Pat McDonagh thinks it'll bring a boost to the area.
A new Supermac's will open in Laois in May 2020.
The development is located at Junction 17 on the M7 at Togher in Portlaoise and will include a retail unit, a food court and drive through.
Managing Director of Supermac Ireland Pat McDonagh says the new facility will generate up to 100 jobs.
He says it will be good for the county: