Eurospar Moyross secures 54 jobs
Eurospar has invested €600,000 in refurbishing a Moyross supermarket otherwise destined for closure
11 October 2010
A supermarket in Limerick destined for closure was officially opened for business, with the Mayor of Limerick, Councilor Maria Bryne cutting the ribbon on the supermarket. The launch celebration coincides with the announcement that 54 jobs have been secured and up to 50 more positions are likely to be created over the next two years. An investment of €600,000 has gone into refurbishment of the store.
Speaking at the official launch, Eurospar owner, Maurice Smith, said: “This is a very happy day for our staff and our customers, who were facing the prospect of their only neighbourhood supermarket closing. With the local community’s support for our business, we believe there is the potential to create up to another 50 positions, including part-time and full-time, over the next 12 to 24 months.”
Mayor of Limerick, Cllr Byrne, said: “I am delighted to be cutting the ribbon on a local supermarket which has safeguarded in excess of 50 jobs. I wish them well for a prosperous future here.”
Also commenting on the announcement was Deputy Willie O’Dea: “I am delighted that this excellent community resource has been retained in the Moyross area. It is wonderful that Eurospar has taken over the mantle. I wish the employees and management team the very best for their future business.”