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# supermacs - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Supermac's franchise apologises after Deaf couple refused service at Dublin drive-thru
# Spawell
# Spawell

Supermac's franchise apologises after Deaf couple refused service at Dublin drive-thru

Nov 19th 2020, 3:09 PM 65,284 Views 48 Comments

The fast-food franchise in Spawell said the incident is being “fully investigated”.

# supermacs - Thursday 28 May, 2020

Nobody on the pandemic payment is 'living it up', says Finance Minister
# Covid19 Unemployment
# Covid19 Unemployment

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

Updated May 28th 2020, 4:15 PM 72,038 Views 238 Comments

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

# supermacs - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Supermac's to reopen certain outlets for drive-through and delivery
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Supermac's to reopen certain outlets for drive-through and delivery

Apr 22nd 2020, 10:42 AM 42,780 Views 68 Comments

The fast food outlet closed its premises last month due to the Covid-19 crisis.

# supermacs - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

A loss of over €250k and massive income drop as Galway GAA financial crisis deepens
# Seeing Red
From The42
# Seeing Red

A loss of over €250k and massive income drop as Galway GAA financial crisis deepens

Dec 11th 2019, 8:44 AM 12,456 Views 4 Comments

There was a big drop in Galway’s fundraising income following the revelations at last year’s convention.

# supermacs - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Galway GAA 'disappointed' by Supermac's statement about sponsorship money
# Response
From The42
# Response

Galway GAA 'disappointed' by Supermac's statement about sponsorship money

Oct 2nd 2019, 5:25 PM 10,733 Views 26 Comments

The fast food chain wants to know how almost €1.6million in sponsorship funding was used by the county board.

# supermacs - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Supermac's wins judgment cancelling trademark of most 'Mc' foods in Europe
# Trademark Wars
# Trademark Wars

Supermac's wins judgment cancelling trademark of most 'Mc' foods in Europe

Aug 6th 2019, 10:59 AM 54,573 Views 61 Comments

The ‘Mc’ prefix can now only be legitimately used by McDonald’s for chicken nuggets and sandwiches.

# supermacs - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Supermac's loses High Court bid to stop franchisee doing up 'dated' Limerick restaurant
# Ennis Road
# Ennis Road

Supermac's loses High Court bid to stop franchisee doing up 'dated' Limerick restaurant

Jun 6th 2019, 5:20 PM 50,221 Views 23 Comments

John and Mary Lyons operate the Supermac’s outlet at Ennis Road, Limerick.

# supermacs - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 5th 2019, 3:16 PM 48,056 Views 0 Comments

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

# supermacs - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

McDonald's appeals EU decision to cancel Big Mac trademark

McDonald's appeals EU decision to cancel Big Mac trademark

Mar 19th 2019, 8:23 PM 35,883 Views 0 Comments

This is the latest round of the brand battle between McDonalds and Galway-based Supermacs.

# supermacs - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Supermac's wins legal battle against McDonald's over use of 'Big Mac' trademark
# Trademark War
# Trademark War

Supermac's wins legal battle against McDonald's over use of 'Big Mac' trademark

Jan 15th 2019, 12:39 PM 58,658 Views 47 Comments

Supermacs welcomed the decision from the European court.

# supermacs - Sunday 2 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 2nd 2018, 7:58 PM 20,249 Views 8 Comments

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

# supermacs - Thursday 29 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 29th 2018, 4:22 PM 1,076 Views 0 Comments

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

# supermacs - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

Council puts plans for Supermacs plaza at centre of 'bogus letters' scandal on hold
# Clare
# Clare

Council puts plans for Supermacs plaza at centre of 'bogus letters' scandal on hold

Sep 4th 2018, 11:20 AM 22,204 Views 29 Comments

The fast food outlet plans to build a €10 million motorway plaza serving the Limerick to Galway motorway.

