
Question 6. Have you undergone any changes in the last year?
Yes - Our online shop is up and running, we have renovated and updated the inside of our Ashbourne shop and we are delighted to report that our products are now stocked countrywide and in the UK.
Question 7. Where can we find your produce?
First and foremost you will find us on the High Street in Ashbourne and online. Our products are stocked countrywide in outlets such as Avoca, Nolan's Clontarf, Fallon & Bryne, J.J O'Connell Cork, Ardkeen Waterford, Kates Kitchen Sligo and many more. Check out our website for full details.
Question 8. Do you have anything you would like us to promote on your behalf?
Our Smokin’ Butcher brand. Our Smokin’ Butcher brand is our Food service and retail products, comprising of our award winning Pork products
Question 9. How do you add value to your customers wants and needs?
Our Click and Collect service allows customers to order their meat before they come in – Allowing us to freshly prepare their order while they can collect their meat at most convenient time for them
Question 10. Any advice for new businesses starting up?
Work hard and create an exceptional experience for your customers. Your customers are everything in Business

Hugh Maguire Craft Butchers

Hugh Maguire Craft Butchers

Hugh Maguire Craft Butchers

Hugh Maguire and his team are dedicated and passionate about local, fresh and innovative Irish produce. With a passion for excellence, they are known for going above and beyond for their customers, anticipating their needs, creating and providing only the best possible product for each and everyone of them.


Each day, they deliver the highest quality products, working with a combination of traditional artisan and modern techniques.



Hugh’s flair for food craft and product innovation, pushes him ahead of the rest. In 2016, his fascination and love for working with pork specifically, encouraged him to purchase his own smokehouse and production unit in Navan, Co. Meath.

Hugh hopes to continue, crafting unique artisan pork products and pass on all of his knowledge to the next generation, his son Hugh Junior.

At Hugh Maguire Butchers, our vision is to be THE place for those looking for excellence in all things meat . In store, we aim to create that village feel experience, that reflects that of the old, traditional, Irish butcher who is as reliable and skilled as ever.

We consistently aim to create a shop space that is always innovating, improving and diversifying our product range. We strive to keep ahead of the industry trends and drivers , by relying on a combination of modern and traditional food innovations.


Business categories: Butcher
Contact name: Hugh Maguire
Address: Unit 3 & 4 Highstreet, Ashbourne, Co Meath, Ireland