History of Carry Out

Carry Out is Ireland’s largest independent off licence with over 100 stores nationwide. Since its acquisition by Barry Group in 2009, Carry Out has enjoyed huge growth with ambitious plans to continue that growth in the coming years.

Owned and managed by retailers in your local community, Carry Out services local communities with an exceptional product range, level of experience and commitment to service, right at your door step.

Carry Out offer consumers an unrivalled range of consistently high quality range of wines, beers and spirits. You’re always within reach of Ireland’s leading off licence offering you an unrivalled range of high quality wines, beers and spirits.

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The Concept

Carry Out’s are community based stores, operating in an area where they not only have a commercial interest, but also strong social and community ties. Each Carry Out is independently owned and managed by local business people who understand the needs of their community.

This is the premise upon which the Carry Out promise is delivered – local businesses serving local communities with a product range, level of expertise and commitment to service that is guaranteed.

A Winning Strategy

Our retailer strategy is to provide a one stop shop to meet the needs of our retail partners consumer strategy. To achieve this, we aim to provide an extensive product range, competitive proving and unrivaled customer service. 

As a Carry Out Retail Partner, you become part of Ireland’s fastest growing off licence group. It enables you to supply Ireland’s largest selection of wines, beers and spirits to consumers in your local community. This, paired with providing unbeatable customer service is a recipe for business success. For more information please do not hesitate to contact us.

About the Franchise Operator

In December 2009, the Carry Out business was acquired by Barry Group, one of Ireland’s leading wholesale and distribution groups. Now, one of Ireland’s largest alcohol wholesalers, Barry Group has been in business for over 65 years and today employs over 240 people. Today, it operates from a state of the art headquarters in Mallow, Cork.

Trading both nationally and internationally and supplying over 1,000 retail customers; Barry Group suppliers its franchise customer base comprised of the Costcutter, Carry Out Off Licence and Quik Pick retail groups, as well as a large number of independent retailers and wholesalers based in Ireland and abroad.

Under the leadership and vision of Jim Barry, Managing Director, Barry Group aims to provide customer focused, high quality and profitable solutions to our symbol and retail partners. Proud supporters of family businesses, the Group finds themselves in a unique position where they can aid businesses grow and prosper through the support and guidance from their accomplished team.