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The Xtra-Vision store on the corner of Baggot Street and Waterloo Road in Dublin: Try to explain to a child of the 21st century what a video library was and watch confusion cloud their faces. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Last week, in an idle moment, Pricewatch took to Twitter and asked about the shops which have closed that people missed the most. The response was en(...)

Feargal Quinn, who has died aged 82, pictured in the Sutton outlet of Superquinn in 1997. He opened his first shop in Dundalk in 1960. Photograph: David Sleator / The Irish Times

Feargal Quinn, who has died aged 82, has been hailed as an inspiring retail pioneer, tenacious business advocate, dedicated public servant and warm me(...)

The centre at 96-98 Churchtown Road Upper extends to 1,139sq m  and benefits from 33  car-parking spaces.

A mixed-use centre at the former Braemor Rooms/ McGowans of Churchtown pub site in south Dublin is on the market at €5.7 million through BNP Paribas R(...)

The Foxhunter closed its doors in 2012 five years after it was bought by  a consortium  for about €17 million

The former Foxhunter pub in Lucan is on the market through agent Savills and, while there’s no official guide price for the property, it could achieve(...)

Work has begun on the redevelopment and it is expected to be complete by May 2017

The former McGowans pub in Churchtown – sold for €16 million in 2007 – is to be redeveloped into five retail units after lying idle for a number of ye(...)

Maxima: planning more outlets beyond Shankill

An intriguing potential new force in the Irish grocery sector is preparing to dip its toe into the market in south Dublin. Construction work is well a(...)

Superior market: Superquinn is well known for its bakeries and well-trained staff – can the same be said for SuperValu? Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Customer unhappy about criticism of SuperquinnThere has been a lot of talk about supermarkets in recent days. Our take on Superquinn prompted a Wicklo(...)

Value It is what all stores promise us. Whether they deliver depends on how loyal (or gullible) you are. Photograph: Thinkstock

Aldi When it entered the Irish market a decade ago it was considered an oddball outsider with unfamiliar brands and a random assortment of jackhammers(...)

  Superquinn sausages at the Blackrock, Dublin,  store. Since 2005, the product  has been made by the Larry Goodman-owned ABP Meats.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

When the curtain was pulled down on the iconic Superquinn brand yesterday morning there was just one word on the lips of many people who heard the new(...)