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Power City is an Irish electrical retailer of consumer and electronic goods owned by the Bray-based McKenna family, with branches in Blanchardstown, Coolock, Tallaght, Finglas, Fonthill, Sallynoggin, Drogheda, Bray , Naas , Carrickmines[1] and in the Airside Retail Park, Swords.[2]

PowerCity sells a wide range of electrical goods and accessories at discount prices, they were satirised on Bull Island for their red and white striped shirts and red v-neck jumpers worn by employees. According to the Irish Times Top 1000 Companies, in 2017 the company made a profit of 5.3 million on a turnover of €85.4 million with a staff of 250[3] compared to €8.4 million profit on a turnover of €87 million in 2003[4] with a staff of 180.


  1. ^ Deegan, Gordon (9 March 2016). "McKenna Power City family share €3m dividend windfall". Business Section. Irish Independent. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Airside Shops And Motors Swords". swords-dublin.com. 2018. Retrieved 4 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Power City". Top 1000. Irish Times. 30 September 2017. Retrieved 10 July 2018.
  4. ^ Businessworld.ie Archived 2007-03-11 at the Wayback Machine (retrieved September 4, 2006)

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