Joe Duffy Group takes an active part in supporting Local Community through Charity Fundraising and Sponsoring Local Team Events. We take great pride and undertake several initiatives each year make our various community events a success for all those involved. We are particularly keen on supporting up and coming sports stars of the future!!
We endeavor to use local suppliers where possible and are always conscious of our responsibility to our community as a leading local business.
In addition to its support of Irish charities the Joe Duffy Group is keenly aware of its privileged position in the community and extensively supports many local businesses, organisations and sports clubs. The Group continues to strongly support local sports clubs like St Sylvesters GAA club and Clontarf Rugby and Cricket Club. The Joe Duffy Group annually sponsors St. Sylvester's Family Fun Day providing and running complimentary catering and children’s entertainment.
If you have a local community event or charity that you believe a dealership in the Joe Duffy Group should be involved with, contact our communications manager today on 01 864 7777.
The Group is committed to Corporate Social Responsibility in all dealings and playing an active role in its community. Joe Duffy Group believes that it has a responsibility to ensure that it conducts its business with the highest degree of business ethics and integrity. Its values are deeply embedded in its culture and it strives to consistently conduct its business in an honest and transparent manner that underpins the reputation and continued success of the Group. Each year, we invite our employees to nominate a charity that is close to their heart or one that we may be involved in. We support many local and diverse charities and allow our employees time off to volunteer when required. This year
Temple Street Children's Hospital
Every year the Joe Duffy Group staff take part in a number of event to raise money for charities across Ireland. In 2016 the group carried out a number of events in aid of Temple Street Children's hospital such as bake sales across all our dealerships, Raffles as well as sending our Master Technician Paul Forrester across Route 66 on a Motorbike to help raise even more funds by the end of 2016.
Joe Duffy Volkswagen Navan Presents St Mary’s Special School with a donation from the Group
Our employees hearts, Kevin Craven & David Donal presented a donation to St Mary’s Special School in Navan. Kevin and David were given a tour of the school and introduced to every child. Asking Kevin, how did the visit go, he reported:
“It was like something from a movie the way the welcomed us the children all had lovely songs for us. My heart melted away to say the least .This will be a day in my life I will remember. I was so proud to hand over the cheque on behalf of the Joe Duffy Group”
The team at Joe Duffy Volkswagen are hoping to build a long term relationship with the school and some of the team will begin volunteering in the new year.
Irish Heart Foundation
The staff at Joe Duffy Group pulled together to raise much needed funds to support the work of the Irish Heart Foundation. The Joe Duffy Group lost a dear friend and colleague Gerry Ryan whose presence, positivity and joy for life is missed every single day. In honour of Gerry and the positive impact that he had on all of our lives and our company, the Joe Duffy Group family together with members of Gerry's family collectively raised in excess of €12,700 for the Irish Heart Foundation.
St Michael's House
St.Michael's House, one if Ireland's largest providers of community based services for children and adults with an intellectual disability, announced the winner of its annual car prize as part of its monthly club draw. The lucky recipient, pictured collected her brand new Ford Fiesta courtesy of Ford Ireland. This Annual Car Draw is organised in partnership with Finglas Ford providing a brand new car every year.