# supermacs - Monday 20 August, 2018

Statue of Obamas unveiled at motorway service station near former president's ancestral home
# Barack Obama Plaza
# Barack Obama Plaza

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

Aug 20th 2018, 6:05 PM 38,090 Views 106 Comments

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

# supermacs - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Applegreen owner leading the charge against Supermac's plan for a plaza between Limerick and Galway
# Planning
# Planning

Applegreen owner leading the charge against Supermac's plan for a plaza between Limerick and Galway

Aug 15th 2018, 10:18 PM 45,862 Views 59 Comments

However, the plan has strong local support.

# supermacs - Thursday 5 July, 2018

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

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

Jul 5th 2018, 5:00 PM 13,410 Views 47 Comments

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

# supermacs - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Barry Keoghan told Alicia Silverstone to go to Supermacs when she comes to Dublin on her holidays
# Our National Dish
From The Daily Edge
# Our National Dish

Barry Keoghan told Alicia Silverstone to go to Supermacs when she comes to Dublin on her holidays

Jun 20th 2018, 4:17 PM 5,741 Views 2 Comments

And with that, the tourist industry was saved.

# supermacs - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Supermac's chief Pat McDonagh has moved to add this Athlone hotel to his empire
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

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

Jun 9th 2018, 11:00 AM 35,878 Views 27 Comments

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

# supermacs - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Supermac's chief Pat McDonagh has moved to add this Athlone hotel to his empire
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

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

Jun 7th 2018, 3:56 PM 785 Views 0 Comments

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

# supermacs - Friday 11 May, 2018

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

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

May 11th 2018, 8:08 PM 112,305 Views 72 Comments

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

# supermacs - Thursday 26 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 26th 2018, 1:15 PM 8,228 Views 20 Comments

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

# supermacs - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Supermac's to create 200 jobs as it opens three new restaurants in Cork
# Jobs Jobs Jobs
# Jobs Jobs Jobs

Supermac's to create 200 jobs as it opens three new restaurants in Cork

Apr 11th 2018, 1:53 PM 17,081 Views 89 Comments

Supermac’s plans to open a total of six new outlets in Ireland this year.

# supermacs - Saturday 4 November, 2017

16 memes that will speak to you if you have a thing for garlic mayo
# Garlic Mayo
From The Daily Edge
# Garlic Mayo

16 memes that will speak to you if you have a thing for garlic mayo

Nov 4th 2017, 6:00 PM 7,325 Views 2 Comments

The dream condiment for many.

# supermacs - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Supermac's has launched another cheeky ad campaign that looks like it's ripping into McDonald's
# They Have Beef
From The Daily Edge
# They Have Beef

Supermac's has launched another cheeky ad campaign that looks like it's ripping into McDonald's

Oct 14th 2017, 3:11 PM 9,370 Views 1 Comment

All the shade.

# supermacs - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Supermac's has started parking these cheeky advertising trucks outside McDonald's around Ireland
# Beef Intensified
From The Daily Edge
# Beef Intensified

Supermac's has started parking these cheeky advertising trucks outside McDonald's around Ireland

Jul 20th 2017, 1:05 PM 16,097 Views 5 Comments

“No clowning around.”

# supermacs - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Minister speaks to Insomnia and Supermacs about reducing use of disposable coffee cups
# Bin It
# Bin It

Minister speaks to Insomnia and Supermacs about reducing use of disposable coffee cups

Jul 12th 2017, 6:05 AM 18,435 Views 50 Comments

With cross-party support, the Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill made its way through the Dáil.

# supermacs - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

The Supermacs hot muffin and ice cream is the unofficial national dessert of Ireland
# Muffin Top
From The Daily Edge
# Muffin Top

The Supermacs hot muffin and ice cream is the unofficial national dessert of Ireland

May 3rd 2017, 12:00 PM 8,251 Views 3 Comments

A love letter to a special dish.

# supermacs - Monday 17 April, 2017

If Dublin tourism ads were brutally honest...
# Tourism
From The Daily Edge
# Tourism

If Dublin tourism ads were brutally honest...

Apr 17th 2017, 8:00 PM 12,160 Views 3 Comments

Nothing will prepare you for the seagulls.

