Michael McCartan is General Manager at Shelbourne Motors, Newry. A family business established since 1973, Michael joined ahead of a major growth period for the business with the opening of its second site in Newry. The award winning group operate franchises for Toyota, Renault, Dacia, Nissan and Kia. At the flagship multi-franchise site where Michael oversees the day-to-day activities they operate Kia, Renault, Dacia and their Used Car Supermarket brand Autoselect.
Michael has worked in the motor trade since 1996 and says “I thoroughly enjoy working at Shelbourne Motors. My team and customers are the most integral part of our business. Surrounded by great people we can achieve great things.”
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|What 3 words would you use to describe yourself?|
Ambitious, positive & energetic.
| Where are you originally from?|
Rostrevor, Co. Down.
|What was your first car?|
1986 Austin Metro.
|What is your dream car? |
New Model Defender 90.
|How would your friends & family describe your driving? |
Like a nun.
|What is your favourite film? |
The Great Escape
|If a film was to be made about your life, who would you choose to play you?|
|What TV show would you recommend? |
Ben Fogle – New Lives in the Wild
|What would the title of your autobiography be? |
I Can Do
|What title of a film, TV show or book best describes your life? |
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
|What famous person would you most like to have dinner with? |
Simon & Garfunkel
|How do you unwind? |
Walking the Mournes, cooking, gardening, and spending time with family.
|Describe your dream holiday. |
1 month touring New Zealand in their summer.
|What is your personal motto? |
This can be done.
|What is your hidden talent? |
Baking a cake.
|What is your spirit animal? |
An Elephant – I remember everything! Ever gentle & wise.