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#Pat McDonagh

# pat-mcdonagh - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Nobody on the pandemic payment is 'living it up', says Finance Minister

The CEO of Supermac’s said the pandemic payment was like ‘winning the lotto’ for part-time workers.

# pat-mcdonagh - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Supermac's franchise dispute over 'antiquated' and 'dated' Limerick restaurant

The dispute arises out of who is to update the Ennis Road outlet.

# pat-mcdonagh - Thursday 29 November, 2018

After delivering another tasty profit, Supermac's is testing Deliveroo - with mixed results

Pat McDonagh’s fast-food empire is trialling third-party delivery services as it posts record sales.

# pat-mcdonagh - Monday 20 August, 2018

Statue of Obamas unveiled at motorway service station near former president's ancestral home

Obama’s speechwriter was on hand to unveil the statue.

# pat-mcdonagh - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Supermacs to introduce recyclable cups, paper straws and biodegradable burger wraps in all restaurants

The changes are part of the restaurant’s green initiative which is being rolled out across all 110 outlets.

# pat-mcdonagh - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Supermac's chief Pat McDonagh has moved to add this Athlone hotel to his empire

The 68-bedroom Athlone Springs Hotel was put on the market for more than €3.5 million last year.

# pat-mcdonagh - Friday 11 May, 2018

Origin of name 'Supermac's' revealed as Irish fast food brand goes to legal war with McDonald's

It seems that Pat McDonagh, founder of the Galway fast food franchise, was nicknamed Supermac when he was in school in Co Westmeath.

# pat-mcdonagh - Thursday 26 April, 2018

The boss of Supermac's wants robots to help run his fast food empire

Pat McDonagh says staff retention is the biggest challenge facing the company in its fourth decade.

# pat-mcdonagh - Sunday 11 February, 2018

From The42 'Cool Runnings was good aul' craic but you could make a far better film about the Irish story' Ice Warriors

'Cool Runnings was good aul' craic but you could make a far better film about the Irish story'

Ireland made their Winter Olympics debut in the bobsleigh event at Albertville in 1992.

# pat-mcdonagh - Friday 18 September, 2015

"It's very hard to compete with a company that doesn't pay any taxes" - Supermac's chief

Supermac’s thinks McDonald’s have skipped paying an enormous €3.7 billion worth of tax in Europe, and they’re not one bit impressed.

# pat-mcdonagh - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Burger Wars - McDonald's have now officially objected to Supermac's Australian project

The two franchises are at trademark loggerheads over the Irish fast food retailer’s name

# pat-mcdonagh - Thursday 11 December, 2014

A brand-new Supermacs means 100 jobs for Clare

Supermacs wants to replicate the success of the Barack Obama Plaza in Clare.

# pat-mcdonagh - Friday 26 July, 2013

Most wanted Irish fast-food in the US? Curry chips and cheese please

USA Today lists Supermacs in the “10 delicious and forbidden fast-food chains” they wish would move stateside.

# pat-mcdonagh - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Moneygall to get a 'Barack Obama Plaza', creating 60 new jobs

The owners of Supermacs have announced plans for a €6 million plaza at the ancestral home of the US President.