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# clerys - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Hundreds turn out for angry protest against Clerys job losses

The new owners, the Natrium consortium, closed the business on Friday without warning.

# clerys - Monday 15 June, 2015

What's going to happen to the Clerys building?

All 460 workers were let go last Friday.

'Treat them with the respect they deserve': Siptu to hold rally in support of Clerys workers

Government ministers say they will do everything in their power to support the 460 former employees of the store.

Clerys worker put down €600 deposit for furniture - hours before store's shock closure

Tánaiste Joan Burton has said that Clerys workers “have been treated very badly”.

# clerys - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Clerys workers to stage daily protests outside landmark store

The landmark Dublin store’s shock closure on Friday put almost 500 people out of work.

# clerys - Saturday 13 June, 2015

"Devastated" Clerys workers picket landmark store following shock closure

The iconic Dublin store closed its doors for the last time last night after being put into liquidation yesterday afternoon.

Poll: How do you feel about the liquidation of Clerys? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you feel about the liquidation of Clerys?

With the demise of the landmark Dublin store yesterday another Irish icon has bitten the dust, not to mention almost 500 jobs.

# clerys - Friday 12 June, 2015

Watch: Locks changed in Clerys as shocked workers told all the jobs are gone

Liquidators were appointed to the company.

# clerys - Monday 30 March, 2015

Ever heard of the Pole who helped Famine victims? He's been honoured in Dublin

Paweł Edmund Strzelecki lived in Ireland during the Great Hunger.

# clerys - Friday 20 June, 2014

The briefcase: this was the week in business Inbox Me This post contains a poll

The briefcase: this was the week in business

Opening shots in the budget war, cuddly Ryanair, and everything in between…

# clerys - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Clerys boss: 'O'Connell street is a very cold environment'

The Jobs Committee was told that Dublin’s main thoroughfare is dangerous and dirty, giving retailers little chance.

# clerys - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge A Definitive Ranking of Ireland's April Fools' Day Pranks Gotcha

A Definitive Ranking of Ireland's April Fools' Day Pranks

A blue cheese easter egg. Really?

# clerys - Thursday 26 December, 2013

Credit cards at the ready? Retailers hoping for end-of-year bonus as Winter Sales begin

Done with Christmas? Planning a bargain hunt? Read on…

# clerys - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Mommy's Kissing Santa Claus Picture of the Day

This mum-of-one got a surprise when she took her daughter to see Santa Claus in Clerys this morning.

# clerys - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everybody’s talking about three women held captive for 30 years in London, the Old Bailey bomber, and salary top-ups.

In pics: Clerys is officially open for business again Clerys This post contains images

In pics: Clerys is officially open for business again

It was handbags at midday as shoppers battled to be the first to nab the opening day bargains.

From The Daily Edge 8 soul-crushing realisations about department stores Fourth Floor

8 soul-crushing realisations about department stores

Will someone please just lock us in overnight?

Hurrah! Clerys to reopen today - just in time for Christmas

Meet you under the clock at 11am.

# clerys - Friday 15 November, 2013

Loyaltybuild boss writes open letter apologising to customers as more firms hit by breach

The data breach has affected up to 1.5 million customers across Europe. The gardaí and the Data Protection Commissioner are investigating.

# clerys - Friday 8 November, 2013

In time for Christmas: Clerys set to reopen on 21 November

The department store has been shut since it was damaged in flooding four months ago.

# clerys - Monday 23 September, 2013

Clerys 'hoping to reopen with a bang' for Christmas period

A marketing team has now started work on a campaign to create a “buzz” ahead of the reopening which is expected in advance of the key Christmas period.

# clerys - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Clerys, credit unions and clashes: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people have visited the church in Spain with the botched fresco of Jesus?

# clerys - Friday 16 August, 2013

Clerys lays off 86 staff 'for at least four weeks'

The iconic Dublin department store remains closed more than three weeks after a storm caused massive damage to the building.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# clerys - Friday 2 August, 2013

Clerys staff told it may be months before store re-opens

Clerys closed last Thursday and one staff member told that they have been told they may not be returning to work until November.

# clerys - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Storm-damaged Clerys store to stay closed for days

Deluge caused major damage to iconic O’Connell Street department store building.

Pictures: Clean-up under way after overnight flash floods

Clerys Department Store is closed today as a result of the flooding, while some DART services are still off after a lightning strike last night.

# clerys - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Christmas shoppers and sales up on 2011 says Retail Excellence Ireland

Good news for retailers from the evidence so far on St Stephen’s Day says the retail representative body.

# clerys - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Guineys workers still in limbo over pensions

Many of the workers who lost their job when Guiney & Co closed down in September had more than 25 years service – but now their pension remains up in the air.

# clerys - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

The Evening Fix…now with added tomato sauce

The things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Guineys and Clerys staff hold protest over store closures Protest This post contains images

Guineys and Clerys staff hold protest over store closures

They staff said they “feel utterly betrayed” after Guineys and a number of Clerys stores went into liquidation.

# clerys - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Column: Miracle on O’Connell St – what the Clerys rescue says about Ireland

An institution was saved – which just goes to show how badly Irish homeowners are being treated in comparison, writes Arthur Doohan.

# clerys - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Column: Clerys is an O’Connell St icon – and the street has changed a lot

Dublin historian Pat Liddy describes the chequered history of the famous department store.

Guineys workers told: 30 years service? Sorry, no pensions

The employees found out about the shop closure after a phone call on Monday telling them not to come into work the next day.

# clerys - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

So exactly WHICH Guineys is closing down?

There are three (count ‘em!) separate stores with the name Guineys on Dublin’s Talbot St – but which one is closing down?

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you start your day…

Clerys taken over, saving 350 jobs - but Guineys is to close

Clerys was sold to an American private equity group last night, just hours after it was placed into receivership.

# clerys - Friday 31 August, 2012

Up to 16 jobs at risk as Clerys branch closes

Clerys Home Furnishings store set to close in a fortnight.