Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Hotel / Restaurants
Accommodation And Food Service Activities
Food And Beverage Service Activities
56.10 - Restaurants and mobile food service activities

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
6 February 2019
Employment effect (start)
6 February 2019
Foreseen end date


Fast food chain Supermac's is to create 200 new jobs, with the opening of three new outlets in the Midlands and the South-East. The new stores are in Wexford, Waterford and Westmeath and it is understood most of the jobs will be full-time roles. Supermac's is also seeking planning permission for further developments in Letterkenny, Longford, Ennis and Portlaoise; if these developments go ahead, it is projected Supermac's will be hiring another 300 people in due course. The Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation has welcomed the jobs announcement.

Supermac's employs over 1,620 people across the country.



Eurofound (2019), Supermac's, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 96649, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/96649.