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Top Oil reveals Sirio Retail appointments

Top Oil has recently announced senior appointments at its company-owned division, Sirio Retail Operations Limited. The company has announced Enda McEntire as Project Manager, Sarah Corrigan as Fresh Food Manager, and Pauline Casey as Human Resources Manager for Sirio’s retail division. Enda McEntire, Project Manager, has over 10 years’ extensive industry experience in project management, project engineering and scheduling. Enda, a native of Stillorgan, Dublin, will ...

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Maxol promotion slashes prices for customers

Forecourt and convenience retailer Maxol has announced a savings promotion offering customers savings of 3p per litre in Northern Ireland or 5 cents per litre in ROI. Run in partnership with Independent News and Media (INM), the promotion runs until March 11. Customers can avail of the discounts by presenting special discount vouchers which are now available across INM publications, ...

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Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer Yearbook out now

The Ireland’s Forecourt & Convenience Retailer 2017 Yearbook is out now, an invaluable asset for every convenience and fuel retailer. This unmissable guide features insights from the biggest names in the sector, including leading figures from the worlds of food, convenience, fuel, and trade organisations in the region. It also features the essential Fuel Review 2017, our exclusive and comprehensive ...

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Dairyglen celebrate 25th anniversary

Irish ice-cream specialist Dairyglen has celebrated its 25th anniversary in style in Co Wiclow. Founded by both father and son, Edgar and Geoffrey Delaney, in 1991 the company has delivered over 10,000 tonnes of ice-cream to businesses throughout Ireland over the last quarter century. The company’s anniversary event took place in the Glenview Hotel, Co Wicklow on Friday January 27, ...

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Details of Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit released

The first details of the 2017 Ireland’s Convenience Retailer Summit have been released. The event is essential for all those involved in convenience retail in the UK and Ireland, and takes place this September 6 at the Clayton on Burlington Road, Dublin. The event is a showcase of what’s new, revolutionary, captivating, explosive, and vibrant within neighbourhood, convenience and forecourt ...

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Applegreen Lisburn Northbound creates 120 jobs

Irish motorway service area operator, Applegreen, has announced its sixth site and third Motorway Service Area in Northern Ireland, creating 120 jobs. The Lisburn Northbound Motorway Service Area is located between Sprucefield and Belfast on the M1 Northbound and will be accessible by an average of 30,000 motorists per day. In addition to a full convenience store, fueling pumps and ...

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First drone delivery touches down in Dun Laoghaire

Ireland’s first Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) approved parcel delivery by drone has successfully taken place in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. According to the IAA, the flight was organised by 10 years old Belle Moore, a student of Alexandra College Junior School, Milltown, as part of a science competition hosted by tech firm Intel. The flight took place at 5pm and ...

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Cantina flying at Topaz Dublin Airport

Cantina, Ireland’s authentic Mexican street food experience, has opened at Topaz Dublin Airport. Following a €100,000 investment, the latest Cantina has created four new jobs at the site. In just over a year since the first Cantina launched in Galway, the brand has transformed the landscape of local Mexican food experiences for Irish consumers. The first food outlet of its ...

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Freshii announces fresh franchises

Healthy eating fast food chain Freshii has announced new franchisee-run outlets in Dublin, Limerick and Belfast. The company said it has plans to double its restaurant numbers in Ireland from six to at least 12 in the first six months of 2017. Freshii’s first restaurant in Northern Ireland will be located in Donegall Square in the heart of Belfast; the ...

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Investigation underway after Hoey’s Mace blaze

Specialist fire officers are investigating the cause of a large fire in the Stewartstown Road area of Belfast. The blaze at Hoey’s Mace and Solo forecourt saw local residents evacuated in the early hours of Wednesday morning. A total of seven fire appliances and an aerial appliance were tasked to the scene, along with a command support vehicle. Fire crews ...

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Applegreen announces first NI recruitment fair

Motorway service operator Applegreen is holding its first Northern Ireland recruitment fair on January 12 in Lisburn. The fair takes place as the Irish fuel and convenience retailer prepares to open its third Motorway Service Area (MSA) in Northern Ireland – its sixth NI site – directly opposite its popular Lisburn Southbound services. The opening of Lisburn North will create ...

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Inver hosts first dealer conference at Thomond Park

The home of Munster Rugby in Limerick, Thomond Park, was the venue for fuel retailer Inver’s first Dealer Conference. The event saw Inver CEO Chris O’Callaghan address the Irish forecourt market’s changing dynamics, and reveal the company’s future business and marketing strategy. The conference also highlighted the strong relationships Inver has with its forecourt partners. A varied selection of speakers ...

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