Ginger Brown Designs (tel: 01-5496790/086-0540738), is not for the beige brigade. The Clarendon Street shop is a riot of colour and texture and inc(...)

Former Clerys staff protest outside the offices of Natrium Ltd in Dublin on Friday.  Photograph: Siptu via Twitter 1:55

About two dozen former Clerys workers protested outside the offices of the company’s owners on the quays in Dublin on Friday afternoon. The wor(...)

 Noel Smyth: Fitzwilliam Partners is continuing the policy of buying retail properties adjoining Arnotts

Noel Smyth’s Fitzwilliam Partners, which has gained control of the Arnotts Group, is continuing the policy of buying adjoining retail properties. The(...)

Arnotts racked up debt midway through the last decade by buying up property around it. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Noel Smyth’s Fitzwilliam Finance Partners said the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has approved the outright purchase of the Arnotts gr(...)

Conor Whelan, chairman of Retail Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Retailers have asked Dublin City Council to scrap proposals to ban private cars from large parts of the city centre because they say it will have “(...)

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This weekend, Dublin-based Turkish designer Umit Kutluk will launch a website selling his collection online, 33 items in four different colours, wi(...)

There was a time in Ireland when ice-cream was a simple affair. People could chose from a vanilla cone – with a flake and sprinkles if their ship h(...)

 Neelu White, who offers holistic advice and strictly non-invasive, paraben-free treatments at her salon in Arnotts, Dublin

If you think surgery or injecting Botox into your face at a rate faster than you can say “I feel so (insert emotion) right now” are the only ways t(...)

Ikea may have blazed a trail with self-assembly design, but the newest designer trend, Meccano build-it-yourself furniture, takes the original boys to(...)

It is understood businessman Noel Smyth will tell officials from Mandate and Siptu that Fitzwilliam’s plans for Arnotts include the continued operation of the department store as an independent retailer

The businessman Noel Smyth, whose Fitzwilliam Finance Partners got control of the Arnotts department store earlier this year, is to meet union lead(...)