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# clerys - Saturday 1 August, 2020

'Lawful but preferably not': Debenhams, Clery's and the future of collective redundancies

Workers want the government to implement the findings of 2016 report.

# clerys - Friday 30 August, 2019

Businesswoman Deirdre Foley shared in multimillion payout from Clerys site sale

The famous department store was sold to Press Up.

# clerys - Friday 25 January, 2019

Here's what the new Clerys Quarter will look like

Office space, shops and a hotel will be built on the site of the iconic former department store.

# clerys - Friday 30 November, 2018

The Christmas window displays are back at the Clerys building - take a look Switched On This post contains videos

The Christmas window displays are back at the Clerys building - take a look

The windows look back at various decades throughout the history of Clerys, from the 1850s to the 1980s.

# clerys - Thursday 4 October, 2018

European investment group to acquire Clerys building in deal reportedly worth over €60m

The building was once home to one of the capital’s most iconic department stores.

# clerys - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

'O'Connell Street should be a place people want to get to rather than get through'

Clerys’ shutters came down for the final time on 12 June 2015 – and today a memorial was held for the store.

# clerys - Monday 23 April, 2018

State to appeal decision to strike out charges against company which ran Clerys department store

Some 460 people lost their jobs in collective redundancies, 130 off whom were directly employed by Clerys, when it closed its doors for the last time in June 2015.

# clerys - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Items from Clerys, Shelbourne Hotel and iconic Celtic Tiger nightclubs going under the hammer

A host of items from Howl at the Moon and the Residence Club are to be sold off.

# clerys - Friday 28 July, 2017

Businesswoman to go on trial over handling of Clerys redundancies

460 people lost jobs, 130 of whom were directly employed by Clerys.

# clerys - Monday 10 April, 2017

Businesswoman faces criminal charges in relation to Clerys redundancies

Criminal proceedings commenced at Dublin’s District Court today.

# clerys - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'We were there almost 37 years... it was like a family bereavement': Clerys workers speak out after deal reached

A deal was reached this week which will see the old building redeveloped.

# clerys - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Clerys workers are going to get a settlement, almost two years after the department store shut down

The full details of the settlement are confidential.

# clerys - Saturday 25 February, 2017

A quarter of the cash from Clerys' liquidation has gone to accountants and lawyers

The state was forced to pick up the €2 million tab for sacked workers’ redundancy entitlements.

# clerys - Monday 12 December, 2016

Clerys building to come to life with extra floor and glass atrium

Planning permission has been granted by Dublin City Council.

# clerys - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Former Clerys CEO: 'Faced with the same choice, I would still sell the store'

PJ Timmins was Clerys CEO when it went into receivership and was sold to US firm Gordon Bros in 2012.

# clerys - Monday 22 August, 2016

If politicians are really interested in 'new politics' they should work to secure justice for the Clerys workers

Sinn Féin TD David Cullinane argues that political parties can work together to produce legislation on protecting workers’ rights.

# clerys - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Clerys workers heckle and criticise director of property firm at High Court

The High Court today heard about a pack containing employee’s details that led to the inspection of D2 Private Ltd.

# clerys - Sunday 12 June, 2016

One year on, Clerys workers continue to seek justice for other workers

Clerys workers will hold a one-year anniversary protest at the store today.

# clerys - Friday 20 May, 2016

Company at centre of Clerys closure launches High Court challenge against investigators

The investigators entered the premises of D2 Private Ltd yesterday and seized a laptop and some records.

# clerys - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Retirement, new jobs and better laws: Clerys workers proud and positive after 'appalling' treatment

A review was announced today to try to stop a repeat of what happened to the 460 Clerys workers.

# clerys - Monday 21 December, 2015

Christmas at Clerys: A century of bittersweet memories

How much for a bag of toy soldiers?

# clerys - Friday 11 December, 2015

Clerys operators used "ponzi scheme" to pay concession holders, court told

Details of how businessmen and women working within Clery’s were paid were revealed in court today.

# clerys - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Clerys staff want the store's closure to leave behind a legacy

They want the government to change company law.

# clerys - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

What does the Selfridges takeover mean for the future of Arnotts?

Retail experts say the development is great news for the department store – and for Dublin in general.

# clerys - Friday 23 October, 2015

Clerys may be gone, but Clerys Santa will still be here this Christmas

All that’s changed is the location.

# clerys - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Another landmark store gone: Boyers to shut down at start of 2016

The landmark store will close in January. Negotiations with unions are due to get under way.

# clerys - Friday 28 August, 2015

'I gave 45 years to the store': After 11 weeks, former Clerys staff aren't going away

400 people lost their jobs overnight when the store closed suddenly.

# clerys - Saturday 15 August, 2015

Company that sold Clerys made €7.7 million in flood damage claim

Financial accounts show the insurance payout was significantly higher than the damage had been valued at.

# clerys - Monday 10 August, 2015

Retailers fear Dublin traffic restrictions will force shoppers to out-of-town centres

The Irish Parking Association said the restrictions could result in a 24% fall off in shopping and entertainment revenue.

# clerys - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Best Menswear has gone into examinership

The store operates 13 branches around the country.

# clerys - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

There's now an unofficial Clerys pop-up shop on Parnell Street

The liquidation store was opened last week by a former Clerys concession holder.

# clerys - Monday 6 July, 2015

The company that ran Clerys has been officially wound up

The High Court officially ordered that OCS Operations Ltd be wound up today with no opposition to the application.

# clerys - Monday 22 June, 2015

How two other Clerys bidders would have saved the store and its workers

One reportedly wanted to turn it into Dublin’s answer to Bloomingdale’s.

# clerys - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about the Clerys closure, tax havens and high flyers.

# clerys - Friday 19 June, 2015

Pictures: Clerys workers protesting outside the HQ of the company that closed their store

The shop’s new owners, Natrium, finally broke their silence on the matter this morning.

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Poll: A retailers group thinks water protests contributed to Clerys decline, do you?

“It was definitely a contributory circumstance.”

# clerys - Thursday 18 June, 2015

'I'm here tearing my shop down as we speak'

Louise Hogan ran a successful business in the department store for 13 years.

From 1997 to 2015: Comparing a pre-Celtic Tiger liquidation to recession company busts

The sale of Clerys with the loss of almost 500 jobs last week serves as an uncomfortable reminder of just how vulnerable workers are when a company ceases to exist.

# clerys - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Gerry Adams says there were "serious conflicts of interest" in Clerys sale

He wants company law to be changed to protect workers from “rogue employers”.

'After decades in Clerys, they wouldn't even let us take our things from the lockers'

Former Clerys workers struck a defiant tone at yesterday’s protest against job losses.

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