Nando's, the fast food chain specialising in spicy chicken, is booming in Ireland.
The Irish operation made €2.8 million in the year to 23 February, up from €1.5 million the previous year. Revenues leaped by 34 per cent to €15.5 million.
It opened its 11th restaurant in Ireland this year in Dún Laoghaire. The company as it stands employs 420 people in the country, though it aims to open more outlets.
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Its Irish arm did not begin as auspiciously however, as initial losses had to be atoned for.
It paid €772,000 to use the Nando's brand based on a 5-per-cent charge on net revenues.