Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
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

700 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
10 February 2023
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2023
Foreseen end date
31 December 2023


German supermarket retail chain Lidl is to create 700 jobs and open four new stores in the Republic of Ireland in 2023. The new jobs will be in a variety of operational and office-based roles across its network of 176 shop locations, three regional distribution centres and Dublin head office. The new roles will bring Lidl’s total workforce in Dublin to more than 6000 employees for the first time, with 7,500 people employed across the country. Lidl also announced pay increased for staff from 01 March 2023. On average this will result in a 7.5 per cent pay increase for employees, or about €2,000-€2,500 extra per employee annually.

Previous restructuring events for Lidl have been recorded in the ERM database. In 2022, the company announced restructuring plans in Ireland (Lidl-2022-IE) (Lidl-2022a-IE), Romania (Lidl-2022-RO) (Lidl-2022a-RO), Poland (Lidl-2022-PL) (Lidl-2022a-PL) (Lidl-2022b-PL), Spain (Lidl-2022-ES), Portugal (Lidl-2022-PT), Italy (Lidl-2022-IT), Lithuania (Lidl-2022-LT) and in Northern Ireland (Lidl-2022-WO).



Eurofound (2023), Lidl, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 108407, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/108407.