Tullamore is set for a major jobs and retail boost in the run up to Christmas with a number of major retailers set to open in the town.
The stores vary greatly in what they will sell and many of them are currently hiring.
Work has already started on Specsavers on Patrick Street in the town which will see the creation of a number of jobs. The store is set to open in October. You can see more details on the positions here
Regatta Great Outdoors is also hiring for positions in a new store in Tullamore. The company is currently hiring part-time Sales Assistants and Supervisors. You can see details of the jobs by clicking here and here.
EZ Living Furniture is opening a new store which will be located in the Tullamore Retail Park. The company is hiring for a number of positions including Store Manager, Assistant Manager, Furniture Sales Advisor, Furniture Sales Advisor, specialising in Mattresses, Giftware Sales Advisor, Visual Merchandiser and Cleaners. You can see more details on the jobs here
Healthy Fast Food Company Freshly Chopped will also be opening a branch in Tullamore in early November and will reportedly be hiring ten staff.
And discount retailer Centz is also set to open in the town. The company is currently hiring and you can see the details by clicking here
It was also reported this week that an application for planning permission for a major shopping centre is expected 'within weeks'. Click here for more details on that potential development