# supermacs - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

"Registering 'snackbox' was a step too far": Supermac's takes on McDonald's Big Mac
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

"Registering 'snackbox' was a step too far": Supermac's takes on McDonald's Big Mac

Apr 12th 2017, 10:30 PM 58,172 Views 112 Comments

Supermac’s has asked the EU to cancel McDonald’s trademark on the name Big Mac in an ongoing war between the fast-food chains.

# supermacs - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Supermacs are hiring... someone to taste their chicken sandwiches
# Drop Everything
# Drop Everything

Supermacs are hiring... someone to taste their chicken sandwiches

Feb 9th 2017, 3:04 PM 20,434 Views 27 Comments

Previous experience of “amazing food” is desirable, but not essential.

Supermac's is looking for someone to be their official mystery shopper
# Tasty And Tempting Food
From The Daily Edge
# Tasty And Tempting Food

Supermac's is looking for someone to be their official mystery shopper

Feb 9th 2017, 2:43 PM 8,672 Views 1 Comment

Dream job alert!

# supermacs - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Supermac's chips are better than McDonald’s chips and it’s time we all admitted it
# Thick Cut
From The Daily Edge
# Thick Cut

Supermac's chips are better than McDonald’s chips and it’s time we all admitted it

Jan 17th 2017, 7:58 PM 6,730 Views 4 Comments

One is globally famous, the other is 100% delish.

# supermacs - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

12 priceless tourist reviews of Supermacs
# Shmacks
From The Daily Edge
# Shmacks

12 priceless tourist reviews of Supermacs

Dec 27th 2016, 1:00 PM 19,056 Views 2 Comments

“It’s not cordon bleu.”

# supermacs - Saturday 24 September, 2016

11 photos that explain how indecent taco fries are to the rest of the world
# Taco Taco
From The Daily Edge
# Taco Taco

11 photos that explain how indecent taco fries are to the rest of the world

Sep 24th 2016, 8:15 PM 12,787 Views 7 Comments

Mince. Cheese. Taco sauce. Chips. Heaven.

# supermacs - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

11 photos that explain the glory of garlic cheese chips to people abroad
# Garlic Cheese Chip
From The Daily Edge
# Garlic Cheese Chip

11 photos that explain the glory of garlic cheese chips to people abroad

Jul 20th 2016, 4:03 PM 12,046 Views 4 Comments

*drools*

# supermacs - Thursday 14 July, 2016

14 deliciously filthy bits of Irish chip porn
# Get Yer Chips Out
From The Daily Edge
# Get Yer Chips Out

14 deliciously filthy bits of Irish chip porn

Jul 14th 2016, 5:39 PM 10,282 Views 0 Comments

Happy French Fry Day! Prepare to drool.

# supermacs - Saturday 2 July, 2016

What Does Your Favourite Fast Food Says About You?
# A Pizza Hut A Pizza Hut
From The Daily Edge
# A Pizza Hut A Pizza Hut

What Does Your Favourite Fast Food Says About You?

Jul 2nd 2016, 6:00 PM 13,106 Views 2 Comments

Come in and find out.

# supermacs - Friday 17 June, 2016

An Important And Official Ranking Of Things To Put On Chips
# Small Fry
From The Daily Edge
# Small Fry

An Important And Official Ranking Of Things To Put On Chips

Jun 17th 2016, 6:35 PM 10,023 Views 8 Comments

Probably the most important conversation we will ever have as a nation.

# supermacs - Monday 23 May, 2016

Bringing Supermac's on the train is never an acceptable thing to do
# Pandora's Snack Box
From The Daily Edge
# Pandora's Snack Box

Bringing Supermac's on the train is never an acceptable thing to do

May 23rd 2016, 2:53 PM 8,348 Views 1 Comment

And there are many reasons why.

# supermacs - Friday 20 May, 2016

11 tweets that prove Supermacs in Heuston is the best fast food place in Ireland
# Train Food
From The Daily Edge
# Train Food

11 tweets that prove Supermacs in Heuston is the best fast food place in Ireland

May 20th 2016, 10:59 AM 7,154 Views 5 Comments

ALL PRAISE SUPERMACS.

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