Audi garages 'to provide 200 jobs'

Volkswagen Bank is backing ambitious plans for a reorganisation of the German car dealership in Ireland, writes Gavin Daly.

4th December, 2011
Audi garages 'to provide 200 jobs'
Andrew Doyle, managing director of Audi Ireland: 'We've got the money to do this, and we're ready to go'. Photo: Tony O'Shea

The German carmaker Audi plans to create more than 200 jobs in Ireland with an €80 million investment in ten new garages around the country.

The car firm's first Irish 'terminal' will open in Sligo on Friday following an investment of €5 million. It is owned by local dealer Kevin Connolly and will employ 20 people directly.

Work has also started on new Audi dealerships in Waterford and north Dublin, and the company is looking for a...

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