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
  • Specsavers Kilkenny, Market Cross are still open for care during level 5, and you are able to travel to us for your appointment in line with Government Guidelines.  You will need an appointment before you come and see us!  Book online at or call the store on 056-7763888.  We are open 7 days a week to care for all your Optical and Hearing needs.

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/Deli/Service Stations

  • 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
  • Reas Department Store, Bagenalstown – 0877724579 –
  • Fitzgerald’s Shop,  Hugginstown , 0567768605
  • Doyle’s Deli Food 2 Go, Royal Oak, Bagenalstown, 0599723904,
    Hot & Cold Deli. Takeout Breakfast, Homemade Lunches. Online Ordering. Grocery. Newsagents. Lotto Agent. Revised opening hours of 7am-5pm.
  • Nolans Spar Ballon,  0858779875
    Open as usual with full deli, Carvery dinners and all your essentials available 7 days a week.
  • Liam O’Shea’s Newsagents, The Square, Freshford, Co Kilkenny, 0568832157
    Find us on Facebook
    Opening: Mon/Tue/8am.6:30pm Wed/Sat 8am.7:45pm Thur 8am.6 pm Sun 9am.12:30 pm
  • Applegreen, Blackquarry Kilkenny, (056)7761864,  – 24/7 and our deli is 7-14

Animal/Agriculture/Pet Care

  • Connolly’s Red Mills, Kilkenny – (056) 444 9010
  • Larry Buggy, Fallen Animal Collection Services LTD, Bagenalstown, R21 E638,
    087 994 0603, 085 162 5290 [email protected]
    Mon to Fri 9-5 and Sat 10 -1
    Prompt daily collection of cattle, sheep and horses.
    Licenced centre for deceased dogs, (delivery only).
  • Murphy Machinery
  • Petmania Kilkenny, (056) 779 7960,
    Monday to Saturday, 9.30am – 6pm and Sunday, 12pm – 6pm
    Our Carry to Car Service is available at all stores and we look forward to continuing to assist you with your pet care needs. Our Grooming Services remain temporarily suspended.
  • Petmania Carlow (059) 917 4450
    Monday to Saturday, 9.30am – 6pm and Sunday, 12pm – 6pm
  • 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
  • PSD Agri – Goresbridge – 059 9775050 –
  • Turtle Creek Knocktopher, 0834539859
    Offering Free Delivery Nationwide on all orders over €29
  • IAS Laboratories Bagenalstown, 059 9721022,
    IAS Laboratory is open for business – Testing for all agricultural requirements including Soils, Grasses, Milk and Water.
    Ensuring all our Farmers are able to carry out producing good food for us all.
    Most things can be delivered via Post or courier or using our Drop Box outside the Lab operating Social Distancing.
    Anyone who is worried about their Drinking Water can also get it tested. – Call today and we will send out frree Drinking Water Test Bottles to you.


  • Philip Ireland, Cilin Hill, Kilkenny – (056) 779 0857 – Philip Ireland Tyres – Facebook
  • Pit Lane Tyres Kilkenny, 0872743430,
    Call for emergencies and appointments if necessary
  • MB Recovery, Carlow – 0876501884 – 24 horurs 7 days a week
  • 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.
  • J & J Services Tullow – 059/9151877 –
  • James Walsh Motor Parts, Walkin Street, Kilkenny – 056 7722810
    Opening hours 10 -12 Monday to Saturday
  • 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 Truck Centre, Kilkenny, 0868172112 –
  • Kilkenny Vehicle Centre, Kilkenny –
  • Quinn & Sons Tyre & Auto Centre Kilkenny, 0567775597,
    Open by appointment or for emergency breakdown assistance.
    Please contact us via our website, facebook or on WhatsApp – +353838712299
  • Brian Carroll TTC LTD ,Kilkenny, 0567751686,  – 7 Days Phone Service
  • Kilkenny Fastfit Centre, Kilkenny 056 7712778


  • Khan’s Books, Kilkenny – 0872742119
    Open from 10am for phone and email orders


