Town uses gift vouchers to offset Brexit

Dundalk has sold more than €600,000 worth of vouchers for its local shops so far this year

18th December, 2016
The vouchers that are being used in Dundalk Pic: Dundalk.ie

A cross-border town is using a local gift voucher scheme to help avoid an exodus of Christmas shoppers.

Dundalk has sold more than €600,000 worth of vouchers for its local shops so far this year. It has been on the frontline of cross-border shopping competition in the wake of Brexit, but retailers say the ‘Shop Local’ voucher scheme is helping to boost trade.

Dundalk Chamber of Commerce spokesman Paddy Malone said the €600,000...

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