M/21/071 – Tesco Ireland /Joyce’s Supermarkets

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Tesco Ireland Limited of sole control of Patrick C. Joyce Supermarket (Headford) Unlimited Company has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, subject to legally binding commitments.


Notification date Decision date
Wednesday December 8, 2021
Parties Involved Business activities
Tesco Ireland Limited

Tesco Ireland Limited is an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Tesco plc and operates a network of retail grocery stores across the State. Tesco Ireland also provides retail mobile telecommunications services in the State.

Patrick C. Joyce Supermarket (Headford) Unlimited Company

The Target is active in the retail sale of grocery goods in Co. Galway, through its 10
retail stores.

Economic sector Media merger
Retail & Wholesale Grocery No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Friday, December 24, 2021 Friday, April 29, 2022
Date of Requirement for Information Date Information Received
Monday, January 17, 2022 Friday, February 4, 2022
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 2)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Beverley Williamson

Email: beverleywilliamson@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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