Plaza Group has announced its plans to is open a new motorway service station in Co.Laois this week, creating 120 jobs.
The Portlaoise Plaza is situated off of junction 17 on the M7, reports RTÉ.ie.
The new facility is Plaza Group's seventh motorway station.
Speaking with RTÉ.ie, the owner of The Plaza Group, Pat McDonagh, said: "In these challenging times, the way we operate has changed completely. We have listened to staff, customers and the relevant authorities and we have put in place a plan that allows us to open gradually with the safety of our staff and customers as our main focus."
"It is important that we remain positive and we work together to get over these challenges," he added.
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