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Tesco Oranmore store now officially open

110 new jobs created

The new Tesco Oranmore store was officially opened today, Monday 15th November, creating 110 jobs for the town.

Assisting Tesco Oranmore Store Manager Martin Daly and Tesco Stores Director Bernard Mahoney to cut the ribbon were two local Oranmore schoolchildren, Alison Blaney and Fiona Cannon, from Maree National School and Scoil Mhuire respectively, whose prize winning entries to a poetry competition run by Tesco Oranmore won them a range of prizes for their school, as well as the honour of helping to open the new store.

Tesco employs over 490 people in its five stores in Galway Ballinasloe, Headford Road Express, Galway City, Newcastle Express (NEW) and Oranmore (NEW) and over 13,000 people nationally.

Tesco stores in Galway have raised €8,500 to date for the Tesco Staff Charity of the Year, the Irish Cancer Society.

For further information please contact Tesco Corporate Affairs on 01 215 2661