Professional boxer, Paddy Barnes and the Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Paul Michael officially opened The Junction’s latest new store addition, Intersport on Saturday 27 October alongside Padraic McKeever, managing director of Sports Merchandising Ireland and Valerie McLernon, retail operations manager of The Junction.

The arrival of Intersport brings 10 new jobs and a significant £250k investment to the retail and leisure park, as part of an ongoing £30 million redevelopment plan at the Antrim-based shopping destination. Intersport is one of the world’s largest sports retailers and prides itself on providing active wear for all ages and abilities.

The new store is home to an array of popular sporting brands, with prices of up to 70% off, including; Adidas, Under Armour, Puma, Canterbury, ProTouch and Speedo. For further information, visit or follow The Junction on Facebook,, Twitter @JunctionAntrim and Instagram, @TheJunctionAntrim 

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