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Topaz is a forecourt operator formed after a takeover of Shell and Statoil's operations in Ireland, which followed the Corrib gas controversy.
They privately developed one service area at Cashel, and in 2015 won the contract to operate three more on behalf of the state. However, an objection from a rival firm meant that contract still hasn't been signed, and in November 2017 there were hints that changes to Topaz and to the industry had made them reluctant to finish the deal.
For the former Roadchef brand, see reStore (Roadchef).
Topaz's largest filling stations have the forecourt shop branded Re.Store. This doubles up as both the filling station pay point, and a deli and café, sometimes including franchised outlets. At larger sites there is a separate entrance for customers not purchasing fuel.
Topaz have previously suggested that Re.Store will be replaced by its new sister company, Circle K, but they have not revealed any plans to put this in to action.
Circle K Takeover
In 2016, Topaz was purchased by Couche-Tard, the owner of American fuel and convenience store brand Circle K. By the end of 2017 all coffee machines at all Topaz sites will be re-branded as the own-branded 'Simply Great Coffee'.
A high-profile launch event for Miles was held in July 2017.
Topaz have said they will continue to operate under their own name, with Miles, Simply Great Coffee and Re.Store being the products they provide. However, when asked about their future plans, Topaz have said "when and what [the name] will be replaced with is not something we can say comment upon" (sic).
LocationsTopaz operate at the following services:
- Barbican (A1)
- Carlow (M9) - which they own outright
- Cashel (M8) - which they own outright
- Manor Stone (M8) - which they own outright
- Moneygall (Barack Obama Plaza) (M7)
Topaz has been removed from the following services:
- Kill (N7)
The following services are likely to be operated entirely by Topaz:
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