Another Kilkenny city centre business closing down

Willoughby's blamed increased VAT

Sean Keane

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Willoughby's restaurant on the Parade, Kilkenny to close down

One of Kilkenny's best-known restaurants will close down for good next week after five years in operation. 

Willoughby's Restaurant, The Parade said in a statement that it could not continue trading after the Government increased VAT on the food sector from 9% to 13.5% in the last budget.