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Geographic Location

Country: Ireland


Sector: Hotel / restaurants
Accomodation and food service activities
56.10 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities
Number Employed: 1620

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 06-02-2019
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 06-02-2019
Planned Job Creation: 200

Additional Information

Fast food chain Supermac's is to create 200 new jobs, with the opening of three new outlets in the Midlands and the South-East. The new stores are in Wexford, Waterford and Westmeath and it is understood most of the jobs will be full-time roles. Supermac's is also seeking planning permission for further developments in Letterkenny, Longford, Ennis and Portlaoise; if these developments go ahead, it is projected Supermac's will be hiring another 300 people in due course. The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation has welcomed the jobs announcement.

Supermac's employs over 1,620 people across the country.