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Boots opens new Dublin city centre store with emphasis on sustainability


By Eva Hall
27th Nov 2019
Boots opens new Dublin city centre store with emphasis on sustainability

Boots has opened a major new store in Dublin’s Dawson Street, just in time to nab all of your party season prep! 


Boots Ireland opened its doors on Dawson Street in Dublin’s city centre on Wednesday.

The new store will stock Boots’ new premium brands, such as The Inkey List, Revolution and BH cosmetics.

As well as all the cult products you’ve come to love at Boots, the store will also offer a full pharmacy service across its 221m² feet, and has taken steps to be more sustainable.

18 staff will make up the new Boots store on Dawson Street in Dublin. Photo: Supplied

The store will only stock brown paper bags, which include a high recycled content and require less processing than white paper bags. There will also be a Rehydration Station for refilling water bottles for customers on the go.

In total, 10 new jobs have been created in the store, which is managed by Lauren Gorman, who is overseeing 18 staff.

In the pharmacy, services available in the new Dawson Street set-up include winter flu and pneumococcal vaccinations, travel vaccinations, emergency contraception, compression hosiery, shingles vaccinations and Stop for Good – a 12-week, three-step programme to help people to quit smoking, which includes private and confidential support and advice, and rewards customers who meet their goals along the way.

Health promotion initiatives offered in the Pharmacy at Boots Dawson Street also include: Alcohol Awareness, Asthma Let’s Breathe Easy, Blood Pressure Measurement, Diabetes Risk Assessment and Healthy Heart Support. A private consultation room will also allow for one to one support and advice as required.

Boots offered its first 50 customers a goodie bag worth €150 at the store opening on Wednesday. Photo: Supplied

Commenting on the store opening, Bernadette Lavery, managing director of Boots Ireland said, “Our new Dawson Street store starts a journey of reinventing Boots for the future in Ireland. Mapped on our Store of the Future concept, we’re thrilled to share with our customers a selection of some of the most exciting new beauty brands on the market, offering them access to pharmacy services to help them live better and ultimately, feel good. We look forward to welcoming our customers through the doors of our beautiful new store.”

To celebrate the opening, the first 50 customers who made a purchase in the store n Wednesday received a whopping goodie bag full of gifts and treats and worth over €150.

Boots Dawson Street will operate with the following opening hours:

  • 8am-7pm – Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday
  • 8am-9pm – Thursday
  • 8am-8pm – Friday
  • 9am-7pm – Saturday
  • 11am-6pm – Sunday