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Christmas shopping buzz in Carlow as large multinational opens state-of-the-art store



Boots Ireland have launched their 95th store in Ireland which means Carlow is no longer the only county in Ireland without an outlet

New Boots outlet opens in Carlow

Carlow is no longer the only county in Ireland without a Boots store.

Boots Ireland cut the ribbon on their newest store in Fairgreen Shopping Centre on Barrack Street in Carlow town today just in time for Christmas.

It’s store is based in the former Argos premises which has been vacant since the closure of Argos back in June of this year.

The Carlow branch will employ a total of 17 permanent local staff members and an additional three temporary people for the busy festive period.

“All the staff employed in the Carlow branch are local people,” explained Boots Ireland Area Manager for the South East, Caitriona Barron at the launch today.

“Carlow is the last county for Boots to launch in so it’s a really important day for both Carlow and Boots Ireland.”

Carlow now has its own Boots store just in time for Christmas. Photo: Robbie Reynolds

Stephen Watkins, Managing Director of Boots Ireland said: “Today is a significant day for Boots. Opening our state-of-the-art Carlow store, Boots now has a presence in every county in Ireland, offering the best of beauty and healthcare to our valued customers and patients.

“I’m excited for customers to experience our new store and wish Marita and all the team every success”.

Marita Dunne, Store Manager, said she can’t wait to welcome the people of Carlow to the new store.

“I’m thrilled to open this beautiful new store which is a wonderful addition to the Fairgreen Shopping Centre. Our team looks forward to welcoming many new customers from Carlow and beyond over the festive season and into the future.”

The Boots in Carlow will be open on Mondays right through to Sundays. The shop will open from 9am until 6pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

On Thursdays and Fridays, the store will stay open for longer from 9am until 8pm. While the opening time on Sunday will be from 12pm until 6pm.

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