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Veritas to open two new stores this week in Limerick and Letterkenny

This week Veritas, the publishing company of the Bishops’ Conference, will open two new Veritas stores in Letterkenny and in Limerick.  These two openings will bring the total number of Veritas branches to seven, in addition to its webstore on Catholic Shop Online Ireland, Religious Goods Store – Veritas (veritasbooksonline.com)

Bishop Alan McGuckian SJ, Bishop of Raphoe, will officially open the newly relocated Veritas store in Letterkenny, Co Donegal.  The official opening will take place in 12-14 Upper Main Street this Thursday, at 12.00pm, with parishioners and guests in attendance.

On Saturday, Bishop Brendan Leahy, Bishop of Limerick, will officially open the new Veritas store in Limerick city.  The opening will take place at 122 O’Connell Street on 24 September, at 12.00pm, and parishioners and guests will be in attendance.

Both launches will be livestreamed via Facebook and Instagram.

Veritas stores stock a wide range of titles from worldwide leading Christian publishers alongside an extensive range of religious goods and gifts which celebrate the sacraments.  Veritas published themes cover faith, education, prayer and devotion, health and wellbeing, general interest in non-fiction and children’s books.

Notes for Editors

  • Veritas stores are located on Lower Abbey Street, Dublin; Blanchardstown Shopping Centre; Cork; Derry; Newry; Letterkenny and in Limerick.
  • Follow Veritas on Twitter @VeritasIreland, Facebook and on Instagram
  • Founded in 1899, Veritas, the publishing company of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, is one of Ireland’s oldest brands.  Its foray into retail started in 1928 on Abbey Street, Dublin, which continues today as Veritas’ flagship retail store.

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For media contact: Catholic Communications Office Maynooth: Martin Long +353 (0) 86 172 7678 and Lisa Sheridan +353 (0) 83 199 9793.

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