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# Fast Food

Last year
2022
# Your Say
Poll: How often do you eat fast food?
Chips? Burger?
# Ukraine
McDonald's to sell all its restaurants in Russia
The company will retain its trademark in the country.
All time
# Fast Food
All of McDonald's Irish drive-thrus to reopen by next Thursday
All 51 drive-thrus in Ireland will be open by 4 June.
# Covid-19
Supermac's to reopen certain outlets for drive-through and delivery
The fast food outlet closed its premises last month due to the Covid-19 crisis.
# Fast Food
Coronavirus: McDonald's to close all Irish restaurants from tomorrow
The closure affects all Irish and UK restaurants.
# Skerries
Irish Heart Foundation 'dismayed' after appeal against fast food restaurant near school rejected
Two HSE public health doctors had also objected to the proposal.
# Skerries
Two HSE doctors call for planning permission to be refused for north Dublin drive-thru
A number of appeals have already been lodged against the plans.
# trademark wars
Supermac's wins judgment cancelling trademark of most 'Mc' foods in Europe
The ‘Mc’ prefix can now only be legitimately used by McDonald’s for chicken nuggets and sandwiches.
# skerries point
Skerries residents appeal decision to allow fast food restaurant to be built 300m from school
Planning permission for the restaurant was granted last month.
# Skerries
Community outraged after fast food restaurant gets planning permission 300m from school
The proposed restaurant will also be adjacent to a Montessori.
# Happy Meal
Trump buys hundreds of burgers for football team as shutdown impacts staff
“We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we’re going to have a little fun.”
# Fast Food
A look at some of the exciting fast food options around the world that aren't on Irish menus
None of these have a patch on the humble spicebag.
# harassment case
Fast food worker claimed supervisor said she reminded him of Benburb Street and had an 'arse like the back of a truck'
The WRC found against the woman in the case however, because the company followed its policies in the matter.
# leon
Fast-food chain sees 'huge' opportunities in Dublin - despite competition and high rent
The UK-based franchise has pushed back the launch of its first Irish outlet until early next year.
# Fast Food
The brain 'rewards' foods high in fats and carbohydrates
This combination of food lights up neural circuits in the reward centre of the brain.
# KFC Crisis
KFC forced to destroy chicken as delivery fiasco rumbles on
The delivery crisis, which led to the closure of hundreds of KFC outlets, erupted last weekend after the fast food giant switched delivery operator.
# be honest
Poll: Do you regularly eat in fast food restaurants?
Give it to us straight. Be honest.
# Fast Food
McDonald's Ireland not impacted by US changes - the Happy Meal cheeseburger is here to stay
McDonald’s US last week announced cheeseburgers and chocolate milk will no longer be listed options for Happy Meals.
# Fast Food
McDonald's US to cut chocolate milk and cheeseburgers from Happy Meal menu
Hamburgers and Chicken McNuggets will remain on the menu.
# Fast Food
Supermac's is hiring hundreds of people as it opens half a dozen new outlets
The Galway-founded company is looking for 400 new staff.
# Fast Food
Profits have doubled at Just Eat's Irish operation as its commission fees climb
The firm now has over 2,000 takeaways in Ireland on its service.
# eat up
12 rituals you go through every time you order a takeaway
*chances stale prawn cracker*
# muffin top
The Supermacs hot muffin and ice cream is the unofficial national dessert of Ireland
A love letter to a special dish.
# Fast Food
Which Irish Fast Food Chain Are You?
Bon app the teeth.
# financial struggles
An idea for An Post? New Zealand's postal service starts delivering KFC
The number of letters being posted in the country has halved in the last decade.
# flavour of love
You can now buy little pots of 'spice bag seasoning' in Dublin and Cork
And cooking was never the same again.
# drop everything
Supermacs are hiring... someone to taste their chicken sandwiches
Previous experience of “amazing food” is desirable, but not essential.
# get saucy
Which Sauce Are You?
Garlic, curry, taco? THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT.
# drive through
Car driven through doors of fast food shop in Arklow
Luckily, no one was injured.
# MC CHINA
McDonald's sells majority stake in its Chinese restaurants to state-owned company
The deal is part of an international turnaround plan by the Golden Arches as it struggles with sluggish growth in the US.
# shmacks
12 priceless tourist reviews of Supermacs
“It’s not cordon bleu.”
# no fry zone
Wicklow has banned fast-food chains being built within 400m of schools
The chairman of the campaigning group No Fry Zones 4 Kids, said he was “utterly delighted” at the result.
# Belfast
Man still in hospital with burns two weeks after being hit by firework in fast food outlet
Police have issued an image of the brand of firework rocket that caused the injuries.
# Poll
Poll: Will calorie counts on menus make you think twice about what you order?
The government’s action to tackle obesity was launched this week by the Health Minister Simon Harris.
# Antrim
Man armed with gun robs fast food restaurant
He threatened staff and made off with a sum of cash.
# Fast Food
This fast food birthday cake is an absolutely glorious abomination
Oh my GOD.
# Not Lovin' It
McDonald's is struggling to attract Americans back to its restaurants
Still, McDonald’s noted that it was the fourth straight quarter in which comparable-store sales rose in the US, despite “softening industry growth”.
# a pizza hut a pizza hut
What Does Your Favourite Fast Food Says About You?
Come in and find out.
# golden nuggets
McDonald's is taking some of the mystery ingredients out of McNuggets
The world’s biggest hamburger chain says it is testing a version without artificial preservatives.
# Fast Food
13 signs your Supermac's addiction has gone too far
It’s the greatest place on earth.