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GalMac joins forces with Compu b

The Biconic Group, UK & Ireland High End Fashion Technology group, is pleased to announce that GalMac Computers Ltd, the long-established Galway based Apple Reseller has joined forces with Compu b Ltd, the Irish & UK Apple Premium Reseller.

Patricia Hanly of GalMac and Thomas Creighton of Compu b in front of Compu branding

Established 28 years ago by Tom Callanan & Patricia Hanly, GalMac was an authorised Apple Reseller and Service centre and has a large and loyal Consumer, Education and Corporate customer base, primarily across the West of Ireland. Tom and Patricia will continue at the helm of Compu b in the West and continue to operate out of their Liosbaun premises in Galway along with their current team.

The link-up with Compu b sees GalMac based in Galway now forming part of Ireland’s largest Apple Premium Reseller with Education and Business departments operating out of our Dublin HQ in addition to six retail locations in Galway, Limerick, Cork, Grafton St, Swords and Dundrum Town Centre. Compu b also has extensive retail and corporate departments in the UK.

Making the announcement, Ciaran McCormack, CEO, Biconic Group, explained, “GalMac is a wonderful success story and Tom & Patricia have been pioneers in bringing the Apple experience to the West of Ireland for over 25 years. We are delighted that they are joining Compu b, who are themselves 25 years in operation in Ireland, to bring synergy and expertise to their wide customer base.  It will be business as usual in Liosbaun with the additional management, procurement and logistical support that being part of the Compu b family will bring.”

Tom Callanan (as Director of GalMac) commented that, “We started GalMac 28 years ago helping to build the Apple identity and to establish ourselves in the West of Ireland.  We owe a large thank-you to all our customers and particularly those who began the Apple journey with us many years ago and have remained loyal to GalMac ever since.  We were fortunate to have a great team & dedicated staff, some who have been with us over 15 years, all who believed in the Apple brand and have grown with the business over the years.

The next step of our journey, as part of the Compu b family, is very exciting for all of us and we look forward to utilising the expertise of both companies for the benefit of all our customers going forward.”

- press release first published June 4th 2018.