The sudden closure of the store on Thursday night in the midst of an access dispute with Paul McCann and Stephen Tennant of Grant Thornton, the AIB-appointed receivers to the centre, leaves 100 staff in limbo. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The decision by Dunnes Stores to shutter its store in Gorey Shopping Centre is typical of the brinkmanship that is a hallmark tactic of the country’s (...)

Workers at Dunnes Stores in the Gorey Shopping Centre were called in by management at 6pm on Thursday and told the store was being closed immediately.

Some 100 Dunnes Stores workers in Gorey are to hold an emergency meeting on Friday evening following the announcement on Thursday of the store’s unexp(...)

Mandate explained workers at the Gorey branch of Dunnes Stores were called into a meeting at 6pm where they were informed of the “immediate closure”. 1:55

Dunnes Stores in Gorey, Co Wexford is to close with unknown consequences for about 100 staff members, the Mandate trade union has said. In a statement(...)

 Davitt House, home of the Employment Appeals Tribunal in Dublin. The tribunal has heard that a Dunnes Stores worker was dismissed by the company after she was detected in a garda undercover operation selling a bottle of wine to a minor. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A Dunnes Stores worker was dismissed by the company after she was detected in a garda undercover operation selling a bottle of wine to a minor, the Em(...)

City Square shopping centre in Waterford:   producing an annual rental income of €1.7 million

The City Square shopping centre in Waterford is to be upgraded and extended when it is taken over shortly by new owners. The New York-based Marathon (...)

The cost of sales at the UK subsidiary declined to £13.6 million from just under £15 million while its operating expenses reduced by 3.4 per cent to just over £10 million. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Profits at a UK subsidiary of Irish retailer Dunnes Stores fell by 55 per cent to £1.2 million in the year ended February 1st, 2014, its latest accoun(...)

Mandate union assistant general secretary Gerry Light said “what use is a pay increase if management can reduce your hours by 2 or 3 in a week, leaving you with less income?”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Retailer Dunnes Stores is to award its staff a 3 per cent pay increase, the trade union Mandate has said.The union said it had lodged a claim for a 3 (...)

Tesco appears to have found a formula to stanch the alarming loss of customers that has afflicted its Irish and UK operations. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

After being recently toppled as Ireland’s largest grocer by market share, Tesco has again drawn level with SuperValu at the top of the league table, w(...)

Third Level Workplace Watch: temporary, part-time and casual staff protest at Maynooth University with a recruitment stall for a ‘Discount University’. Photograph: Eric Luke

Some lecturers say that they are being denied job security and have for years been relying on a few hours of teaching here and there. Many, if not (...)

 Zen sliding doors by Rimadesio, recently debuted at the Milan Furniture Fair, have a  semi-opaque sheet of gold sandwiched between two sheets of glass

The new gold standard Add lustre to open-plan living with these gorgeous new Zen sliding doors by Rimadesio, recently debuted at the Milan Furn(...)