Our people

Grainne Foyle

Office Manager

Grainne has worked in Midlands for the last 17 years in various administrative and financial areas. She now oversees the day to day running of the office at HQ Borris in Ossory. Grainne also ensures that Midland Tyres at all times follows best practice in relation to Covid and has completed Covid compliance training certified externally.

Noel Kingston


“Noel a Kerry native and PWC trained chartered accountant , purchased Midland Tyres in 2017 with a view to developing the company further into a world class tyre company and be an innovative leader in the Irish tyre market – He has put together a diverse and successful management team who, together will implement this vision.

Declan Maxwell


Declan joined Midland Tyres services in May 2019 as Chief Financial Officer, having previous worked with Reynolds Logistics as Managing Director. He brings with him a wealth of experience from Logistics and manufacturing industry. He has particular interest in financial systems, business process automation, Information technology. He is responsible for the Finance Function, ITC and HR in Midland tyres.

Luke McRedmond

Sales Director

With over 20 years’ experience in the motor trade, Luke joined MTS in April 2011 as sales representative. Luke now leads our Sales team as director of Business Development and has been instrumental in developing Midland Tyre Services chosen brands: Torque, Michelin, Goodyear and Mitas & Cultor. Luke's knowledge of tyres, threads and patterns along with their application is unsurpassed in the industry.

Gavin McGuire

Chairman and Board Advisor

Gavin Joined the Group as Chairman in 2020, having worked closely with the company over the previous 10 years. he brings a wealth of experience from his current and previous roles as NED, strategic & Tax advisor, as well as his 25 years’ experience as a Corporate lawyer. His focus with the group is corporate governance and risk management aligned to the management teams’ vision for the future.

Chris Parle


A second-generation tire fitter, assumed leadership of his father's business in 2001. This familial connection to the industry instilled in him a deep understanding of its nuances and a passion for its growth. In 2018, he strategically merged his company with MTS, taking on the role of Operations Director. Chris's emphasis on staff training, including tire safety, roadside work safety, and fleet tire maintenance, underscored his commitment to industry advancement and professionalism.