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Retail in Dungarvan Town Centre

Key Facts

  • Dungarvan is a picturesque coastal town in County Waterford with a charming centre that bustles with unique shops, award winning restaurants, and a year round program of festivals and events.
  • Dungarvan is Waterford’s second major urban area with a population of almost 10,000 and a primary catchment of 28,000.
  • The resident population is boosted by visitors to the Waterford region of approximately 500,000 annually.
  • Dungarvan is well connected and located on the N25, just 46km west of Waterford and 73km east of Cork City.
  • A number of large multinational and indigenous employers are located in Dungarvan including GSK, Eurofins and Microbrush.
  • The Dungarvan Smarter Travel Initiative has resulted in €7.2m being invested in the town over recent years.
  • The town centre has ample car parking with over 1,900 public and private spaces available. 
  • The very popular Waterford Greenway, running between Waterford City & Dungarvan has significantly increased footfall in the last year, and continues to do so. The number & variety of retail businesses in Dungarvan has increased dramatically since the 'arrival' of the Greenway. 

Retail in Dungarvan Town Centre

  • Dungarvan has a compact town centre focused on the traditional Grattan Square and is linked with the modern retail developments in Dungarvan Shopping Centre and Shaws Department Store.
  • Retail in Dungarvan town centre comprises a mix of local businesses and high street retailers such as New Look, Dorothy Perkins, Dunnes Stores, Carraig Donn and Easons. 
  • Commercial units in the town centre boast 80% occupancy.
  • Town centre opportunity sites are available for immediate development.
  • Dungarvan has a mix of contemporary and heritage buildings available which are suitable for a range of uses.

Incentives Available

For details of incentives available for retailers in Dungarvan Town centre, please click here or contact:

Michelle Daly on 0761 10 2804 or mdaly@waterfordcouncil.ie