Circle K, Ireland’s largest forecourt and convenience retailer, has announced details of the latest addition to its franchise network with the opening of Circle K Achill Island in Co. Mayo. The family-run business, currently operated by Margaret Lavelle, has been present on Achill Island for over 35 years, and is well known and highly regarded by the local community and regularly frequented by holiday makers.
A grand opening day took place at Circle K Achill Island on Friday 4th June with a host of special offers available to customers on the day. To celebrate the new Circle K location, a wide variety of offers will remain in place throughout the month of June across the overall Circle K offering.
Circle K’s franchise offering sees it partner with independent retailers across the country who then retail the Circle K fuel and convenience product range.
The renowned Circle K product offering will be available at the new Achill Island location – including miles fuel, Circle K’s range of K-Freeze drinks and all new ice cream options, gourmet coffee and Circle K’s ‘Grab and Go’ food range which includes a huge choice of convenient ready-made sandwich, baguette and salad options, as well as hot dog and breakfast products.
Margaret Lavelle, Owner and Operator, Circle K Achill Island said: “We are delighted to partner with Circle K and present its impressive product range to the local community here in Achill as well as visitors to the island. We look forward to welcoming visitors to our new store throughout the summer and beyond and provide them with the essential goods and services they need. It has been our great privilege to serve the people of Achill over the past 35 years and we are excited at what the future holds.”
“While the country is slowly starting to reopen and we are seeing restrictions easing, we are very conscious of the ongoing importance of health and safety and will be placing a big emphasis on ensuring a safe and comfortable environment for those visiting and working at our store.”
Derek Nolan, Senior Director of Retail Operations for Dealer and Franchise, Circle K Ireland commented: “We are thrilled to partner with the Lavelle family and would like to officially welcome them all the Circle K family.”
“Margaret and the team are mainstays of the local community here in Achill providing essential products and services to help keep people moving over the past 35 years. That is an outstanding retail legacy which we are delighted to be associated with and we look forward to helping them support the people of Achill as well as visitors to the island in the years to come.”
“At Circle K, supporting communities across Ireland is one of our key priorities and we hope to increase our footprint further in the years ahead and offer our range of products and services to more customers across Ireland.”