The Kernan Groups's XL Store in Drumkeen has been honoured for achieving outstanding excellence in retail at the recent prestigious XL Retailing Standard Awards which attracted retailers from all over Ireland to the Hodson Bay Hotel in Athlone, for the ceremony run by BWG Foods, owners and operators of the XL brand.
Lorrena Callaghan McClean, Brandon McClean, Priscilla Kee, Rosemary Tinney & Leah Gallagher From Kernans Drumkeen
The award comes on the 5th anniversary of the stores opening and is the second year in a row that Manager's Liam O Brien & Donna Giannopoulou have achieved this accolade.
"We are absolutely delighted to achieve the Gold Standard for the second year in a row", said Liam O Brien. "I would like to take this opportunity to thank my entire staff for their hard work and unwavering dedication over the past two years. The XL Retailing Standard Awards are only given to stores that pass a tough year-long inspection, including visits from mystery shoppers. We look forward to going for the treble next year".
This award is a huge achievement for Liam, Donna and the entire team at Kernans Drumkeen. Within five years, Kernans have completely re-vamped the shop and diner adding new offerings and enhancing others. Two of the most recent additions to the site are a brand new hot & cold deli which is looked after by Miss. Rosemary Tinney, and Leah Gallagher, local Drumkeen women, who have a passion for creating and serving quality foods. Tasty fresh sandwiches, wraps and rolls can now be made fresh for people on the go. Breakfast baps and takeaway dinners are now all available Monday to Friday from our greatly improved deli. The other major attraction to Kernans Drumkeen recently, has been our new Seattle's Best Coffee machine which brews excellent Americanos, Cappuccinos and Creamy Lattes.
Liam O'Brien and Damian Daly pictured with Gabriel Duffy From Top Oil outside Kernans Drumkeen.
Another reason customers use Kernans Drumkeen is our quality assured fuel from Top Oil, who also have their head office operating on the site. Kernans also have Top Oil forecourts at Newtown, Ramelton and Newmills Tullygay.
Kernans Roadside diner has become known for providing great tasting food at a reasonable price. Our trucker breakfast, Sunday dinners , delicious burgers and freshly battered fish are all reasons why you should call in and feast from our large menu which caters for all tastes. But its the friendly, local service provided in Kernans Roadside Diner which will have you calling back for more.
Well Done to Everyone at Kernans Drumkeen, and make sure and call in to try out our new Deli and Coffee offerings.