Loughrea has seen the creation of 60 new jobs with the opening of the new Plaza Group service station this week.
The Loughrea Service Station consists of Supermac’s with Drive Thru, Papa John’s, Mac’s Place Deli, Moo Parlour and a Bewley’s Barista.
This brings to three the number of motorway and and national road Plazas in Galway alone, alongside the Galway Plaza and new opened N17 Plaza in Tuam.
The Supermac’s and Plaza Group Managing Director, Pat McDonagh, said that the Plazas were proving to be a very popular option for customers.
“Both myself and Una are delighted to be opening a new facility in Loughrea where we have employed a lot of local staff and we look forward to welcoming people to the Loughrea Service Station in the coming weeks.”
“Whether you are on the move for business or leisure or are going to the match, the Plazas provide the variety and quality that our customers are looking for,” he said.
He added, “Our Drive-Thru option here at the Loughrea Service Station is a convenient new addition to what we can offer our customers in the area.” he said.
The group, which also owns Loughrea Hotel & Spa, employs more than 1,600 people in Galway.
This newest plaza brings the total number of Supermac’s outlets in Galway to 24, while the hugely successful local franchise now has 119 branches nationwide.