Niall O’Connor, group managing director of Aldi Ireland, said: "We are continuing to reinvest in Ireland by creating and maintaining jobs throughout the country and adopting the minimum wage for colleagues.”

“"We added 450 new jobs last November, and we have seen continued strong demand in the market for the unbeatable value that Aldi offers,” he added.

The company has plans for a total of 11 new stores in the capital worth an estimated investment of €73 million over the next five years, including the Adamstown location.