Rathdowney shopping outlet to close

The Rathdowney Shopping Outlet in County Laois will close in May, ten years after its launch as the first factory retail outlet in Ireland.

22nd March, 2012

The Rathdowney Shopping Outlet in County Laois will close in May, ten years after its launch as the first factory retail outlet in Ireland.

In addition to six direct job losses, it is expected that the closure will affect approximately 50 local jobs.

The centre was once home to more than 30 international and Irish retail tenants, but now has only seven.

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