Centra News

Centra will reveal what’s Behind the Helmet of some of the GAA All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship’s best-known hurlers and support teams.

Monday 27 May 2019 by Centra.ie

We Are Hurling

Located at the heart of communities nationwide, Centra celebrates its association with the GAA All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship through its #WeAreHurling campaign. The campaign seeks to recognise and celebrate the individuals within those communities be it players, supporters, coaches, parents and in many cases its own Centra local retailers that help make hurling great.

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Cosgrove’s Centra Named the Best Centra in Ireland for 2019

Monday 11 February 2019 by Centra

Cosgrove's Centra

Cosgrove’s in Maugheraboy, Co Sligo has been named the best Centra in Ireland, scooping the Centra Store of the Year award for 2019. The store received the much-coveted accolade at the Centra National Conference, which took place at the Great Southern Hotel, Killarney. Cosgrove’s also won the Neighbourhood Centra Store of the year at the event.

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Centra Conference 2019

Monday 4 February 2019 by Centra

Centra Conference 2019

Centra Delivers Record Sales of €1.63 billion in 2018 With Plans To Open 25 New Stores And Add 375 New Jobs This Year 25 new stores to open, along with 80 revamps, as part of an €35 million investment; Centra continues to redefine the convenience market as the breakfast roll makes way for healthy alternatives like Cold Pressed Turmeric Shots and Paleo Superbowls;

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Centra Wins Big at 2018 Blas na hEireann, The Irish Food Awards

Monday 8 October 2018 by Centra

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Centra takes home 17 awards, with 7 golds including wins for its brand new, Inspired by Centra range

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Centra is Turning Ireland Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Wednesday 3 October 2018 by Centra

Centra is Turning Ireland Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

As part of the fight against breast cancer, Centra is also introducing over 6,000 limited edition Rose Fragranced Reed Diffusers in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. Throughout October the diffusers, costing €5, can be found in selected local Centra stores with all proceeds going towards the Irish Cancer Society.

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Centra is top winning convenience retailer at 2018 Great Taste Awards

Thursday 2 August 2018 by Centra.ie

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Convenience retailer, Centra, has claimed 35 accolades at this year’s Great Taste Awards, making them the number one award winning convenience retailer in Ireland. Centra’s award wins span a multitude of their range, but most notably eight wins for their brand new Inspired by Centra range, only on shelf for the past few weeks.

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Centra launch #WeAreHurling survey to mark their ninth year as GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship sponsor

Tuesday 12 June 2018 by Centra.ie

Centra Gaa Hurling launch

Centra has conducted *research which shows that 95% of participants believe that hurling is an integral part of our national identity. Centra, proud sponsor of the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship for the last nine years, today released their #WeAreHurling survey results, which showcase the importance of our national sport and the role it plays in communities across the country.

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Minister Naughten Announces Centra To Become the First National Food Retailer To Introduce 100% Compostable Coffee Cups

Tuesday 15 May 2018 by Centra.ie


Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten TD has announced that Frank and Honest, which is available in Centra stores across Ireland, will replace all non-recyclable single-use cups with a new compostable cup and lid from September this year. CupPrint and Down2Earth Materials will supply the compostable cups and create 20 new Irish jobs in Ennis and Cork to cater for the increase in production.

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