Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Balbriggan, Ballyvollane, Cork, Glanmire, Naas, Donegal Town
Hotel / Restaurants
Accommodation And Food Service Activities
Food And Beverage Service Activities
56.1 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities

400 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
24 January 2018
Employment effect (start)
24 January 2018
Foreseen end date
30 June 2018


Fast-food chain Supermacs is to hire 400 people by the end of June 2018, with the opening of six new outlets.

Supermacs, which employs 2,700 people across Ireland, is opening new locations in Dublin, Kildare, Donegal and Cork.

The managing director of the company, Pat McDonagh, stated various managerial-level positions are to be filled in the recruitment drive, as well as catering assistants.

Mr McDonagh also noted  the company is putting 'structured career paths in place for staff that leads to store manager positions as well as site managers and area managers.'  


  • 24 January 2018: RTE
  • 25 January 2018: Irish Independent


Eurofound (2018), Supermacs, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 93123, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/93123.