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Upgrade to create 5 new jobs

Aldi Ireland unveiled new plans today to replace and upgrade its Hanover Road, Carlow store in a move that will create an additional 5 new permanent jobs at the store.

The new and improved store will offer customers a larger shopping space, with the retail floor increasing by 32% from 998sqm to 1,315sqm. The new store will also be built according to Aldi’s award-wining ‘Project Fresh’ design, providing shoppers with an improved shopping experience.

Aldi today submitted a planning application to Carlow County Council, aiming to start the project in 2022.

Commenting, Donald Mackay, Regional Managing Director, Aldi Ireland said: “Creating a larger Aldi store featuring our award-winning Project Fresh format will provide an even better shopping experience for Carlow shoppers whilst contributing positively to the town. The store team are hugely excited by this announcement and are looking forward to the store receiving a state-of-the art upgrade.”

Aldi’s Hanover Road store was the first store to open in County Carlow in May 2002. Since then, it has become an essential part of the retail fabric of the town.  It currently employs 27 full-time staff.

Operating four stores in County Carlow, Aldi is deeply involved in the local community.  Through its partnership with FoodCloud, its Carlow stores have donated over 34,000 meals to local charities to date. Each store is also part of Aldi’s Community Grants network, with the Irish Wheelchair Association, St. Patrick’s Cheshire Home and My Canine Companion among those to avail of the €500 bursary grant in recent times.

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ALDI Press Office: 01 637 1777 or

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