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MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre

Open Now: 12:00 - 18:00
Open today: 12:00 - 18:00
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Very family friendly

A lovely centre to visit. Perfect for bringing kids. There are two nice play areas. The cafes are... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
583ejordan
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Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
Workhouse Audio Video Tour.

Purpose of visit was to learn about the Kilkenny Workhouse. The Av tour was good, but a pity that... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
954lawrencem
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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23 Oct 2018
“Very family friendly”
6 Oct 2018
“Workhouse Audio Video Tour.”
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Visit Kilkenny Union Workhouse, adjacent to Kilkenny Train Station, now beautifully restored as MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre to take this FREE audio visual self-led tour. Hear the heartbreaking and poignant human stories recorded in local...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great shopping centre took some friends to do the famine tour lots to do there for everyone young and old. Very friendly and helpful staff. Well worth visiting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 1hazelwood
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

A lovely centre to visit. Perfect for bringing kids. There are two nice play areas. The cafes are lovely. but there aren’t many shops so not the best place for good shopping. Worth a visit though

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 583ejordan
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Purpose of visit was to learn about the Kilkenny Workhouse. The Av tour was good, but a pity that so little is left of the workhouse as the shopping centre has taken over the site. As for shopping the centre is very good with places...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 954lawrencem
Donna B, Marketing and Customer Service Manager at MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Hi, many thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed the tour, yes it is unfortunate that so much of the Workhouse gone , that is why we feel it is so important to protect what is left...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice shopping centre with a good selection of shops and coffee shops. A must if you are shopping in Kilkenny.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Helen M
Reviewed 17 July 2018

This centre is very easy to find in Kilkenny. Plenty of car spaces and reasonably priced to park. All top shops are available . Wonderful outside space with coffee docs serving food.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank albert_moore522
Donna B, Customer Service at MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review, we hope to welcome you back soon!

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Nice little shopping centre but was expecting a lot more shops etc.. it has good parking, some coffee shops, a big Dunnes store and a couple of other clothes/general shops.. but not many - unfortunately.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank amandasG2028RZ
Donna B, Customer Service Manager at MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Hi Amanda, many thanks for your review. We are one of the largest shopping centres in the South East with 40 stores but have hopes to have even more in the near future so watch this space!

Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

As it was an overcast day we decided to look for some retail therapy. Parking was in two car parks all undercover and reasonably priced. We came across the information point and found that there was an audio tour about the famine and the Kilkenny...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Julie B
Donna B, Customer Service at MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Hi Julie B, many thanks for your kind words. Glad to hear you enjoyed the Kilkenny Famine Experience tour, it definitely offers a different view of the space and we feel it is so important to acknowledge the past history of the site. We hope...More

Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Ran in to a shop and parked in the front and got clamped at 10 minutes costing €120. Ludicrous. Shops inside are worth visiting but parking company outside put me off the shopping centre completely.More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank denscoth
MacDonaghJunction, Customer Service at MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Hi, I'm sorry to hear you had a negative experience. Unfortunately that car park isn't owned by the Centre and is actually operated by Irish Rail so we have no control over it. We would hate to lose your custom so I would suggest availing...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Been coming up here from Waterford for years, at this stage it's kind of lost its sparkle. But it's still well maintained great food, good shops and very safe. We never struggle with the disabled spot which we need for our daughter, seems to always...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank poppyellen83
MacDonaghJunction, Customer Service at MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2018

Thanks for the 4 star review. We are delighted to have opened a number of new stores of the last number of months including, The Works and Byrne Eyecare and we have plenty more in store for 2018. Hope to see you again soon! Donna

Reviewed 10 August 2017

If you visit Kilkenny by car you'll find this to be a good shopping center, with your bog standard retail stores. But it is a great place to park before heading into town on foot.

Date of experience: September 2016
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