Dundalk has one of the highest concentrations of fast food restaurants in the country

Burger King in the Marshes Shopping Centre

Burger King in the Marshes Shopping Centre

Dundalk has one of the highest concentrations of fast food restaurants in the country on a per capita basis.

That’s according to a new survey from online doctor service Treated.com which found that the town had the fifth highest level of takeaways in the country, including the likes of McDonald’s, Burger King, KFC, Subway, Domino’s and Costa.

Only Swords, Limerick, Cork and Waterford had higher levels of takeaways per capita.

The survey found there were 0.22 takeaway outlets per 1,000 of population in Dundalk.

The population of the town was estimated at 37,816 with only the above mentioned outlets taken into account. As such, local chip shops and take aways are not included in the survey.

Treated found that Dundalk had two Costa and two KFC’s with one McDonald’s, one Burger King, one Subway and one Domino’s.

The top ten fast food friendly places in Ireland are:

  1. Swords
  2. Limerick
  3. Cork
  4. Waterford
  5. Dundalk
  6. Galway
  7. Dublin
  8. Drogheda
  9. Navan
  10. Bray

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