28 May 2022

Leitrim family offer FREE retail space to Ukrainians in Dublin

Leitrim family offer FREE retail space to Ukrainians in Dublin

George Street Arcade Dublin

The Leyden family from Drumshanbo have been overwhelmed with responses after they offered a unit free of rent to Ukrainian entrepreneurs in their historic George Street Arcade in Dublin.

George Street Arcade is on of the oldest shopping arcades in Ireland based in South Dublin. The Leyden Group which took over the centre in the 1990s was founded by Joe Leyden from Drumshanbo. 

On April 16 the company tweeted earlier that they would offer the unit in the city centre free of charge of rent to any refugee who might want to start their own business.

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