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Musgrave will invest ‘big’ in Donnybrook Fair chain

Killian Woods

Business reporter

19th May, 2019

Musgrave is planning a hefty investment in upmarket grocer Donnybrook Fair that would significantly expand the business, the retailer’s founder has revealed.

Joe Doyle, who sold Donnybrook Fair to Musgrave last year and still works in the business, said in a rare public appearance that “big investment” was due to go into the firm’s kitchens, which produce ready-made meals for its network of stores.

“One of my sons still...

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