Wednesday July 15, 2020

High rents force retailers to the wall

Outlets all over Dublin are closing down and retailers are calling for lower rents, but landlords seem reluctant to agree.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

21st February, 2009

The Royal Hibernian Way is one of Dublin’s better known walkway shopping centres. Situated near Grafton Street, it connects Lemon Street with Dawson Street and has a number of specialist shops. However, in recent months the recession has begun to hit, leading to the closure of a women’s boutique, a menswear store and an O2 shop.

More recently, Eddie Irvine’s Cocoon bar shut its doors, and another unit is expected to...

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