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Joe Duffy Group has confirmed that it has started construction of what will be Ireland's biggest Volkswagen dealership, at a site just off Junction 11 of Dublin's M50 motorway.
The new premises will be the third of Joe Duffy's Volkswagen franchises and will lead to the creation of some 130 jobs in a €9-million development over the next three years.
It'll be the first multi-stores Volkswagen dealership of its kind, with a full fit out of the latest 'modular' layout. It will be able to display 18 automobiles inside, with 22 service bays, and space for a mixture of 250 used automobile displays and parking spaces outside.
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 automobile showroom with automobiles displayed on both floors".