08 Dec 2021

Naas people scared of living in a 'ghost town' due to shop closures

Prouts Naas is soon at risk of becoming a ghost town, warned local County Cllr Sorcha O'Neill. The concerns comes just as long-established Naas business Prout's Haberdashery is set to close after 44 years in the town. Urgent appeals are now being made for an anchor tenant at the shopping centre in Naas which is being described as a 'hoarding and a shell.' Cllr O'Neill said: "A lot of people feel that Tesco is not drawing business into the Main Street because of its location. "It seems like every week a business is closing in Naas. People are frightened that they are going to live in a ghost town. There is now a big question mark over the future of Naas." Just some of the businesses that closed in Naas in recent times include clothes shops Happy Days and Fox's, along with Capri Grill Takeaway.

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