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Tesco Extra Maynooth, Tesco's exciting new flagship store, officially opens

The all-new Tesco Extra Maynooth was officially opened today (03/11/08) by RTE presenter and Kildare native Brenda Donoghue and Store Manager, Cian O'Sullivan. The ribbon cutting was witnessed by a large crowd of eagerly awaiting customers, who had gathered to celebrate the opening of the largest Tesco store in the country.

On hand to help with the opening were the newly named Mr. & Mrs. Maynooth, Rose Comerford and John McGinley along with Josephine Moore of the Maynooth Senior Citizens Committee. The group received a cheque donation of €1,000 to celebrate the opening.

The new store offers a wide selection of new and extended ranges to customers including; Extended Food ranges, covering everything from Free From to Cashsavers and Polish to Health Living; Family clothing department - With fantastic choice and great value, the stylish collections from Cherokee, F&F, Stone Bay and other popular ranges lead the way; An exciting Sports Section with everything from equestrian gear to golf balls; Extended home entertainment and electrical ranges - covering irons and toasters to hoovers and digital cameras to satellite navigation systems; Toys for children of all ages; Extensive DVD, CD and book ranges and also an incredible home interiors department, featuring cool and stylist soft furnishings.

Tesco Maynooth is proud to support local suppliers and instore you will find products from - Organic Lamb from Brendan Walsh's Farm, Naas, Co. Kildare; Liam Heffernan from Gort Na Muc Pig Farm, Rathangan, Co. Kildare - Supplier of Fresh Pork; Barrettstown Mushrooms, Carberry, Co. Kildare; Lily O'Brien's Chocolates, Newbridge, Co. Kildare; Green Isle Foods, Naas, Co. Kildare and Oral B Dental Floss, Newbridge, Co. Kildare;

Speaking at the opening store manager, Cian O'Sullivan, said, "The Tesco Extra Maynooth team are delighted so many local people could be here today to support the opening of our new store. Today is a particularly exciting day as Maynooth is Tesco's new flagship store and will have the widest ranges available in the country. We are confident that customers will enjoy and benefit from this new shopping experience in the town".


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Mary Crotty PR
Tel: 01-6618777


Seamus Banim
Tesco Ireland
Tel: 01-2152100

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