Brand new Lidl store opens its doors to customers

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Galway ladies football star and Lidl Ambassador, Nicola Ward officially opened the new Lidl Knocknacarra store with Pauline McLoughlin, Store Manager and Shane Brosnan, Sales Operations Manager. Photo:Andrew Downes

Lidl has opened its doors to customers at its brand-new store in Knocknacarra this morning.

The store in the Galway city suburb will create over 30 permanent jobs, and sees a local investment of more than €13 million.

With a 1,546sqm shop floor, high ceilings and wide aisles, the new Lidl also has a large bakery area with freshly baked breads and pastries.

Commenting on the opening, Pauline McLoughlin, store manager at Lidl Knocknacarra, said that the shop offers customers an even better experience with its spacious design, ample parking and sustainability features throughout.

“The new store will be a positive addition to the local area of Knocknacarra making our fantastic range of top-quality produce available at the best possible prices,” she said.

The environmentally friendly Knocknacarra store has roof mounted solar panels and will be powered by 100% green renewable electricity.

Knocknacarra Lidl opening times

Lidl’s new Knocknacarra store will be open daily: Monday – Saturday 8:00am – 10:00pm, and Sunday 9:00am – 9:00pm.

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