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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Centra

Last year
# Bettystown
Shop in Meath badly damaged by large fire
A technical examination will take place to determine the course of any investigation.
All time
# Drumcondra
Book of condolence opens for shopkeeper who died after chasing thief
Flowers and cards have been placed at the shop on Drumcondra Road Lower in Dublin.
# david berney
Storm 'Emma' looter must stay on the 'straight and narrow' or else he'll be sent to prison
David Berney was high on cocaine at the time.
# Coronavirus
Supermarkets hiring hundreds of employees to meet Covid-19 demand
Tens of thousands of people have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus crisis.
# Supervalu
IFA staging latest blockade outside Musgrave distribution centre in Kildare
Musgrave supplies Supervalu and Centra stores.
# Tallaght
Man sentenced to two years in prison over looting during Storm Emma
John Doyle, who was found with three packets of cigarettes at the Centra store, threw trollies in the path of gardaí as they chased him through the shop.
# Storm Emma
Man arrested over Centra looting during Storm Emma pushed trollies at gardaí as he tried to escape, court hears
John Doyle has 111 previous convictions.
# Recall
Recall of SuperValu and Centra bottled water due to 'off odour and taste'
All batches of the five litre bottles of Still Irish Water are affected.
# Recall
Supervalu and Centra extend recall of electric blankets for fear they may catch fire
A product defect “may cause the blankets to spark or go on fire”.
# stellar comics
Meet the Waterford school boys who want to be millionaires selling €2 comics in Centra
Entrepreneurs, take notes.
# Daewoo
Supervalu and Centra recall electric blankets due to fire risk
A manufacturing defect “…may cause the blanket to spark or go on fire”.
# quick pick
Mystery winner of Saturday's €5.6m Lotto jackpot comes forward
The winning ticket was sold at the Centra store in Crosshaven, Co Cork on Saturday.
# South Dublin
'It's absolutely disgusting': Locals express anger and sadness over supermarket looting
The Lidl store in Citywest, Dublin was looted by dozens of people tonight.
# Courts
Armed robber jailed after holding up shop when gardaí were in the back looking at CCTV footage
Patrick Dunne (30) brandished an imitation firearm at a shop assistant before being chased out of the shop by the gardaí.
# Belfield
Woman threatened with gun in UCD campus shop raid
The incident happened at the Centra shop on campus on Wednesday evening.
# Newsagents
Can You Guess the Street these Dublin City Centre News Agents Are On, Just by the Storefront?
Which street is home to the Gourmet Spar?
# Please Don't
Centra in Saggart just used the ultimate dad-joke to shift some garden benches
Alright da.
# Centra
13 of the most Centra things that ever happened
Hangover mecca.
# off the shelves
Ireland's top convenience-store chain says its 'health strategy' helped it deliver record sales
Centra topped €1.5 billion in turnover last year.
# you do what?
Is the food in those perfectly sculpted ads fake? We asked an expert
For the first in our Odd Jobs series, we spoke to food stylist Johan van der Merwe.
# job fairy
Ka-ching! Centra has sales of more than €4 million A DAY
The convenience store plans to open 16 new shops this year, creating 380 jobs.
# Consumer protection
Tesco, SuperValu, and Boots stores slapped on the wrist for overcharging
Two other businesses received convictions relating to the sale of cars.
# Jobswatch
Good news Dublin: Musgrave is creating 80 new jobs
New roles include management and warehouse positions.
# pound a punnet
This #BlackFriday video from Centra in Derrylin is going mega viral on Facebook
Because it’s really funny.
# Lost and Found
Does this belong to you? Appeal for owner of cherished photo
The Bray People newspaper are eager to track down the owner and return the photograph.
# sponsored by centra
7 times your Dad always has your back
Those moments when your auld fella comes through.
# picnic in the sky
VIDEO: This is what it's like to have lunch 100 feet in the air over Dublin
‘Dinner in the Sky’ has been in over 40 countries now but this week it came to Dublin…
# world gone mad
So, you can now buy Superquinn sausages in Centra
Does this mean the end of the world? Maybe.
# cronado
Centra are selling 'cronuts' now - so how do they taste?
Their version is called the Cronado and is available all over Ireland.
# sponsored by centra
7 moments when the Irish Mammy is worth her salt
What would you do without her?
# awks
8 awkward kisses we've all had to endure
The Nose Clash, the Tongue Warrior, the Kiss Limbo… we’ve all been there.
# Jobswatch
Centra announces 400 new jobs at 20 additional stores
The brand is to create the jobs at locations around the country.
# sponsored by centra
Can you make it through this post without cracking up?
We bet you can’t.
# keep her lit
Can your Christmas lights compete with these brilliantly decorated Irish homes?
Baby you light up my house like nobody else.
# Data Breach
Loyaltybuild boss writes open letter apologising to customers as more firms hit by breach
The data breach has affected up to 1.5 million customers across Europe. The gardaí and the Data Protection Commissioner are investigating.
# Clare
Five injured as van ploughs into Ennis supermarket
The van reversed through the front windows and door of the busy shop last night.
# sponsored by centra
7 free event guides to brighten up your weekend
Looking forward to the weekend already? So are we. Here’s how to do it on the cheap.
# Bang
Bargain Bangers is the staff-made Centra ad from Cork you've got to see
# lunchtime
Centra are selling actual 'hang sangwidges'
Finally, a proper Irish lunch.