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ALDI Ireland’s 11th Galway store opening in Mountbellew follows the retailer’s recent announcement of a €63 million expansion programme in the West of Ireland

The company has made a capital investment of over €61 million in Co. Galway since opening its first store there in 2000

ALDI Ireland today officially opened its new store in Mountbellew, Co. Galway, the latest step in the company’s dedicated West of Ireland expansion programme which will see over €63 million invested and more than 140 new full-time jobs created across Connacht over the next two years.

This €63 million investment which underlines ALDI’s commitment to the region, has seen new ALDI stores in Ballina, Tuam and Mountbellew, with new stores to open in Athenry, Ballyhaunis, Monivea Rd, Galway City, along with store upgrades in Portumna, Clifden, Galway Retail Park and Ballinasloe, some of which are already complete.

The new Mountbellew store is ALDI’s 11th store in Galway will see the creation of 15 new permanent full-time jobs across management and store assistant roles. This brings the number of people employed by ALDI in the county to up to 260.

Located on College Road, ALDI’s Mountbellew store was officially opened today in the presence of the local team and Store Manager Jolita Mazulyte.

ALDI Mountbellew

The spacious new 1,315sqm store features ALDI’s award-winning Project Fresh layout, characterised by wide aisles and hi-spec fixtures and fittings. There are 120 car park spaces available to ALDI shoppers, along with four electric vehicle chargers and 10 bike spaces.

The store has been designed to be as environmentally friendly as possible. It is powered by 100% green electricity and has 90 square metres of solar panels on the roof. ALDI’s new Electronic Shelf Labels are better for the environment and replace traditional paper price labels, meaning that stock or price changes can easily and quickly be communicated to customers.

Speaking at the Mountbellew store opening, Jolita Mazulyte, ALDI Mountbellew Store Manager said:

“Last month, we announced a major expansion programme in Connacht that will see us invest more than €63m in six new stores and create more than 140 full time jobs and 350 construction jobs. This new €7m store in Mountbellew is the latest step in that programme and I’m delighted to open our 11th Galway store and our 154th store in Ireland. This new store, and the 15 new jobs created, will support our ambition to deliver value to the people of Galway at the locations most convenient to them.

“As a leading retailer in Ireland, we are very conscious of the current challenges facing consumers and businesses. The cost-of-living crisis is impacting every household and we know what it means for our customers. ALDI Ireland is steadfast in our belief that continued investment in our value offering and our store network is key.  Working alongside our strong network of local suppliers, we will continue to work hard, mindful of the challenges facing our customers and supporting them in weathering this storm.”

ALDI currently partners with 12 Irish food and drink producers across Co Galway and spent over €16 million with its Galway suppliers in 2021. ALDI is committed to growing its Irish supply base and increasing the number of locally produced Irish products available at its stores. Last year, the retailer spent €1 billion with its Irish food and drink suppliers.

“We are proud to support local suppliers, local communities and local employment, whether through our Grow with ALDI programme, our Community Grants initiative or our support of charity partners Barnados and FoodCloud.

“Households and families in Mountbellew and the surrounding areas can now shop at their local ALDI and enjoy our range of great quality fresh produce, Irish ingredients and household products at value that just won’t be beaten. At a time when everyone is grappling with rising costs, the ability to offer our customers the best value at locations most convenient to them matters more than ever. Our promise to our Mountbellew customers is that we will never be beaten on price, and we will always provide the best value when they shop with us.

“We were very encouraged by the response to our recruitment campaign locally, with a high level of applications received and processed. We are delighted to welcome our 15 new staff to the Mountbellew team and look forward to working together to deliver a great service and product offering to our local customers. With market leading salary, career progression possibilities and a whole host of other benefits, now is the perfect time to start your career with ALDI. We are actively recruiting and have fantastic employment opportunities for Store Assistants and Store Management to form part of our ALDI team. Find out more and apply today at

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