We are dedicated to providing you with the Best Service

"We may have changed our exterior looks and expanded on the current site but our interior values of caring, excellence of service and high standards of service still remain"

Working in the Motor Industry business  for over 50 years.

Below is a timeline showing some of the changes we have encountered during our years in business.

1962 - Jimmy Travers starts apprenticeship as a Motor Mechanic

1974 - General Gar Repair Garage begins trading on the Dublin Road Kilkenny

1977 - With a growing customer base we found that the current site as it stood could no long accommodate our operations and so decided to relocate to Ormonde Road, Kilkenny.

1985 -  Build a new workshop on the premises.

1993 - James Travers (son of Jimmy) starts apprenticeship at the garage.

1994 - The company starts it's vehicle recovery business

2002 - Extend workshop on Ormonde Road and employ additional staff

2008 - Relocated to new premises in Hebron Industrial Estate, Kilkenny and at this time Alison Travers joined the business to look after accounts and administration

Present Day – Currently providing an excellent service in Auto Repairs, Vehicle Recovery, Pre-NCT testing, Auto Electronics & Diagnostics. View our full service details here »


James Travers Garage has a team of over 8 staff ranging from our recovery team to auto mechanics. We believe that a professional team and safe working environment makes a successful business thrive. This is why you are always assured of a warm welcome and an excellent service along with all the help and support you will need in order to make your visit to our garage as easy and hassle free as possible.

Currently the business is being run under the watchful eye of Mr.  James Travers.

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