Clerys is to be redeveloped. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

When Clerys closed its doors for the last time in 2015, it was under controversial circumstances. It wasn’t the sale of the 162-year-old retailer and (...)

Quadrant, backed by Australian pension fund money, entered Ireland in 2015 to part fund the €29 million purchase of Clerys by Irish investment group D2 Private, led by Deirdre Foley, and Cheyne Capital Management in the UK.

US investment firm Quadrant Real Estate Advisors has lent more than €500 million for Irish commercial property projects since entering the market thre(...)

Clerys was sold to Natrium, a joint venture between Dublin-based investment firm D2 Private and UK-based fund Cheyne Capital Management, in 2015. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Clerys sale Natrium, the investment group that acquired Clerys department store, aims to double its money with a sale of the O’Connell Street premise(...)

Inspectors were appointed by the Workplace Relations Committee after 460 workers at Clerys, 130 directly employed and 330 indirectly employed, were made redundant in June  2015. Photograph: Frank Miller

D2 Private and its owner Deirdre Foley have appealed the High Court’s decision to dismiss their challenge against powers used by inspectors investiga(...)

Former Clerys workers stage protest  outside the store in O’Connell Street, Dublin. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

About 80 Siptu representatives protested on Friday afternoon outside an entrance to Clerys on Dublin’s North Earl Street which is being used as a bag (...)

The inspectors appointed by the Workplace Relations Commission, after 460 workers at Clerys were made redundant, took materials from D2 Private offices in Harcourt Terrace, Dublin

D2 Private and its owner Deirdre Foley must pay the legal costs of their failed challenge to the powers of inspectors investigating collective redunda(...)

Up 460 workers at Clerys were made redundant on June 12th, 2015, hours after Clerys was sold.

An investigation into collective redundancies at Clerys department store can proceed without High Court interference after a judge rejected a challeng(...)

If the storm of publicity that followed the closure of Clerys was “unmerited and distressing”, it was entirely self-inflicted. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Maurice Bracken, who worked for Clerys for more than 30 years before the staff were turfed out when the building was sold last June, tells an interest(...)

O’Connell Street and a redeveloped roof top on Clerys

A union official representing the 460 workers who lost their jobs when department store Clerys closed last year said the owner’s application to redeve(...)

Deirdre Foley pictured leaving the Four Courts during a High Court action involving Clerys. Photograph: Collins Courts

The seizure of “privileged and confidential information” from the offices of a Dublin property company by inspectors conducting an ongoing criminal in(...)

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