Former Clerys staff Joe Tobin from Lucan and Sean Clifford from Ranelag at the Mansion House where the deal was announced. Photograph: Collins

Former Clerys workers, sacked from their jobs at the landmark Dublin department store almost two years ago, have reached an undisclosed financial sett(...)

Clerys clock: Dublin City Council’s planning scheme for the  area includes  re-establishing it as a place of social and cultural importance and where workers have fair conditions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Dublin City Council wants the company behind the redevelopment of Clerys to show how it intends to promote local employment during and after construct(...)

Clerys on O’Connell Street: shop closed last year with the loss of 467 jobs. Its owner, OCS Properties, is seeking permission from Dublin City Council to redevelop it as a hotel, offices, shops and a restaurant. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin city councillors will vote on Monday on a motion calling on contractors to refuse to work on the redevelopment of Clerys in protest at the trea(...)

The Clerys building: one objector says the planned building work  does not fit with the council’s aim of keeping the area’s historic fabric while architect Henry J Lyons says the new scheme will be sensitive to the building. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Councillors, former workers and a neighbouring business have raised objections to plans to redevelop Clerys, the Dublin department store that shut las(...)

 Clerys workers Emily McDermott (35 years service) and her daughter Nathania (seven  years service)  at a demonstration in support of Clerys workers. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Specialist building contractor Lambstongue refused to work on the redevelopment of the Clerys building in Dublin unless its new owners meet the 460 wo(...)