15 Aug 2022

Kilkenny's essential services are open for business

Kilkenny shops and businesses that remain open

Kilkenny's essential services are open for business

Essential services and shops remain open in Kilkenny city and county through this coronavirus crisis.

Thank you to everyone working on the front line, in all services, who are ensuring our city, county, and country, keeps going.

Below is a list of shops and businesses still open across Kilkenny, with details of opening hours. We have also included details, where available, of priority hours or special arrangements for older, vulnerable or healthcare staff.

If your business is open please email us with details to news @ and we will add you to our list.

MacDonagh Junction Shopping Centre


Mon-Wed 9am-7pm

Thurs/Fri 9am-9pm

Sat 9am-7pm

Sun 11am-7pm



Mon-Sat 9am-6pm

Sunday 12pm-4pm


Holland & Barrett

Mon-Sat 10-4pm

Sunday 12pm-5pm


Market Cross Shopping Centre

The Market Cross car park will be free until further notice.


8am – 7pm Monday to Saturday 

10am – 6.30 Sunday


Mon to Sat and 12 to 6pm

Thursday & Friday to 8pm

Sunday 8am-6pm 

Holland &Barrett

Mon-Sun 10am-5pm Mon – Sat

Sunday 12pm-4pm

Also offering a discount to all hse staff at this time. 30% off all Holland &Barrett own brand products and 15% off everything else across the store

Natural Health Store

Mon-Sat 10am -5pm and closed on Sunday

Happy Times Newsagents 8.30 – 6pm 

Mon-Sat 8.30am - 6pm

Sunday 12noon - 6pm 

Caulfield's SuperValu Loughboy

Mon - Sat 7.30am to 10pm

Sunday and Bank Holidays 8am to 10pm 

Dick's Supervalu Ballyraggett

Mon-Sun 8am-7pm

SuperValu Thomastown

Now closing at 8pm every night.

Elderly only shopping: 7.30am -8.30am every morning, Monday - Saturday, and 9am-10am on Sundays.

Crehan/ McCabe's SuperValu Callan

Mon - Say 8am to 9pm  and Sunday 8.30am to 9pm.


All Kilkenny stores open 8am to 8pm

Shopping for older/ vulnerable customers from 8am to 11am every day.

Priority shopping for healthcare workers at entrance and till queues. Produce HSE ID.


All Kilkenny stores are open 9am to 8pm, everyday.

Kilkenny County Council

All County Council offices are closed to members of the public until further notice, with very limited public access, strictly by appointment, for certain housing services.

Phone lines will be manned during normal office hours at 056-7794000. Ring 1890-252654 only for out of hours emergency council services.

For details of all other services, including motor tax, fire service and emergency response services (e.g. roads maintenance, public lighting and housing maintenance), please click here.

Kilkenny People

It's business as usual for the Kilkenny People newspaper and our website during the Covid-19 outbreak. We will continue to publish our newspapers and website at this time. Click here for all our contact details, for news and advertising staff.

St. Canice's Credit Union

High Street branch no longer open on Saturday. Please phone/ email about loan services to make an appointment. Click here for all arrangements.

Older member priority hour 8.45am-9.45am on Thursday and Friday.

New opening hours from Monday, April 6. Some branches will close one day a week. Click here for all the details.

An Post

Post offices remain open. Some branches have changed hours. Offices are closed over the Easter weekend.


Glanbia Ireland’s network of agribusiness branches are switching to a ‘call and collect’ system to protect vital services for the farming community and loyal customers. Customers will be asked to place their orders from branches in advance by phone. Click here for more details.

Newpark Shopping Centre

Eurospar Kilkenny are open 7 days a week

Monday - Friday 8 am - 9 pm
Saturday 8 am - 8 pm
Sunday 9 am - 6 pm

The chemist, uniform shop and dry cleaner at Newpark Shopping Centre are also open.


Operating on reduced hours during this pandemic.

Newpark Shopping Centre outlet open Mon – Sat from 10am to 1pm

Facility in Bagenalstown Business Park open Mon - Fri from 9am to 12pm.

The Good Earth

At Newpark Shopping Centre.

Open four days - Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 10am to 1pm   

Applegreen Blackquarry

Open 24 hours

Spar Irishtown Service Station Kilkenny

Open every day 7am - 9pm


Callan & High Street offices are open 10am-4pm, five days a week with Monday until 5pm.

High St office Self Service Lobby for all cash / cheque lodgement and withdrawals remains open 7 days a week from 8am to 9pm.

Priority banking hours for the eldery and vulnerable until 11am every day.

Dedicated phone line for over 65s and their carers, or people concerned about financial abuse. Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. Phone: 061436943

Bank of Ireland

Bagenalstown, Thomastown, Castlecomer and the main branches in Kilkenny city and Carlow are open. Branches in Callan, Graiguenamanagh, Borris, Urlingford and Tullow are closed but ATMs are still in operation there.

Opening hours for Bank of Ireland Kilkenny 10am - 4pm Monday to Friday , Kilkenny City, Thomastown and Castlecomer. 

Sherwoods Electrical in the Kilkenny Retail Park

Open online at for all essential electrical items such as cookers, fridge freezers, washing machines and home office essentials such as laptops, printers and accessories. Contact by phone 10am to 5pm on (056)7790594 or by email
Still operating home delivery service and following strict Covid-19 protocols during this process.

Convenience Stores and Newsagents Open

Holohan's Newsagent, Castlecomer

News Plus Extra, Kieran St. Kilkenny

Kinsella's, High St, Graignamanagh

Londis, College Rd. Kilkenny

Daybreak, Kilmacow

Morrisey's Newsagent, Main St. Johnstown

Mace Maxol, Carlow Rd. Kilkenny

Londis, West St. Callan

Costcutter, Main St. Mooncoin

McNena Bookshop, High St. Kilkenny

Eurospare, The Square, Castlecomer

Daybreak, Friary Walk, Callan

Costcutter, Main St. Mooncoin

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