Boots Opticians has opened in Buttercrane Shopping Centre in Newry, which took the multiple’s total number of practices in Northern Ireland to seven.

James Arrow, managing director at Boots Opticians, said: ‘We are delighted that the Newry store is now open and we are really looking forward to helping the local customers with their eye care needs.’

The practice provides NHS and private sight tests, contact lens services, own-brand and designer eyewear, as well as audiology services.

Boots Opticians said the Newry site was ‘designed to create the very best shopping experience for customers with its modern interiors and open plan design’.