Latest Aldi store opens in Ennistymon

Latest Aldi store opens in Ennistymon


Photo: © Pat Flynn 2017

15 new jobs have been created with the opening of the Ireland’s newest Aldi store in Ennistymon.

The new store, Aldi’s third in Co. Clare, brings the discount retailer’s number of supermarkets in Ireland to 129.

Declan Coyne, manager of Aldi’s new Ennistymon store said: “Aldi has grown in popularity across Ireland in recent years and we are pleased to make the quality, value and variety of our product ranges available to more people throughout Co. Clare.”

In the last five years Aldi has recruited over 70 new Irish suppliers bringing the total number of Irish partner/producers to 175.


Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick.

Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station’s flagship current affairs programme.

He was also the station’s News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day.

As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.