NENAGH Chamber of Commerce has urged people to shop local this Christmas in an effort to maintain jobs. “We are urging people to come into town and see at first hand the excellent selection and high quality of goods on offer - from clothes, toys and electrical goods, to buying the Christmas turkey and ham,” said Chamber president Joe O’Connor.
He said that shoppers can avail of free parking in the town’s car parks each Saturday in the lead-up to Christmas, and while the Chamber thanked Nenagh Town Council for the initiative, they hoped to work with them next year to see the facility expanded.
“It is great to see someone like the council trying to encourage people to come into the town centre. Nenagh Town Council also pays for the lights, which are smashing, and they improve on them each year,” he said.
And Mr O’Connor pointed out that, while Winter Wonderland was not running this year, Santa would be in his grotto on Quentin’s Way and North Tipperary Hospice Movement had its Tree of Remembrance outside the courthouse.
The Chamber president said people could check out its website - www.nenagh.ie - to see what Christmas promotions were being done by individual traders.