Boost for Newcastle West shoppers as discount store opens new outlet

The new Mr Price store in Newcastle West.

THERE’S good news for shoppers in Newcastle West with the opening of a new discount store for the town.

Mr Price has announced that it will open its third store in Limerick this coming week on February 15.

The new store, located on the Demensne in Newcastle West, will employ 40 people locally and joins Mr Price’s offerings in Annacotty and Roxboro.

Laura Blighe, marketing director for Mr Price, said that there has been a large amount of interest locally in the jobs.

We are delighted to open our third Limerick store. We have created 40 new jobs and there has been a huge amount of interest from applicants looking to join the team,” Ms Blighe said.

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The Newcastle West store will officially open its doors at 12 noon on February 15.

The new Limerick store will bring the Irish-owned retailers total number of stores to 65 nationwide, employing 1,600 people from all across Ireland.