Local LIDL among those to offer electric car charging from today

A local LIDL is one of 20 stores that will offer free electric car charging for Irish customers from today.

The 40 charging points will be offered at 20 of its stores nationwide.

It will introduce the technology to its stores in Virginia, Cabra, Tallaght, Glenageary, East Wall, Gorey, Wilton, Magherafelt, Lurgan and Andersonstown.

Director of Property and Central Serrvices at LIDL Ireland, Alan Barry, says shoppers can enjoy the service free of charge;