“Monaghan is a great place to do business,” says McMahon. “The ‘never say beaten spirit of our ladies and men’s Gaelic football teams epitomises the entrepreneurial spirit of its business heart,” he continues. “Whatever challenge is presented, ‘not a problem, it can be done!’ is the response you will hear up here.”

The company has gone on to win awards for its craft brews and is making inroads into international markets, including the notoriously competitive US. 

Brehon recently availed of LEADER funding [link to funding and support page] to grow their business through the purchase of a bottling plant and kegging line, allowing Brehon to achieve critical mass in terms of their production capacity. The couple meanwhile plan to further develop the brewery’s potential as a tourist attraction.