New Balance plans new shop for Dublin’s Grafton Street

New Balance is the latest sports brand to open in the city centre with Castore opening a shop last month

New Balance is hoping to open the store in the lot previously occupied by Cath Kidston.. Picture: Fergal Phillips

New Balance, the sports fashion giant, is planning to open a new shop on Grafton Street in Dublin, according to a planning application.

The application, which was filed with Dublin City Council on February 23, said New Balance Athletic shoes is seeking to open the shop at 104 Grafton Street.

The unit was previously occupied by Cath Kidston but is now vacant, with the New Balance pledging to replace the jobs and economic generation provided ...