A Killarney retailer has confirmed that it has entered a period of consultation with staff about the proposed closure of the store.
Homebase which describes itself as a home enhancement retailer employs up to 30 people in the Killarney outlet.Homebase has been operating in Deer Park Shopping Centre in Killarney for 9 years.
In the financial year to February 2015, Homebase sales were 1.5 billion pounds and it employed some 17,000 people across the business.
The retailer has 279 stores throughout the UK and Ireland, 13 of which are based in the Republic.
A statement from the company says staff in Killarney have been informed and they will be working with them over the next few weeks to support them as much as possible.