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May Day march Dublin 2013: Unfinished Business

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Apr 22, 2013 at 1:35 pm

Receivers at Clery’s in Dublin

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A wake up call for anyone who believes government spin that we are making progress out of the recession

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There has been speculation “on the street” for over a month about the imminent appointment of receivers to the Clery’’s department store on O’Connell Street and this evening RTE reports that a receiver has indeed been appointed to the company, Guiney and Company Limited, which owns the iconic department store on O’Connell Street.

RTE reports the receivers saying that the store will remain open and it “will be business as usual” but the industry has been that a receivership will allow Clery’s to give notice to the various concessions which operate in the store.

Clery’s has had a long and chequered history, including a period in which it was owned by notorious Dublin businessman William Martin Murphy. It has been in the Guiney family since 1941, survived recessions in the 1950s and 1980s but overplayed its hand in the 2000s when it got into the property development game.

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Sep 17, 2012 at 8:46 pm

Keep Sunday Pay and Overtime Rates! Support Dáil Motion, Wednesday June 22, 6.30pm

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The United Left Alliance will be putting a motion to the Dáil on Wednesday 22nd June. Come to the protest at the Dáil during the debate and vote at 6:30pm

Kenny-Gilmore Government Robs the Poor


Keep Sunday Pay and Overtime Rates!

Protest at the Dáil 6:30pm Wed 22nd June

The Fine Gael Minister, Richard Bruton, is planning to attack the earnings and conditions of low-paid workers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 17, 2011 at 8:53 pm