It will employ seven new staff members and up to 100 jobs during the planning and development stage.
Construction is beginning today on a new €6 million Lidl store in Laois.
The retailer says the new facility will add seven new staff members, as well as employing up to 100 workers during the planning and development stage.
The site will be located on James Fintan Lalor Avenue in Portlaoise.
Fergus Torpey, Construction Project Manager at Lidl Ireland says the new building will include the latest sustainable technology.
“At Lidl, we don’t just bring our customers top quality produce at the best prices in the country, we also strive to provide our customers with the best shopping experience possible. And our new state-of-the-art store will offer our customers in Portlaoise and its surrounding areas just that with its spacious design and market leading sustainability features throughout. Having recently announced a €550 million investment in our Irish operations over the next 3 years, we are very excited to be commencing construction on our latest development this morning, bringing our commitment a step closer to fruition.”