03 Oct 2022

PICTURE: Sign installed after viral post about lack of baskets at Carlow Town supermarket

Customer and local weatherman Alan O'Reilly voiced his disappointment

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Credit: Alan O'Reilly,

A sign has been installed after a post about the lack of baskets at Tesco in Carlow Town caused a lot of discussion online.

Customer and local weatherman Alan O'Reilly took to social media to highlight what he claimed was a recurring problem at the Tesco in Carlow Town.

An article by Carlow Live on the tweet has been viewed almost 5,000 times with people commenting on the issue on Facebook. 

Alan said he almost always struggles to get a basket for his shopping in the store.

But the reason for this is very unusual...check out his original tweet below:

Now, a sign has been erected in the shopping entre which Alan says is "interesting". 

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