Mulligan’s Pharmacy Group have opened Ireland’s first drive – thru pharmacy. The 3,000 sq, ft, store in Ardkeen, Co. Waterford is the first of its kind and will be open to customers 7 days a week. Customers can avail of a service where they can pick up their prescription at a suitable time frame when called or texted in advance. They will be able to collect their items at the drive thru kiosk giving them a significantly reduced waiting time.
12 jobs have been created at the store across distribution, retail and qualified pharmacy roles. It brings Mulligans total workforce in Ireland to 160 across Waterford, Kilkenny and South Tipp. With the pharmacy owned patency running since 1957.
Director of Mulligan pharmacies is Ronan Mulligan. He said ‘’This is a family run business operating since 1957 and we have over the years strived to innovate and be ahead of the trends offering our loyal customers more than just a typical pharmacy proposition’’. He furthered ‘’We fully expect this concept to be revolutionary for what might be viewed as a very traditional industry in Ireland’’.