Wednesday August 12, 2020

The men behind the Doyle Group

The Doyle Group trades as Burke Shipping Group, the largest independent shipping group in Ireland, which has offices in all the main ports in Ireland.

24th March, 2007

Founded in Cork in 1886, the company has stepped up its expansion strategy over the past 20 years and has made no secret of its appetite for acquisitions.

It is controlled by cousins Conor and Frank Doyle, both of whom were born in 1945. Conor is described as the driving force behind the business, while Frank has kept a lower profile. Frank lives in the Cork suburb of Blackrock while Conor, who lives in Kinsale, is married...

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