List of Essential Stores & Services

January 6, 2021

Here is our up-to-date list of essential stores and services that are open.

Following the latest update from the Government, from Thursday 31st December, only essential retail stores and services will be open at the Ilac.

The following stores are open as essential retail and services:

  • Dunnes Stores
  • Boots
  • Holland and Barrett
  • Tuthills
  • Argos
  • Dealz
  • Pro Nutrition
  • Timpsons
  • Arc Services
  • Virgin Media
  • Gadget Geek
  • Eir

Click & Collect only:

  • Catch
  • Creative Ideas
  • Hoco

Offering take away:

  • Esquire’s Coffee
  • Auntie Ann’s
  • McDonald’s (Delivery only)
  • Burger King
  • Ginzeng
  • Chopsticks
  • Chopped
  • Starbucks

The opening hours for these retailers may be different to normal, so please visit the retailer’s individual page on this website before travelling to the Ilac.

Our range of safety measures are still firmly in place to ensure we can shop smart and shop safe over the festive period. Please ensure you follow all guidelines when you visit:

  • A one-way system to help customers safely navigate the centre
  • Clear signage throughout the destination, reminding consumers of the need to follow social distancing guidelines and to avoid shopping in large groups
  • Face coverings are compulsory throughout the centre, including in all stores
  • Using the centre’s communication channels including social media, digital in-mall displays and tannoy system to remind visitors about how to stay safe
  • Enhanced cleaning processes, with a clear focus on key customer touch points
  • Live monitoring of footfall to ensure there aren’t too many people in the centre at any one time
  • Fixed hand-sanitiser stations within the destination
  • Customers will be encouraged to use contactless payment with retailers for transactions



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