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Sixt Appoints County Car Rentals

Sixt Appoints County Car Rentals

Germany’s largest car rental company, Sixt, has appointed Dun Laoghaire-based County Car Rentals as its Irish partner and will now operate under the Sixt brand. Founded in 1952, County Car rentals is owned and managed by the Loughran family and has grown to become one of the leading independent car rental companies in Ireland.

At the launch were An Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore TD; Bernard Loughran, Sixt Rent a Car; and Neil Lane, General Manager, Radisson Blu St Helen’s Hotel

As a result of the partnership Sixt Rent a Car has created 11 new jobs at its head office and plans to recruit an additional 12 staff over the next eight months.

Bernard Loughran, Managing Director, Sixt Rent a Car-Ireland, said: “County Car Rentals is delighted to partner with Sixt Rent a Car in Ireland as part of our strategy to expand and grow our business, from strong economic regions including Germany and Austria.

Trevor Toner-Operations Manager-Sixt Ireland

Detlef Krehah, Senior Vice President, Sixt, said: “We are delighted to work with such an experienced company like County Car Rentals who offer the highest standards in quality and customer service. Private and business customers alike will benefit from this new partnership.

Jim Paul, Tourism Ireland, and Billy Reddan at the Sixt launch

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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