A Google Street View image of Hunter's Bargain Stores, which was a large outlet on Redmond Road in Wexford Town. This store sold everything from car accessories to power tools, pet food, toys and stationery. The store closed in 2011, along with its outlets in New Ross, Enniscorthy, Gorey and Carrick on Suir in County Tipperary. The owners closed Hunter's Bargain Stores because of a downturn in business and "increased competition".
This image was captured in June of 2009. Nowadays, this building (Eden House) is split up into two separate retail outlets (Marathon Fitness and Sadhana Yoga).
A Google Street View image of La Bodega, which was a Spanish tapas bar on Wexford's Anne Street. This image was captured by the Google Street View car in June of 2009. More recently, the premises was occupied by a Chinese takeaway restaurant called Ping Kee.
A Google Street View image of La Scala, which was an Italian restaurant that was situated in Cornmarket, Wexford. The restaurant closed during the downturn when its owner fell into serious financial difficulties.
Later, after La Scala had closed, the premises became home to Opera Steakhouse. This image was captured in June of 2009.
A Google Street View image of Moloney's Grocers, which was situated on the corner of Abbey Street and George's Street. In the past, this particular premises was home to a newsagents called The Gem. Nowadays, it is occupied by the Abbey Street Pharmacy.
A photograph of the An Post sorting and distribution centre in Wexford. In 2008, the decision was made to move the sorting and distribution operation from the post office on Anne Street to this new centre in the Whitemill Industrial Estate. Photo date: Sun 8th Nov 2015.
A photograph of the DPL (Dublin Providers) premises in Clonard Retail Park, Wexford. DPL sells building materials such as paint, hand tools, timber and roofing products. It also sells heating products such as boilers and water heaters. This photograph was taken on the 8th of November, 2015.
A photograph of the Joyces of Wexford store in Clonard Retail Park. This Wexford-based business has been operating for over 70 years. The store sells a wide range of electronic products, such as televisions, laptops, PCs and household appliances. Before Joyces moved to its new location in Clonard Retail Park, it was situated on South Main Street, where the DV8 store is today.
A photograph of the St. Joseph's Club Community Centre, which is situated on New Line Road, close to Bishopswater in Wexford Town. The club was officially opened on the 14th of October, 1962. The centre is home to various sporting clubs and activities, such as handball and boxing. The centre is also used as a counting centre for elections and referendums. This photograph was taken on Sunday, the 8th of November, 2015.
A photograph of Tesco supermarket on Distillery Road, Wexford. This particular supermarket was opened on Monday, the 26th of February, 2007. Before that, Tesco had been situated at the end of Lowney's Mall on South Main Street. In the past, this was the location of Pierce's Foundry.
Photograph taken in November of 2015.
A Google Street View image of the closed Smart Cartridge premises on Wexford's Custom House Quay. Smart Cartridge used to sell PCs, laptops, PC accessories and as the name suggests, printer cartridges. More recently, the building was home to Dinero Fine Art & Antique.
A Google Street View image of the Planet Auto premises at Key West in Wexford. This was taken in June of 2009, before the shop closed. As the name suggests, Planet Auto sold car accessories and the like. The company behind the shop was set up in November in 2004. It officially dissolved in April of 2010.
A Google Street View image of All Sorts, which was a store that was situated at 24 Selskar Street. This image was captured in October of 2014. All Sorts sold antiques, furniture, jewellery, garden furniture and vintage material.
In October of 2015, it was announced that All Sorts had closed its premises on Selskar Street and that there are "exciting new plans to open bigger and better."
In the past, 24 Selskar Street was occupied by S&K Computers.
A Google Maps streetview image of S&K Computers, which used to sell computer-related peripherals. This store was located at 24 Selskar Street.
The image above was captured in June of 2009, after the store had already been shut. It seems that the company S. & K. Computers Limited officially closed in April of 2010.
Up until October of 2015, the premises was occupied by a shop called All Sorts, which sold antiques and jewelry.