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14th Dec 2022

Krispy Kreme to open its first locations in the West of Ireland

Fiona Frawley

multipack of krispy kreme donuts with christmas lights in the background

All the Banshees of Inisherin was missing was a donut shop, in fairness.

Donut fans in the West of Ireland will be able to get their hands on Krispy Kreme’s iconic original glaze soon enough, as the American franchise is set to open 18 new Irish locations.

As part of a deal with Applegreen and The Plaza Group, Krispy Kreme will now also be sold in nine Applegreen locations and four plaza garages.

New store locations include Tuam Road, Galway Plaza, Doughiska, Kilmacanogue, Castlebellingham North and South, Kinnegad Plaza, Ballybane Shopping Centre Galway, and Portlaoise Plaza.

The donuts will also be available in Galway Shopping Centre, Baldrumman North, Barack Obama Plaza, Blanchardstown, Ballystrane South, Rathcoole, Naas, Enfield West and Ballymount.

As well as these new additions, four further locations have been to Krispy Kreme’s partnership with Tesco, and one with Circle K. We’ve come a long way from the frenzied queues outside the Blanch drive-thru back in 2018.

A statement from Krispy Kreme reads:

Now for the first time fans in the west of Ireland can experience the joy of a Krispy Kreme doughnut, which has been made possible by the introduction of a dedicated Krispy Kreme manufacturing plant in Naas Co. Kildare, ensuring the doughnuts are made fresh and delivered daily.

Header image via Instagram/krispykremeirl

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