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About Us

Welcome to WatsonHire, Letterkenny. We are no.1 supplier in the Northwest of Ireland and Donegal for Tools and Plant Hire. We are also one of Ireland’s largest independent stockists of Tools & DIY equipment. Whether you’re hiring or buying tools and equipment you have come to the right place.


WatsonHire in Donegal is an independent supplier of tool and equipment hire and related services – we have provided complete equipment management and hire services to big businesses, trade and DIY customers for over seven years. Focused on safety, availability, value and support, we work with our customers to help keep their businesses working safely and efficiently whilst driving down their costs.

Today, we have two hire superstores. Our Letterkenny ensures easy access to our extensive range of tools and equipment. We will deal with you in the way you choose – by phone, text, online, through a dedicated account manager and through the branch.

Priding ourselves on being easy to transact with, WatsonHire customers receive just one invoice and one contract. WatsonHire deliver and collect the majority of tools and equipment on hire, but if a customer wants to pick up equipment from one of our centres and drop it off at another, they can do. Through our OneCall service, Watson Hire also offers to source anything that is not part of the standard range. It’s all about keeping businesses working.


WatsonHire is one Ireland`s largest independent stockists and distributors of quality professional power tools from Bosch, Makita, Dewalt, Hitachi, Metabo and more. With the entire range of tools including power drills, cordless drills, cordless and corded saws and cordless packs, you can trust that whatever tool you require, WatsonHire can supply it.

WatsonHire has years of experience in supplying quality hand tools to the trade. Screwdrivers, Hand Saws, Planes, Chisels, Hammers, Clamps and Files for Plumbers, Electricians, Gardeners, Joiners, Builders and Contractors. These tools are from all the top manufacturers such as Stanley, Bahco, Norbar, Draper, Irwin and Hilmor. WatsonHire also specialise in pipe and plumbing tools from Ridgid.

WatsonHire are suppliers of quality cordless, petrol and corded garden power tools with a range from suppliers such as Bosch, Makita, Draper and Gardencare. We stock pressure washers, lawnmowers, strimmers, chain saws, hedge trimmers, blowers and more.

WatsonHire has one of the largest ranges of cordless tools on the web. These include cordless drills, cordless saws and cordless screwdrivers from Makita Power Tools, Bosch Power Tools, Hitachi power tools, Dewalt Power Tools and Draper power tools.

WatsonHire holds a vast range of access equipment which includes Lyte ladders, stepladders, roof ladders, fibreglass steps, glass fibre ladders, Telesteps telescopic ladders, steps and loft ladders, Youngman towers, minimax, scaffold, multipurpose ladders and extension ladders. These all come in DIY, trade and industrial models.


WatsonHire is a market leader in the northwest of Ireland providing an extensive range of home décor, gardening and DIY products at real value for money. The company which is, wholly Irish owned has been established for over 7 years. Currently we operate from our state of the art location at Lisnenan in Letterkenny.

We stock over 20,000 products, we employ 20 people and we are wholly Irish-owned. is our exciting online shopping store, which now allows us to offer the best range of DIY and homecare products to customers nationwide.

We’ve built our reputation on offering the most comprehensive range of quality products for every area of your home at value-for-money prices. includes everything from home office furniture to garden products, household accessories, a vast array of lighting options and bedroom. Of course we also offer everything you need for DIY – power tools, hand tools, paints, hardware and much more.

This new online shopping and home delivery experience makes our extensive product range available to you from the comfort of your own homes wherever you live in Ireland.

We’ve selected many of our best selling products including our power and hand tool range which you can now check out on this new website. This home shopping approach will free up more time for you to enjoy your home. Now we do the shopping so you don’t have to.


WatsonHire is the market-leading service agent and supplier of high quality tools and accessories, celebrating 7 years of Quality Customer Service . Our customers are trade, contractors, industry and consumers.

John Watson first opened his Letterkenny store in 2005. Recently appointed main Irish Sales, Repair and Warranty Agent for Draper tools. We stock a full range of quality products at competitive prices, all backed up by our expert product knowledge and after sales service. Our service department carries out all maintenance & repair work on most power tools and is an competent in service and repair of all leading brands including Bosch, Makita, Hitachi, Dewalt, Draper, Einhell, Honda, Stiga and many more.

WatsonHire is a full service tool repair center offering quick repair and maintenance of tools for Irish tradesmen, businesses and local households. Your tools are essential to your productivity and the quality of your work. WatsonHire services your tools to keep your projects moving forward. Our experienced mechanics have a combined 60 years of experience repairing tools of all types. The quality of WatsonHire`s repair and maintenance services is unsurpassed in the Northwest of Ireland.

WatsonHire covers the entire Irish market and is an authorized service center for many well recognized tool manufacturers – Bosch, Makita, Hitachi, DeWalt, Draper, Black & Decker, Paslode, Stanley, Bostitch and many more. We offer expert repair service for virtually all electrical, petrol and diesel powered equipment. For your convenience, a wide variety of inventoried parts are available, along with special order parts and Makita and Draper reconditioned tools. WatsonHire sells saw blades, drill bits and chisels of all types at the best prices in Ireland.

If your tools are not getting the job done, bring them in or send them to us. Whether you need repair or maintenance service, we will keep your tools in top running condition. Tools that don’t work properly can be a safety hazard, as well as a drain on your productivity. Don’t allow worn out tools to affect the quality of your work, bring them to a WatsonHire repair centre.


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