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John Francis Waldron Menswear

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Serving the town of Athlone and the greater midlands area, the name John Francis Waldron is synonymous with top quality Formal Dress and Tuxedo Hire and Menswear at affordable prices.

Boasting the largest dress hire service in the midlands, John’s Formal Dress Hire business is a 40 year success story, catering for Weddings, Graduations, Funerals and Black Tie Occasions.

With a wide range of styles and colours to choose from including an endless variety of waistcoats and cravats (which can be made up to match the bridesmaids dresses), our impeccable reputation is your guarantee of satisfaction.

We know how important your big day is and that is why, at John Francis Waldron Menswear we provide an after sales service that is second to none. A 24hr out of hours number can be provided to ensure maximum peace of mind for your big day.

Location & Heritage:

Located on Northgate Street, Athlone (opposite the Credit Union), John Francis Waldron Menswear was established in 1971 and have delivered thousands of proud grooms to the alter on their big day. Our hands-on, personable business approach ensures our customers are 100% satisfied at all times.

Over the last 40 years, John’s business has witnessed depressions, recessions, celtic tigers, property booms and busts. Our dedicated and professional approach has ensured our survival over other less fortunate businesses. We believe our hands-on approach is the key and John is always on hand to greet new couples and grooms to personally offer the best advice and guidance available.

No matter how unusual your formal wear request, John will endeavour to procure if for you. John’s tailoring background, means that retail purchases as well as Formal Dress Hire benefit from our on site alteration services at no additional charge.

Suits Made to Measure

At John Francis Waldron Menswear our retail business is complemented by a made to measure service should you request the extra comfort and elegance of a made to measure suit. Call into John for a fitting and measurements, select the material and pattern from a range of the finest cloths and John will take care of the rest!

John can have you suited up in as little as three weeks! John stocks quality brands including Magee, Brook Taverner, Kartel, Kellerman, Rael Brook and Gilt Edge.