Curran Sawmills is at the top of the tree

12 Jul , 2019  

Galway-based Curran Sawmills (Gabriel Curran & Sons Sawmills Ltd) has been a leading supplier of processed timber products to the agricultural, construction, landscaping, domestic, energy and rail sectors since it was established in 1981 by Gabriel Curran.

Adhering to the highest international standards, certified FSE renewable, CE certified and NSAI regulated with wood graded to ISEN 14081-1:2016, this exceptional family-run business combines quality with value and decades of experience to bring customers the best possible results. Curran Sawmills’ innovative, modern, state-of-the-art sawmill products are available in standard and non-standard sizes, in large sections and long lengths, and can be pressure-treated with Tanalith E or Tanatone’s unique and very durable process in green or brown, lasting at least 15 years. It is the sawmill that other sawmills call when they need something out of the ordinary.

When it comes to wood treatment, Curran Sawmills insists on using Tanalith E and Tanatone, which are the original and best-known brands of environmentally-friendly pressure treatment available. This process, applied on-site, gives you a performance wood product that will last for many years.

Curran Sawmills machine locally sourced Douglas fir, pine, larch and spruce, delivered on time at a very competitive rate, in particular post and rail fencing Galway. A whopping 95% of timber is sourced from Coillte forests in Galway, Tipperary, Waterford and Wicklow.

The company’s timber, wood and lumber milling are perfect for your fencing, decking, treated wood, carcassing, construction, landscaping, sawdust and pallet needs. The Curran’s have years of experience in fulfilling all orders, which they are very happy to bring to your project.

The main products offered by Curran Sawmills are: kiln dried, strength-graded carcassing in lengths from 2.4m to 7.8m; pallet and packing case materials; fencing, including post and rail, corner and gate posts, picket boards and much more; machined timber, including decking, cladding and fencing; wood chip and sawdust.

Gabriel Curran continues to run the business along with his wife Carmel, sons Paul and Stephen, and a staff of eight. The sawmill operates from Corrandulla, which is 17km north of Galway city and is also close to Headford and Tuam.

“We have a large and loyal customer-base in Ireland and the UK,” explains Paul Curran, who is Purchasing and Sales Manager.

“We have a great team here and state-of-the-art equipment, including a double band saw, a tandem saw which is used for breaking down logs as well as an edger and double band resaw. We are currently putting in a new pressure treatment plant and installed a biomass boiler system in 2004 which powers our dry kilns and has dramatically reduced our energy costs.

“We pride ourselves on being a family business which is committed to providing our customers with the best products and service on the market.”

Curran Sawmills supplies the farming and equine sector with a wide range of products, from post and rail fencing to gate posts, feeding troughs and sawdust for bedding. The company can also cater for all your timber needs when erecting a farm building and can supply poles for powerlines which are dried and treated, and are usually 16ft in length.

Manufactured from the highest quality Irish spruce, larch, pine and Douglas fir, Curran Sawmills Galway post and rail fencing is produced to the highest international standards with quality assurance by their skilled and experienced craftsmen.

Post and rail fencing has both practical and aesthetic appeal, being the tried and trusted solution for keeping in livestock as well as being a great boundary marker and blending seamlessly with the local environment in rural and agricultural locations too. Additionally, it’s a great investment given its long life and durability. Curran’s kiln dried and pressure-treated wood stands the test of time, being able to weather year after year without needing to be replaced or maintained.

Curran Sawmills has an extensive range of post and rail options for you to choose from. It works great for equestrian arenas, walkways, sand pens and paddocks.

The company can supply sawdust and wood chip unbagged and loose by the tonne. Its sawdust and woodchips are stored indoors for best results and are used in bedding, paddocks, training gallops and for all sorts of livestock. One of Curran Sawmills’ largest customers is Bord na Mona, with about 80% of all woodchip produced destined for their electricity power plant in Edenderry, Co. Offaly.

Curran Sawmills would like to take this opportunity to thank their customers and suppliers for their continued support.

Curran Sawmills

Cluide, Corrandulla, Co. Galway.

Tel: +353 (0)91 791 273 / +353 (0)86 124 7381 | Fax: +353 (0)91 789 776

Email: [email protected] | Web: www.curransawmills.com

Taken from Irish Tractor & Agri magazine Vol 7 No 2, April/May 2019