Construction of Ireland’s largest and only multi-storey Volkswagen showroom commences at Exit 5, M50, Charlestown, North Dublin.

€9m investment and creation of a further 30 jobs over the next three years

Joe Duffy Group today announced that construction is underway at their new Volkswagen site to develop their state-of-the-art showroom. This new Volkswagen facility is due to be completed and open for business in October 2018 and forms part of the Joe Duffy Group’s €30m expansion plans, which was announced last July. Joe Duffy Group have three Volkswagen businesses –Swords, Navan and this new flagship facility for Volkswagen North at Exit 5, M50, Dublin 11.

With the completion of Joe Duffy North, all three dealerships will have been extensively refurbished and have the new corporate modular architecture. This investment in a new flagship modular dealership concept will be the first multi-storey Volkswagen facility of its kind, in Ireland. This new terminal will create an additional 30 jobs locally in Sales, Aftersales and administration over the next three years.

Commenting on the development, Joe Duffy Group Volkswagen Brand Director, Niall Coughlan, said: “Our further investment in Volkswagen is a significant part of the group’s investment and expansion plans and demonstrates our confidence in the Volkswagen Brand. We are committed to providing an even more dynamic customer experience, and this new facility will certainly deliver this, together with an unparalleled Aftersales service to all our Volkswagen customers. It will enjoy excellent visibility for the 122,000 motorists’ who use the M50 daily, with a two-storey 18 car showroom with cars displayed on both floors”.

This new Joe Duffy Volkswagen will be Ireland’s largest Volkswagen showroom and will boast an 18 new car showroom, 250 car parking spaces, together with a state-of-the-art workshop containing 22 service bays fully kitted out with the latest technology. When completed, this new facility will provide an exceptional environment for our customers and employees to view, showcase and experience the Volkswagen range.

Pictured L-R Niall Coughlan, Joe Duffy Group Volkswagen, Brand Director, Gerrit Heimberg, Brand Director, Volkswagen Group Ireland Ltd & Dermot Fallon, Joe Duffy Group IT & Facilities Director.