welcome to barry group

Barry Group is Ireland’s leading family run wholesale distribution company. servicing over 1,500 customers nationwide through our franchise and wholesale business divisions, we strive to be  a leading player in the wholesale distribution market, growing through diversification and by placing the customer at the core of our business.

Jim Barry, Managing Director of Barry Group

Jim Barry is the Managing Director of Barry Group, one of the leading wholesale groups in Ireland. The company was founded in 1955 by Jim’s father, James A Barry. Since that point, the company has grown and developed at a rapid pace. Today it operates from a state of the art headquarters in Mallow where over 240 people are employed.

meet the team

At Barry Group, we are comprised of a team of disruptors, innovators, thought leaders, industry specialists and solution focused professionals with deep pride in our work. We treat every day as an opportunity to work together to ensure that we offer an unrivalled service for our retail partners while staying true to our family run, professionally led ethos.

Barry Group Story & Vision

Founded from humble beginnings in 1955 by James A. Barry, Barry Group has grown from a once local business to a leading wholesale distribution company. Today, it operates from a state of the art headquarters in Mallow, Cork where over 240 people are employed. Trading both nationally and internationally and supplying over 1,000 retail customers; Barry Group supplies its franchise customer base comprised of the Costcutter, Carry Out Off Licence & Quik Pick retail groups, as well as a large number of independent retailers and wholesalers based in Ireland and abroad. Under Jim’s leadership and vision, Barry Group aims to provide customer focused, high quality and profitable solutions to our symbol and retail partners. Proud supporters of family businesses, the Group find themselves in a unique position where they can aid small family businesses in the retail trade to grow and prosper through the support and guidance from their accomplished team.

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+ 353 22 30 100


Barry Group, Upper Quartertown, Mallow,
Co. Cork, Ireland

Eircode - P51 X656

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