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20 Jobs For Carrigaline With New Store


Chicken fans rejoice! Following its success across Scotland and England, Black Rooster Peri Peri has today opened its first Irish store in Carrigaline, Co. Cork with a view to opening more stores in Munster over the coming twelve months.

Pictured today at the opening of Ireland’s first Black Rooster Peri Peri is Franchise Owner Reggie Sweetnam. Creating 20 jobs with an investment of €320,000, the first of their many Irish stores is open from 12 noon to 10pm seven days a week at Main Street, Carrigaline, Cork. For more information and to view the menu see , follow @blackrooster_ireland on Instagram, or pop into the store on Main Street Carrigaline for eat-in or take-out. PIC: Brian Lougheed Photography

The new store, which has brought 20 jobs to Carrigaline and represents an investment of €320,000 is located on Main Street, Carrigaline (across from Hassett’s Bakery), and specialises in delicious Peri Peri chicken - made from its own secret recipe - that is prepared and grilled to perfection in store whilst the customer waits. 

Customers can choose from an extensive menu which includes wings, strips, burgers, pittas, quesadillas, burritos in a variety of flavours ranging from extra mild to extra hot. Black Rooster Peri Peri also offer kids meals and lighter options like salads and rice bowls, so allowing customers to get a quick lunch or a family dinner.

The franchise saw an explosion in popularity since opening its doors in Glasgow in 2017 and has expanded rapidly, with sixteen stores across Scotland and England to date, with the company expected to expand to further locations across Ireland in due course.

Owner of the Black Rooster Peri Peri Carrigaline store Reggie Sweetnam said they were excited to bring the hugely successful franchise to both Cork and Ireland.

He said: “We are thrilled to bring Black Rooster Peri Peri to Cork and be the first to open in Ireland. We have been a fan of Black Rooster Peri Peri for years and know that they have almost a cult status amongst Peri Peri lovers in Scotland, so we knew we had to bring it Leeside.”

“Carrigaline was an obvious location when the opportunity arose – it has a great community of residents and businesses, and we can’t wait to meet customers – locals and passers-by alike. Our plans don’t just stop at Carrigaline though, as the aim is to open stores in Ballincollig, Midleton, Waterford and Limerick.” Mr Sweetnam concluded.

Kevin Bell, Owner and Director of Black Rooster Peri Peri added “Our brand is much loved over in Scotland. Last year we opened our first store in England which has been a huge success, so now to be opening in Ireland is a massive milestone for our business. We’re looking forward to seeing more stores opening throughout the country and can’t wait to see what the locals think!”

Black Rooster Peri Peri Carrigaline is open from 12 noon to 10pm seven days a week, at Main Street Carrigaline and customers can dine in, or take away the signature dishes to enjoy at home. For more information and to view the menu, customers can head to , follow @blackrooster_ireland on Instagram, or pop into the store on Main Street Carrigaline for eat-in or take-out.

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