Frank Crowley founded Cork Farm Machinery LTD in 1967; his daughter – Rosarie – took over the running of the business in 2004 when he retired.
Frank Crowley – the founder of Cork Farm Machinery LTD/ Cork Machines LTD/ Kuhn Center Ireland – has passed away.
Cork Farm Machinery LTD announced the passing of their “father, colleague and friend” on social media earlier this morning.
Frank passed away peacefully at Marymount University Hospital and Hospice, according to his death notice.
The firm – which is based at Carrigrohane Road, Co Cork - will remain closed today (Friday, January 25th) and tomorrow (Saturday, January 26th), as a mark of respect.
The business – retailers of high-quality machinery for agricultural use - was established by Frank in 1967, with the help and support of his family and staff.
Frank’s daughter – Rosarie – took over the running of the business when he retired in 2004; the enterprise has become one of the leading retailers of agricultural machinery in the South of Ireland.
He had a “very keen interest” in the company and agri machinery trade, following his retirement.