Forecourt retailing company H2 Group have begun the construction phase of their latest Spar convenience store and service station on the Cork Road in Fermoy. 

The site, which will encompass a 100sqm retail area, off-licence area, café, deli and seating area, as well as fuel pumps and associated facilities.

H2 Group currently operate at eight locations around the country, including Dublin, Kerry, Tipperary, Kildare and Offaly.

A spokesperson for the company says the Fermoy outlet, at the site of the former John McCarthy Motors, will be opened in early October and will employ between 18 and 25 people across the various outlets.

“It’s nice to see that the site will be put to use again in the near future. It’s always been a place synonymous with Fermoy,” the spokesperson said.