Mr Price to create 200 new jobs in Westmeath

Mr Price to create 200 new jobs in Westmeath

200 new jobs are on the way for Westmeath.

Retail discount chain Mr Price is to open a new base in Athlone.

Mr Price says it plans to develop the former Nexans site on the Cornmaddy Road - which has been vacant since 2008.

It will see an overall investment of €2.5m with the creation of 200 new jobs.

The company plans to recruit 80 by Christmas and a further 120 positions over the next two years.

Mr Price already employs 900 staff at its 42 stores across the country.

- Digital Desk

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