New department store for Longford

Shaws will locate their store in the former Centra premises on the Market Square. Photo: Michelle Ghee. www.gphotos.ie
Longford has received a major boost with the news that Shaws Department Store is to locate on the Market Square with the creation of up to 15 new full- and part-time jobs.

Longford has received a major boost with the news that Shaws Department Store is to locate on the Market Square with the creation of up to 15 new full- and part-time jobs.

Shaws Retail Director Ian Fanning revealed that the new 500 square metre store is expected to open on October 24 next.

The Longford store will be Shaws’ 17th nationwide and Mr Fanning said this ‘substantial investment’ will add significantly to the town’s retail mix.