Carraig Donn Opening at Thurles Shopping Centre

October 24th, 2013 | Posted by Thurles Chamber in news - (Comments Off on Carraig Donn Opening at Thurles Shopping Centre)

Carraig Donn, Ireland’s premier retailer of ladies fashion, jewellery and giftware is to establish a new store at Thurles Shopping Centre, with plans to open the doors in late November. The move will create 15 jobs in the locality.
The Thurles store brings the number of Carraig Donn stores nationwide to 31. The addition of Thurles to their portfolio is indicative of the company’s growth in recent times- they also plan to open a flagship store in Jervis St Shopping Centre in the heart of Dublin in the coming weeks.
Commenting on the store opening in Thurles, Managing Director Pat Hughes said:
“We are delighted to announce the opening of our Thurles store, and the creation of 15 jobs in the local area. We are in no doubt that there is a strong affinity and loyalty to our brand in the area, with Tipperary customer’s visiting our stores in Carlow, Kilkenny and beyond. We will bring our own unique offering to the shopping scene in Thurles, through our fashion, jewellery and giftware departments.”
Carraig Donn will hold a recruitment day for the new Thurles store in the Horse and Jockey Hotel, on Thursday 31st October, between 10am- 3pm, and all prospective candidates are asked to bring along their CV. For more information, visit

About Carraig Donn

Carraig Donn is a truly unique Irish brand. It has prospered since its beginnings as a craft industry retailer in 1965, into one of Ireland’s largest retailers of Fashion, Jewellery and Giftware.

Carraig Donn is still family owned and run, and currently employs over 400 people, across its nationwide chain of 31 stores and its knitwear manufacturing plant in Westport, Co Mayo.