Shopping Centres

MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre, Kilkenny

  • Boots, Holland & Barrett, Dunnes Stores open.
  • Eddie Rockets takeaway/delivery service available Thursday to Sunday only

Market Cross Shopping Centre, Kilkenny

  • Majority stores closed
  • SuperValu open for grocery shopping
  • Toilet facilities closed
  • Stores open:
  • SuperValu, Dealz,Holland & Barrett, The Natural Health Store,  Happy Times Newsagents
    Updates and full list of open shops on Facebook

Fairgreen Shopping Centre

  • A number of shops are closed in line with Government advice
  • Tesco open with revised hours (see below)
  • McCauley Pharmacy is open

Carlow Shopping Centre

  • A number of shops closed in line with Government advice
  • Macauley Pharmacy open as usual, social distancing in practice



Priority shopping hours for the elderly across all 163 Lidl stores in Ireland until further notice from 9am-11am.


  • Reduced opening hours (9am-8pm)
  • Priority elderly & vulnerable shopping hours (11am-1pm)
  • Sanitising facility for customer baskets and trollies



  • 223 stores open around Ireland including Carlow and Kilkenny
  • Limits on customer numbers in store may apply
  • Contactless payments preferred
  • Delivery service available online as usual from

Dunnes Stores

  • Designated shopping hours daily between 11:00am and 1:00pm for people over 60, the vulnerable or their carers.
  • Clothing and homewares:
  • No grocery deliveries

McCarthy’s Eurospar

(056) 778 6700

Local Stores

  • Nolan’s Gala, Ardnore (Kilkenny): Anyone in need of supplies, newspapers, a hot meal, you can message Nolan’s Gala via Instagram @nolansgala or call 0851303781.
  • Doyle’s Royal Oak Stores (Bagenalstown)
    Phone deliveries, no cash, good shop hygiene and delivery to carpark. Special service for vulnerable members of community.
  • Hickson’s SuperValu, Tullow
    059 9151132
  • O’Shea’s Shop, Fresford
    056 8832157

Animal & Agriculture


  • Connolly’s Red Mills, Kilkenny – (056) 444 9010
  • Murphy Machinery
  • Kelly’s of Kilkenny:
    Kelly’s of Borris –
    PARTS:  We will now be taking parts orders for essential machinery over the phone and parts will be left outside for collection. Card payment will be taken over the phone.
    ON SITE: There will be no access to our stores department , workshop or office area.
    Please do not visit the premises unless absolutely necessary and phone ahead if you need to do so.
    SERVICE:  Any service enquiries can be taken over the phone.
    For any emergency breakdowns for essential machinery please phone:
    KOB – 059 9773207
    KOL – 057 8757110
    KOK – 056 7721405
    SALES: Salesmen are available by mobile but working from home .
    KOK – Brian Roche 086 6039000 – Clive Moylan 086 8359078
    KOB –Maurice Kelly 086 2556838 – Richard Kelly 086 4126500 – Jonathan Leech 086 3886880
    -Billy Murphy 086 2536867 – Richard Cooper 0860474740
    KOL – Wayne Barry 086 3800919


  • Philip Ireland, Cilin Hill, Kilkenny – (056) 779 0857 – Philip Ireland Tyres – Facebook
  • Rice Recovery – 087 3269699 -Rice Recovery will be on call 24/7
  • TC Tyres: Our emergency breakdown services continue to operate 24/7 for essential services and front line staff. Please contact Donagh on 0868102044, Paul on 0866775525, Brian on 0862784388, Ciarán on 0862889977.
  • Kilkenny Vehicle Repairs: Auto Locksmith will be available on an emergency basis, free of charge for any front-line staff during this time. For queries you can contact us on 085 7460070, on social media or at [email protected]
  • Kilkenny Fastfit Centre, Kilkenny 056 7712778


Electrical and Computer

  • Swan’s Electrical Expert: 059 9131530
    Store closed, phone sales and delivery sales.
  • DID Electrical: Stores closed – you can shop online
  • Electrocity Carlow and Kilkenny:
  • PC SOS Carlow Computer Specialists

Hardware & Homeware

  • ONLY emergency calls for emergency essentials will be available. All emergency essentials must be accompanied by letter issued by governed body.
    Please contact -0868111145 or 0861639150
    Those numbers are for emergency contact ONLY, no exceptions. Byrne & Son, Carlow
  • Rowes Hardware, Castlecomer – – Emergencies only: Call Martin – 0872477647

Hair and Beauty Salons

Opticians  – Emergency ONLY


  • Recharge Cartridges, Kilkenny