The Clerys building on O’Connell Street, Dublin: the consortium that bought the shop would like Apple to have a store on the ground floor. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The consortium that bought the Clerys store in Dublin for €29 million is trying to lure Apple to open a flagship retail outlet on the ground floor of (...)

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(...)

Sports Direct promised “a substantial multimillion investment” in its Irish operations when it announced its Heatons deal

Sports Direct, Mike Ashley’s UK-listed retailer that controls the Heatons chain, is understood to be considering sites including the former Clerys bu(...)

The shuttered and closed Clerys in Dublin. There are a number of unanswered questions surrounding its closure.

The outcry about the treatment meted out to the sacked workers in the liquidation of Clerys, in the wake of last night’s RTÉ documentary on the issue,(...)

John Collison  of Stripe , speaking at the Web Summit in the RDS Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

WINNERS Patrick and John Collison It has been a very good year for Limerick brothers Patrick and John Collison of Stripe. In July their digita(...)

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(...)

Solicitors for LS Catering wrote in October to solicitors for wound-up Clerys trading arm OCS Operations, accusing it of “misappropriating” Lorraine Sweeney’s firm’s cash

Lorraine Sweeney, the former Clerys cafe concession owner, has indicated she intends to personally sue Gordon Brothers executives Malcolm MacAulay an(...)

Clerys has remained shuttered since the Natrium consortium bought it in June. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A formal challenge to the liquidation of OCS Operations, the trading company of Clerys department store, is expected to emerge in the High Cou(...)

Deirdre Foley: too much sodium in your diet causes headaches?

D2 Property Management, a troubled company linked to the Clerys buyer and closer, Deirdre Foley, is due to be wound up in September next year, accordi(...)

  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(...)