Paraic Horkan from Horkans Garden Centres has announced that the Blarney Group – who operate Meadows and Byrne, Blarney Woollen Mills and Farrell and Brown – will open a new 3,500sq ft retail space at Horkan’s Lifestyle and Garden Centre in Turlough, Castlebar, Co Mayo, this August bank holiday weekend. Taoiseach Enda Kenny will perform the official opening on Saturday, August 4, at 11am.
This new development will also result in the creation of up to ten new positions, with Meadows and Byrne now actively recruiting for a store manager, store supervisor as well as several full and part-time staff through jobs.ie
Meadows and Byrne and Blarney Woollen Mills will offer a wide selection of lifestyle products for the home and kitchen, as well as traditional gifts and household items. Farrell and Brown maintain to be ‘a unique and dynamic fashion label aimed at younger shoppers, who are looking for quality, stylish and affordable clothing’.
Horkan’s Lifestyle and Garden Centre already includes the five-star national award-winning Garden Centre, Edinburgh Woolen Mills, The Bay Leaf restaurant, and Petworld.
“The addition of Meadows and Byrne and the Blarney Group will enhance the overall shopping experience at Horkans and make it the ideal family day out for people in the west of Ireland Meadows and Byrne, Farrell and Brown and Blarney Woollen Mills are the perfect fit for our Turlough store,” said Paraic Horkan, the Managing Director of Horkans.
“Our flagship Lifestyle and Garden Centre at Turlough draws shoppers from far and wide, and the addition of these brands will maintain the quality that they have come to expect,” added Mr Horkan.