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When JJ Kavanagh returned to Urlingford in Kilkenny in 1919 after a spell as a hackney driver in London, he decided to turn his hand to the coach business.

7th April, 2007

When JJ Kavanagh returned to Urlingford in Kilkenny in 1919 after a spell as a hackney driver in London, he decided to turn his hand to the coach business.

Almost 90y ears and three generations later, the company he founded expects to carry two million passengers this year - more than one million passengers on scheduled services, more than 750,000 overseas tourists and more than 150,000 on 3,000 excursions.

The company, now called JJ Kavanagh & Sons, is still...

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