Mission Statements

Creativity in Lighting Concepts

Lighting the present for the future


How we strive to continuously achieve our values

We Are General Lighting

General Lighting was established by Tom Mills in 1985 and in 2001 Nicholas & Mary Moran acquired the company.

We believe in the “Creativity of Lighting Concepts”, Light is not just about technology, it is our whole environment, it is our inner child wanting to explore light in its raw and natural form, creating unusual and unique lighting designs, it is also the sensible adult providing the technical functional lighting layouts, which aids in productivity & activity and importantly conforms to required standards.

We provide lighting design solutions for a wide variety of projects in the commercial sector using the latest technology. General Lighting work with some of the best and most innovative lighting products from Europe’s leading manufacturers in architectural design.

We have worked with Irelands elite Electrical Engineering and Architectural Companies to create lighting solutions that fit our client’s specification and more importantly expectations.

We have continued to grow and build our reputation based on our knowledge and expertise working to a high quality level of service. The experience and skills of our dedicated team ensure that a functional lighting design solution is the end result for all our clients’ needs and requirements. We consider no job too small or too big and we are at all times supported by our partner brands.

We have built strong relationships with our partners who support us in bringing the latest technology and design solutions to our clients. We believe and our partners believe that “Quality and customer orientation are the leading principles and a path of lasting relationships should be pursued with customers, business partners and employees.”

Who We Are

Nicholas MoranManaging Director
Nicholas Moran has had a career in the industry spanning over 40 years. His early days were as an electrician and the latter years within the commercially driven market, spending a considerable amount of his career with Philips Lighting. Here he developed a deeper understanding of what the market required and expected from lighting products. His drive and ambition has led him to where he is today, widely respected and known within the commercial lighting market building lasting relationships. His passion for the industry has never waned.
Mary MoranDirector
Mary Moran supported Nicholas’s move from employee to Business owner, she has been a part of the company since 2001 and supports the business activities within the company, successfully running an efficient accounts office.
Garrett HealySales Director
Garrett Healy joined the company in 2002 and was appointed Director in 2007. His earlier days also began as a qualified electrician working both in Ireland and Australia on commercial projects. On his return to Ireland 2002 he began working with General Lighting and has built up an array of experience within the lighting environment. His knowledge and expertise allows him to think outside of the box and work in situations which are not the norm, to come up with solutions that are functional and effective to the client specification. He has developed and built up relationships within both Electrical Engineering and Architectural practices, with a portfolio of projects ranging from commercial offices both small and large, cultural in museum & arts, to landscape & road lighting.
Paula MurphyGeneral Manager
Paula Murphy joined the company in 2003 supporting administratively the activities of the company. With limited experience of lighting her knowledge was driven by a desire to learn completing the LIF lighting course in 2006. Paula is responsible for all of the daily operations within the company. Driving the company forward, looking constantly for ways to improve the customer experience and constantly looking for ways to update and progress internal systems and procedures. She works on the belief that there is always room for improvement.