Tuesday July 7, 2020

McDonagh rails against ‘EU service station’

Supermacs chief has rival service station operating and says area won’t sustain two of them

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
28th August, 2016
Pat McDonagh, the owner of Supermacs

A giant motorway service station planned by the state in Galway could end up being “too big to fail” and end up costing the taxpayer, according to Pat McDonagh, the owner of Supermacs and the man behind Barack Obama Plaza in Moneygall.

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) - formerly the NRA – is planning to build a major service station near Oranmore in Galway, near the junction of the M17, M18 and M6 motorways.

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