We’ll want an Irish Disney themepark next…

Everytime we go on holidays we end up with a suitcase full of stuffed Disney & Pixar toys. So if you’re anything like us, you’ll welcome the arrival of Dublin’s first official Disney store.

The Walt Disney Company today announced plans to open a Disney Store in Dublin, the first ever Disney Store in the Republic of Ireland. The Store is expected to open in the first half of 2011 at 60-61 Grafton Street. (Unfortunately, this won’t help this years Christmas shopping dilemmas).

Teresa Tideman, joint managing director, Disney Store Europe, commented: “We’re delighted to be bringing the first ever Disney Store to Dublin. The new Store promises to delight children and adults through cutting edge technology, quality product and unique experiences, bringing Disney’s most important characters and stories to life. We look forward to bringing the Disney magic to the Republic of Ireland next year”.

Meanwhile, the Disney store in Belfast unveiled an innovative new design concept developed from a child’s perspective, the new store design integrates the latest technology to create an enhanced shopping experience.

UPDATE
Disney announced an Irish opening date for the Dublin Disney Store on Wednesday May 18th 2011 – Click here for more information