case studies

McGarry Consulting team members have worked on hundreds of projects over the last 20 years. We've provided a short selection below to give you a flavour of our work. To learn more give us a call today.

 

 

business plans

McGarry Consulting team members have completed several business plans for start-ups through to multi-nationals. Two examples are below:

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NEW 5-STOREY BUILD AT BROADWAY

Business Plan & Business Case

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Games development company

Business Plan & Funding


CLUB (SPORTS) DEVELOPMENT PLAN

McGarry Consulting have completed club development plans, sports developments plans and outreach & community plans. Two examples are below:

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SPORTS DEVELOPMENT PLAN

Falls Bowling Club & Donegal Celtic FC

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CLUB DEVELOPMENT PLAN

Rosario YFC Community & Outreach Plan


ECONOMIC APPRAISALS (BUSINESS CASES)

McGarry Consulting have worked on over 100 Green Book economic appraisals, as well as provided appraisal training, quality assurance and expert witness testimony. Four examples are below:

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URBAN REGENERATION & PUBLIC REALM

3 Combined Projects in the Lower Falls Area

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tourism & coastal EI SCHEMES

Castlerock, Portrush & Whiterocks Investment in Tourism Facilities & Environmental Protection

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rural development

Maghery Country Park - Revitalise Rural Areas

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EUROPEAN FISHERIES FUNDING

FLAG Funding for Local Fishing Communities


EVALUATIONS & INDEPENDENT REVIEWS

McGarry Consulting have completed several evaluations for funders and project promoters; as well as many independent and organisational reviews. Four examples are listed below:

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TBUC CROSS COMMUNITY PROGRAMME

Evaluation of Major Cross-Community Youth Leader & Sport Pilot

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TEACHING OTHERS ENGLISH

SRC Voice Project Evaluation

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BUSINESS EXPORT PROGRAMME

EU Funded Cross-Border Tradelinks-2 Programme

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VOLUNTEER CENTRE

Independent & Organisational Review of Limerick Volunteer Centre


FACILITATIONS & CONSULTATIONS

McGarry Consulting have undertaken hundreds of consultations and surveys. In addition we've facilitated groups, boards, committees, events and public meetings. Three examples are outlined below:

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OLDER PEOPLE EVENTS & CONSULTATIONS

Managing & Facilitating Events for 500 Older People

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PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSIONS

Informal Drop-In Information Sessions (e.g. Carryduff Greenway)

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COMMUNITY SURVEYS & AUDITS

Providing Surveys & Survey Training for Local Communities

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BOARD, STAFF & VOLUNTEER FACILITATION

Engaging Facilitation Exercises for Boards & Groups


FEASIBILITY STUDY

McGarry Consulting have undertaken feasibility studies for a wide variety of projects, partnering with design teams and specialists were required. Two examples are below:

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Feasibility Studies & Business Cases for 5 NI Greenway Projects

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DERELICT LAND OPTIONS

Feasibility Study & Options Appraisal into Underused Land (Cookstown)


FUNDING

McGarry Consulting have successfully secured funding from £500 to £5m+ for various clients, and has worked for both applicants and funders. Four examples are highlighted below:

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ESF FUNDING APPLICATION

Orchardville Society's Application Scored 179/180, Ranking #1 in NI

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funding consultancy & support

Helped Grand Opera House with Funding Identification & Strategy

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5-YR FUNDING FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Cross-Departmental Revenue Funding Secured for SOU

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SUBSTANTIAL 3-YR FUNDING SECURED

Secured £150k+ for Couch to 5K Programmes


GOVERNANCE & CLUBMARK

McGarry Consulting advise start-ups, clubs and community organisations on governance and assist them with clubmark. We can offer tailored templates, training and consultancy. Two examples are below:

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HELP GROW ORGANISATIONS

Supported & Scaled Group to Take on £1m Funding

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HELPING CLUBS GET CLUBMARK & IMPROVE GOVERNANCE

Helping Clubs Become Better Organised & Fit for Purpose


STRATEGY

McGarry Consulting have delivered group strategy sessions, corporate strategies, strategy updates/reviews and first time strategies for growing organisations. Three examples are contained below:

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STRATEGY FOR GROWING CHARITY

Strategy for Growing & Diverse Older Persons Charity

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nEW STRATEGY FOR EMF FISHING FUNDING IN NI

 

 

FLAG Strategy for €3m NI Fishing Communities Fund

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FIRST STRATEGY FOR ARTS ORGANISATION

Literary Organisation Sought Strategic Clarity & Guidance

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UPDATE STRATEGY TO REFLECT CHANGING CIRCUMSTANCES

Reflect New Departmental Policy & Push

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ANTI-POVERTY STRATEGY FOR MID-ULSTER

Outline Poverty Challenge and How To Address Causes


TRAINING & MENTORING

McGarry Consulting provide a range of tailored training and mentoring services, especially to creative groups. Our approach is imaginative, engaging and full of practical examples. Five case-studies are listed below:

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arts & business mentoring

Helping Arts Organisations to Develop & Grow

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DIGITAL MEDIA PROGRAMME

Training, Mentoring & Business Development Support

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MENTORING - BLICK STUDIOS

Creative Hub Mentoring & Business Development

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FUNDING TRAINING

Learning About Funding via Board Games

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LOBBYING & PUBLIC RELATIONS TRAINING

Community & Public Sector Training


VILLAGE PLANS

McGarry Consulting have completed a number of village and community plans. Our novel approach (e.g. video, drone, online media) ensure each plan is unique. Two examples below:

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KILLINCHY VILLAGE PLAN

Photo c/o Killinchy Cycling Club

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PORTAFERRY VILLAGE PLAN

Photo c/0 Portaferry Gala


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