Iceland has announced its plans to create 270 new jobs in nine new stores across Ireland in 2017.
Reportedly, the frozen food retailer will invest €12 million in its new proposed stores in Tallaght, Galway, Letterkenny, Limerick, Shannon, Gorey as well as three locations in Cork which include Douglas, Fermoy, Ballincollig, according to Breakingnews.ie
In the latter half of this year, this will see Iceland grow to an employee base of over 530.
Ron Metcalfe, managing director of Iceland Ireland, said: “We have been back in Ireland for four years now and have been committed to expansion from day one."
It opened its 13th store yesterday in Tallaght creating 35 new jobs and it will open it's largest Irish retail outlet on Tuesday 9 May.
He added, “This new investment sees 2017 as our biggest year yet with our nine new stores opening. We’re looking forward to bringing great value and a brand customers can trust to Tallaght, Galway, and across the country this year, as well as welcoming new team members to the Iceland family.
“And as always, we’re looking forward to expanding and delivering the Power of Frozen to more Irish customers than ever before”. added Metcalfe.
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