The Lidl supermarket chain has invested more than €18m in the north west and employs 170 people in 10 outlets.
That’s according to Lidl Ireland’s 2019 Impact Report.
Lidl says that in Sligo, €7,509 has been raised for Jigsaw, the supermarket chain’s national charity partner, which provides services to young people to combat mental health difficulties.
Two local ladies Gaelic football clubs were given jerseys and equipment, and 5,471 meal donations were made to FoodCloud charities in the region.
48 people are employed directly in Lidl’s two stores in Sligo.
Lidl has invested more than €4.1m in County Donegal.
Almost €19,000 was raised in the county for Jigsaw, eight ladies Gaelic football clubs were awarded jerseys and equipment, and 20,344 meals were donated to FoodCloud charities in the region.
122 people are employed in Lidl’s eight stores in Donegal.
This year marks Lidl’s 20th anniversary of its establishment in Ireland; since then it has opened 163 stores across the country.