New Store Opening Pat McDonnell Paints to Open Third Cork Store

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Pat McDonnell Paints to Open Third Cork Store

Pat McDonnell Paints to open our third Cork Store on Commons Road, Blackpool in November 2022.

Pat McDonnell Paints, Ireland’s largest independent paint retailer, is delighted to announce it will open its third Cork Store, the ninth nationwide, at the end of November. The new store is located on Commons Road, Blackpool and is over 3,000 square feet in size.


We are very proud to be opening our third store here in Cork. We are delighted to continue investing in our local community as we prepare the new store for opening and create 10 permanent jobs. Commons Road is particularly close to home as Pat, who we sadly lost in 2020, began his paint journey less than a hundred yards down the road in what was formerly HGW now Dulux Paints Ireland. It feels like we are going back to our roots. ~ Aidan McDonnell, Company Director


Darius Gudonis, Store Manager, ‘This is an exciting time for both myself and the company as I grow and train a team of experts to join the Pat McDonnell Paints family’.


Serving the Cork community since 1977, Pat McDonnell Paints was founded when Pat and his wife Cora opened their first store, measuring 8ft by 8ft, in the heart of Cork City on Grattan Street. Pat McDonnell Paints continues to have a presence in the heart of the city with their branch in Bachelors Quay, with some of the original staff still working there, followed by their Centre Park Road store in 1997 and then brought their passion for paint and exceptional customer service nationwide with stores opening in Kilkenny, Tralee, Athlone, Galway, Dublin and Limerick.  

The new store in Commons Road, Blackpool will continue the proud tradition of providing customers with exceptional customer service, expertise and the widest range of quality paint products available along with a free Colour Consultation Service and Free Delivery on every order.