A professional boxer who spars with Conor McGregor and an Irish International snooker player join the team!

We have expanded our sales force and added two new Technical Sales Executive to our Projects Support division – both of whom have interesting claims to fame!


Jay Byrne joins Core in the Republic of Ireland to operate in the Leinster region. Jay is a qualified electrician and an experienced technical sales executive with Panel Design expertise. He brings his technical know-how and a hands-on approach with local contractors and consultants to provide the highest level of service to Core’s customers.

He is also a successful professional boxer who has appeared regularly on Sky sports over the past six months and has been sparring partner for Conor McGregor in preparation for his major fight with Floyd Mayweather Jnr! Jay is very involved on the sport scene and is also manager of the St. Joseph’s Football Club’s senior team in the Leinster Senior League.


Darren Oldroyd joins Core in Northern Ireland to look after the cable management solutions. Darren is a business development professional with
over 12 years’ experience across multiple industries such as media sales and economic development and has worked in well-known companies including the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Irish News. Therefore, he brings a vast amount of experience in relationship management, which enables him to fully understand customer needs and go the extra mile to keep them updated on how Core and its manufacturing partners can help them fulfil those needs.

Away from work, Darren is a keen sportsman and competes competitively in soccer, cricket and Gaelic football and has played international snooker for Ireland.