Tesco Ireland is to create 65 new jobs at its new Park Pointe store in Dún Laoghaire.

The new outlet, which will employ 82 people in total when fully operational, is Tesco’s 146th Irish store.

Today’s announcement brings the total number of new jobs Tesco will create this year to 250

The retailer employs some 15,000 people nationally and about 2,300 in south Dublin.