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Alive and kicking: Ireland's sports retail market

With the current Dublin jersey being the best-selling GAA strip of all time, and an Irish chain taking on Grafton Street rents, it’s clear that the Irish sports retail market is bouncing back.

9th May, 2015
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Life Style Sports is investing significantly in its flagship Grafton Street store. All pictures: Feargal Ward

After some challenging years, the sports retail market in Ireland is experiencing better days again. Manufacturers estimate the sports retail market to be worth more than €450 million, and it is big business.

Life Style Sports, the biggest sports retailer in Ireland, has invested significantly in its new flagship store on Dublin’s Grafton Street. The new outlet is a statement of intent by the Irish-owned retailer about the bright future of its own business, but...

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