EAST CORK: Danish homeware brand ‘JYSK’ opens in Youghal

14 November 2019
By Mary Bermingham
mary@TheCork.ie

JYSK, the Danish homeware brand have opened their new store in Youghal. It is located in the former Lidle building at 5 Mill Road, Greencloyne, Youghal; Lidl having upgraded to a larger premises. JYSK have created 12 new jobs in the area. JYSK is planning a number of other stores across Ireland.

What is JYSK?
Jysk is the largest Danish retailer operating internationally. There are more than 2,500 stores in 50 countries and over 22,000 employees. Jysk (meaning “Jutlandic”) was founded by Lars Larsen, who opened the first store on Silkeborgvej in the Danish city of Aarhus in 1979.

Photographs of opening day in Youghal

Roni Tuominen, Head of Retail JYSK with Ger Flanagan, MD and Chairman of Youghal Business Alliance at the opening of the new JYSK store in Youghal, Co. Cork. It is the fifth of 40 JYSK homewares stores set to open across Ireland over the next two years, with the creation of hundreds of jobs. 
Pic Darragh Kane
Roni Tuominen, Head of Retail JYSK with Ger Flanagan, MD and Chairman of Youghal Business Alliance at the opening of the new JYSK store in Youghal, Co. Cork. It is the fifth of 40 JYSK homewares stores set to open across Ireland over the next two years, with the creation of hundreds of jobs. 
Pic Darragh Kane
Store Manager Kate Lipien cutting the ribbon at the opening of the new JYSK store in Youghal, Co. Cork. It is the fifth of 40 JYSK homewares stores set to open across Ireland over the next two years, with the creation of hundreds of jobs.
Pic Darragh Kane

 

Date: Friday, 1st November 2019

Time: 12pm

Venue: The Montenotte Hotel, Middle Glanmire Rd, Montenotte, Cork

Please let me know if you would like to come along.

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