MacDonagh Junction, an multi award winning retail and leisure hub is located in the heart of Kilkenny City beside the train station.
It is built around the beautifully restored former Kilkenny Famine Workhouse and railway buildings, The Shopping Centre also offers the FREE heritage attraction, the Kilkenny Famine Experience, which starts at the customer service desk.
MacDonagh Junction is home to many of the top high street brands such as Dunnes, Next, H & M, Life Style Sports, River Island, TK Maxx, Skechers, Boots, Carraig Donn, Jack & Jones, Regatta, Pamela Scott, JD Sports, Field’s Jewellers, The Works, Card Factory, Swan Outlet Menswear, Eason, K-Bowl and Art It walk in studio. MacDonagh Junction is also home to Peter Mark Hairstylists, Boston Barber, Flair Beauty Boutique, Eden Medical, Byrne Eyecare, Claire’s Accessories, Hale, and Foroige Drum Youth Centre. For food and drink options underneath the huge, glazed atrium of the Workhouse Square, customers can choose from Costa, Starbucks, The Panty, O’Brien’s Bagel Bar, Quigleys, Eddie Rockets and Jump Juice.
It offers 3 hours parking for €2.60, luxurious changing and award-winning baby feeding suite, buggy and wheel chair loan, electric vehicle charge points, height adjustable changing bench, free wi-fi and children’s play area. The Centre is also Ireland first Age Friendly Shopping Centre. Dedicated parking is offered for older customers, sensory needs and expectant mums. The Centre also offers an Age-Friendly Discount Club on Wednesday mornings and Quiet hours on Sunday from 12-2pm.