Electrical/ Office and Computer

  • Swan’s Electrical Expert: 059 9131530
    Store closed, phone sales and delivery sales.
  • Recharge Cartridges Kilkenny KILKENNY 0567786493
    Open Monday – Saturday for all your print, office & stationery needs
  • Recharge Cartridges Carlow –  059 911 8975 – Facebook Recharge Carlow
  • DID Electrical: Stores closed – you can shop online
  • Rea Communications Ltd, Bagenalstown, 0599721321 –
  • SOUTHEAST IT, Carlow,  0862106400,  Southeast IT on Facebook
  • Electrocity Carlow and Kilkenny:
  • PC SOS Carlow Computer Specialists


  • Paschal Bergin & Co., 10 Ormonde Street, Kilkenny , 0863146507-
  • Ormonde Tax Advisors, 10 Ormonde Street, Kilkenny, 086 3146507 –
  • Cleere Life & Pensions & Cleere Mortgages, 8 Dean St, Kilkenny, 056 7821854/ 086 4114985
    We are working behind doors and open for all financial needs including Mortgage queries.

Food and Takeaway

  • Jimmy’s Takeaway, Ballon, Carlow, 0599159846,  @jimmystakeaway
    Open everyday 4 to 10 o’clock during Covid19 Pandemic
  • La Bohème Carlow, 0599164832, |Takeaway Food open Thursday to Saturday 5pm to 9pm Collection and Deliveries
  • La Rivista Kilkenny (056) 777 1666 5pm – 7.30pm
  • Face2 Kilkenny,  0567739971,  11:30-14:30 Saturday and Sunday

Fuel and Heat

  • Marble City Fuels, Hebron Road Kilkenny, 056-7786572 –
  • O’Mahonys Top Oil Bennettsbridge,  0567727555,
    We are open for puncture repairs, car washes, fuel and groceries.
    Monday-Saturday 8am-8pm and Sunday 9am-7pm.


  • LC Aromas – Online, based in Castlecomer –  0872706419 –

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
  • Rapid Fire and Safety Ltd, 6 Hebron Industrial Estate, Kilkenny, 0867846999, 0860301890
    We are adhering to the social distancing guidelines and therefore our showroom remains closed, however if you need any of our products just call the number listed and we would be delighted to arrange delivery to your address.
  • Barrow Valley Cleaning Products Ltd, Carlow, 0599140405
    Please contact us on 0599140405
  • Kilkenny Glass & Glazing, Kilkenny, 15 Emmet Street, 0567721102

Hair and Beauty

  • Ailish Laser & Skincare
    Ailish is offering advice and free delivery of products. She is accessible by email at [email protected] or via her facebook and instagram or website
  • Your Hair Salon & Supplies Carlow, 059-9133444,
    We are offering hair care/beauty products available for home delivery, you can order by leaving a voicemail or on our online store, also you can private message us on Instagram or Facebook.

Health and Healthcare Services

  • Stairlifts Direct – Kilkenny, Carlow, Waterford – 0873950228 –
  • Family Carers Ireland Carlow / Kilkenny  – 1800240724  –
  • Abbeywell Counselling, Graiguenamanagh, 0857579529, Search “Abbeywell” on Facebook
    Video counselling open for existing and new clients
  • Baby Sensory Kildare & Carlow –  Online during the restrictions. 0833573965 Online classes on Monday & Thursday. Suitable for Babies from 0-13 months, giving you lots of ideas for play, exercise, sensory stimulation and learning & development at home during these restrictions.

Off Licence

  • Brennans Bottling Store Off Licence, 1 Walkin/New Street, Kilkenny, 0567721150
    Mon-Thurs 2PM-10pm, Fi & Sat 11am-10pm, Sunday 12.30-10pm


  • Jennings Opticians: (059) 914 3808
  • Specsavers Carlow: 059 9137709 –
  • Specsavers Kilkenny, Market Cross are still open for care during level 5, and you are able to travel to us for your appointment in line with Government Guidelines.  You will need an appointment before you come and see us!  Book online at or call the store on 056-7763888.  We are open 7 days a week to care for all your Optical and Hearing needs.