Find out more about Gem Oils

There's no substitute for experience.

Since 1962, Gem Oils, a family owned business, combines industry expertise with exceptional technical ability to deliver high quality lubricants competitively in the marketplace. We are 100% committed to providing outstanding customer service.

Every customer relationship is unique and we ensure we do everything to honour that customer experience, and the larger community, in a professional, responsible way.

Based in Cavan with a nationwide service, Gem Oils has a long tradition of offering quality lubricants. Our team of talented and highly skilled professionals undertake to specify and deliver the most cost effective lubrication solution for your business.

But don’t just take our word for it, as the facts speak for themselves:

  • Experienced locally based customer services department.
  • Dedicated sales team covering all regions
  • Company owned and operated transport fleet.
  • Largest storage capacity for lubricating oils in Ireland.
  • A commitment to Quality – ISO 9001 company
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Our Team

Our team represent knowledge, experience & innovation

Gem Oils’ reputation is directly attributable to the high quality of its employees.

We focus on the qualities that really matter—knowledge, experience, and innovation. This, in turn, contributes to a cohesive team spirit that focuses on product and customer service excellence.

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Helen Milligan

Managing Director
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John Connolly

Area Business Manager Border Counties
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Mark Connolly

Area Business Manager Midlands
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Gerry Dunne

Area Business Manager West
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Mike Brophy

Area Business Manager East
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Martin Hughes

Area Business Manager Northern Ireland
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Tom Coughlan

Area Business Manager South East
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Bryan Milligan

Area Business Manager South West
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The Gem Oils team is always willing to go the extra mile for our clients. It gives us particular satisfaction when our clients take the time to acknowledge their satisfaction by providing us with their testimonials and you can take their word for it!

MAGUIRE INTERNATIONAL LTD have utilised GEM OILS LTD for over 40 years as their preferredsupplier of all their lubricant products. These include gear oil, engine oil, antifreeze and grease for our complete fleet of lorries and trailers. Using Gem Oils products gives us confidence that our fleet are using the highest quality lubricants available on the market today. The company is efficient, has excellent response times and are supported on the ground by a great sales team.

Maguire International Ltd
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“I have been dealing with Gem Oils for over 20 years as offer a fantastic product, service and are a very professional company to deal with.”

Tracey Concrete
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We have had a close working relationship with Gem Oils for a number of years now where we get regular deliveries of mould oils to our production departments. Like ourselves, Gem are a family run business who have always displayed the many qualities and professionalism that a family business normally has. Their product range is excellent and their delivery service is always very prompt. Gem have always shown a level of expertise which can always be called upon if an alternative solution is required for a new product range.They have always treated us in a manner which shows that our business is important to them and I would have no hesitation in recommending Gem Oils to anyone thinking of using their products

Production Manager
Homespan & Spantherm Flooring

POC NI Distribution Ltd, have had a business association with Gem Oils Ltd since June 2014.Their vast product range, technical support and prompt delivery service, is key factors for us, in accommodating all our customer needs.I could not compliment Gem Oils Ltd enough, for their professional service and advice, that they have provided us over the years and look forward very much, to continued success in the future.

Managing Director
POC NI Distribution Ltd., Markethill, Armagh

Gem Oils has been our main lubricants partner since September 2013 and our relationship has continued to develop and grow into this new decade. Bates Oil looks to our suppliers to provide a comprehensive product range, excellent service levels and sound technical advice. With so manyrecent market developments we value the practical knowledge that Tom Coughlan (our Gem Business Manager) brings to our team. We look forward to exploring more opportunities in theyears ahead.

Managing Director
Bates Oil, Ardcavan, Wexford
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