Business expansion
Border; Midland and Western; West
Location of affected unit(s)
Galway and Mayo
Retail Trade, Except Of Motor Vehicles And Motorcycles
Retail Sale Of Food, Beverages And Tobacco In Specialised Stores
47.2 - Retail sale of food, beverages and tobacco in specialised stores

140 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
1 September 2022
Employment effect (start)
1 September 2022
Foreseen end date
1 September 2024


German supermarket chain Aldi is to create 140 new jobs in the west of Ireland over the next 2 years. The company is to open six new stores in Galway and Mayo and upgrade four of its existing stores in Galway as part of a new expansion. Some of the new stores are already complete. Recruitment will begin in early 2023.

Aldi currently employs over 4,650 people in Ireland and operates a network of 152 stores across the country. The company also offers its employee a living wage of a minimum of €12.90.

Previous business expansions were recorded in the ERM database in 2021, with 1,050 jobs created (ALDI-2021-IE), and in 2019, with 500 jobs created (ALDI-2019-IE).



Eurofound (2022), Aldi, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 107280, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/107280.