Thursday February 27, 2020

Ray McCaughey is honoured with lifetime achievement award

2nd October, 2016
Owner of McCaugheys 24-hour Service Station in Broomfield Castleblayney, Co Monaghan, Ray McCaughey with his family after winning Irelands Forecourt & Convenience Retailer Lifetime Achievement award. Back row: Aedamair McCaughey, Jamelle McCaughey, Raphael McCaughey, Raylene Tavey and Mardeen McCaughey; front row: Ray McCaughey and wife Margaret McCaughey

‘Think big, start small’ has been the motto of lifetime achievement award winner Ray McCaughey.

He bought his first shop on the road where he lived, the main N2 route between Derry and Dublin, at the age of 19 in 1975, having left school before his teenage years without formal qualifications.

It was the genesis of an enduring association with retail and, as broadcaster Gráinne Seoige noted, his professional and personal life is still tightly...

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