Lidl Unveils New Bagenalstown Store, Creates 35 jobs
Lidl Ireland has announced the opening of its new store in Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow, creating 35 jobs.
The new store will create a further 75 construction jobs throughout the development phase, the discounter said.
Georgina Booth, store manager, Lidl Bagenalstown said; “We’ve been warmly welcomed by the local community here in Bagenalstown and have already met so many lovely new customers."
"After months of preparation, we are excited to settle into the community over the coming weeks and to help our new customers make some real savings on their weekly shop,” she added.
Lidl's New Store Features
The 1,017sqm store, features a spacious interior layout, high ceilings and wide aisles.
The new development also includes an onsite café, and free EV charging points for customers.
Ladies Gaelic Football Association
As Lidl is Ireland’s leading supporter of female participation in sport through its partnership with the Ladies Gaelic Football Association, the retailer said, 'it was only fitting that members of St. Andrew’s LGFA club did the honours of officially opening the store this morning.'
Following the celebratory ribbon cut, St Andrew’s club members, Leona Lee, Chloe Beck, Georgie Byrne, Sinead McCullagh, Sara Clarke, Leanne Carroll, Rachel McCullagh and Rebecca Kelly were presented with a set of new kits for their team, sponsored by Lidl.
Through its partnership with FoodCloud, Lidl has donated more than 30,000 meals to local Carlow charities and community groups, helping to alleviate food poverty.