Carlow Town: 1000 years of experience supporting 1000 jobs

Carlow Town: 1000 years of experience supporting 1000 jobs

Focus on supporting local jobs in the run up to Christmas

 1000 years of experience supporting 1000 jobs

Businesses in Carlow Town Centre have come together to encourage people to support local and come to Carlow Town to experience 1000 years of customer service experience which is supporting over 1000 jobs in Carlow Town Centre. 

The campaign called #Carlow1000 is focused on supporting jobs in Carlow Town Centre by encouraging people to come and experience Carlow in the run up to Christmas. From Traditional Pubs and Brand Names to independent retailers Carlow Town has everything you need and over the coming weeks 10 retailers will be sharing their customer experience in partnership with Carlow Town Development Forum & Carlow County Council’s – Local Enterprise Office.

Philip Mc Donald from Detail who is a member of Carlow Town Development Forum said, “collectively we have an amazing offering for all in Carlow Town which has been developed over the generations and spending your money at independent businesses begins a cycle in which those businesses then spend their money at local shops, support community groups and employ locals.”

Speaking about growing up in County Carlow and the wonderful experiences in Carlow Town Centre, Cllr. Andrea Dalton, Mayor of Municipal District of Carlow Town said, “I’m really proud to be from Carlow and Mayor and what I always know is that Carlow Town has really quality, genuine, value for money customer experience and we want to showcase this in partnership with our business community.” Dalton continued to say, “As Mayor I look forward to this campaign and also launching the 2019 Festive Family Experience in early November as part of an outside Broadcast with KCLR which will happen on Tullow Street during November”. 

Chairperson of Carlow Town Development Forum & Chief Executive of Carlow County Council, Kathleen Holohan said, “small local businesses are the “economic backbone” of Carlow Town and we are delighted to be able to support this campaign.” Holohan continued to say, “we encourage everybody to shop local in the run up to Christmas and support our jobs in retail and hospitality.”

Initial local businesses that feature in the campaign include Savana; Seven Oaks Hotel and Leisure Club; Fussy Galore;  Detail Menswear; Bramleys Jewellers; Kevin Kelly Pharmacy, Carlow Farmer’s Market, Shaw’s & Lloyds Pharmacy. The campaign will include weekly prizes.

If your business would like to be involved contact Pierce Kavanagh in the Local Enterprise Office on or by calling 059-9129783


For further information contact Kieran Comerford on 086-8252037 or e-mail or Pierce Kavanagh on 087-3449432 or


Pic 1 - L to R, Kathleen Holohan, Mary Ryan, Philip Bramley, Nuala Reddy, Pat Bramley, Cindy Vundla, Pierce Kavanagh, Dymphna Bramley, Shane Kelly, Andrea Dalton, Kevin Kelly