Clerys: Quadrant part-funded the €29 million purchase of the department store in Dublin last summer by Irish investment group D2 Private. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

US investment firm Quadrant Real Estate Advisors is planning to raise as much as €500 million for a Dublin-based fund aimed at financing Irish and UK (...)

Quadrant previously part-funded the purchase of the Clerys building last year by Irish investment group D2 Private. Photograph:  Frank Miller

US investment firm Quadrant Real Estate Advisors is understood to have provided €30 million of finance for Dublin deals so far this year as banks rem(...)

The new owners have vowed to press ahead with plans to redevelop the Clerys site, amid rumours UK retailers have been circling the property. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

UK fund Cheyne Capital and D2 Private, Dublin developer Deirdre Foley’s company, have bought the Spire portfolio of retail outlets near the old Clery(...)

Clerys staff were left only with statutory redundancy when the shop closed. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The Government has appointed two law experts to examine the legal protections for workers in cases where operations and assets may be moved to separat(...)

JUNE: Clerys department store on O’Connell Street closes its doors for the last time. Photograph: Frank Miller

January A new year dawns with news that a long-time voice of the Irish consumer, Eddie Hobbs, is the new voice of Lucinda Creighton’s Renua.&nbs(...)

D2 Private owner Deirdre Foley: her firm’s debts declined from €859,653 to €449,438

D2 Private, a company owned by property investor Deirdre Foley, who led the Natrium consortium instrumental in the winding-up of Clerys department sto(...)

  Brendan Howlin   and   Michael Noonan: The Government plans to devote “almost its entire budget for tax-cutting” to a reduction at all levels of the universal social charge. Photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

Budget to reduce USC The Government plans to devote “almost its entire budget for tax-cutting” to a reduction at all levels of the universal so(...)

Ged Nash said the State may well turn out to be the biggest loser in the controversy as it will have to pay out large sums of money to former employees of Clerys

Charlie Taylor Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash has said he believes there is sufficient legal protection in place to deal with issues ar(...)

Up to 50 of the concession holders at Clerys could share the offer, subject to the approval of the High Court. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Former concession holders at Clerys look set to share about €500,000 under a plan drafted by the provisional liquidators of the entity that operated (...)

Clerys staff and supporters during a protest outside Clerys on O’Connell Street, Dublin last week. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

Minister for Communications Alex White has said the Government would amend company law if there was a need and a way to do so in the wake of the co(...)