700 jobs have been announced as part of plans to expand and redevelop Penneys stores.
The fashion retailer is investing 250 million euro over the next decade.
Penneys has announced it's to create 600 jobs in its stores across the country, over the next 3 years and another hundred will added at the brand's global HQ in Dublin.
The 10-year plan includes opening the company's 37th store at The Square in Tallaght in Dublin next year and a 75 million euro distribution centre in Kildare.
60 million euro is to be invested in the company's Patrick Street store in Cork city and € 20 million in the Eyre Square shop in Galway.