Mixed views in Sligo over imminent closure of Argos store

Argos stores in Sligo and Letterkenny are to close.


The company is set to shut all outlets and ending operations in the Republic of Ireland.


It will happen from the end of June.


The company says 580 jobs will go across it’s 34 stores and it will offer a redundancy package well beyond the legal requirements.


Northern Ireland will not be affected from this announced as the company says – it continues to perform well.


Ocean FM reporter Dónal Ryan has been getting some local reaction to the news outside the Sligo store in the Cleveragh Retail Park: