The Maxol fuel company has said it will create 50 jobs in Mayo, with the opening of two new retail locations in Westport and Castlebar.

The company says it is investing €2m in the expansion. 

An existing premises at Newport Road in Westport has been extensively renovated and a new forecourt venture will be opened at a garage in Castlebar.

The full-time positions are for store managers as well as shop and deli sales assistants.