Another winner at National Landscaping Awards for Galway Company
Another winner at National Landscaping Awards for Galway Company Moycullen company Radharc Landscaping won yet another prestigious ALCI (Association of Landscape Contractors in Ireland) Award at the ALCI annual awards. This time the award was for best Landscape maintenance project – The client was NUIG Galway.
The ALCI Awards recognise the excellent standard of landscaping and garden design achieved by landscaping companies in Ireland. Judgement of the Awards is based on how well the project is designed, the standard of landscaping and overall presentation.
The Minister of State for Food & Horticulture presented the award to Radharc MDs Brian Whyte and Charlie Hosty to celebrate their winning landscape maintenance project – NUIG.
Based in Moycullen, Radharc Landscaping was set up by Charlie Hosty and Brian Whyte 20 years ago and now employs over 40 people. “We are delighted to have won this Award. We’d like to thank our dedicated, hard working, talented team whose skill, and loyalty has helped us achieve this recognition of excellence", stated Brian Whyte.
Radharc has expanded its design service and currently has a team of three full time designers. The designers liaise with clients, architects, planning authorities and developers, and use the most up to date technology to create interesting and innovative designs.
Radharc has been receiving the Bord Bia's Quality Landscape Mark since 2006, which ensures that the company follows recognised practices in everything from landscaping legislation and health & safety to managing people and resources.
Both directors developed a hands-on interest in landscaping through their parents. Brian grew up working alongside his father Jack in the well-known family garden centre, Whytes of Ballinasloe. Charlie inherited his interest in horticulture from his father Cathal, a keen gardener. As a schoolboy, Charlie worked in Billy Heneghan’s vegetable production unit, Ballybane, which now houses the Glasán student village.
Brian and Charlie both studied horticulture at UCD.