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Former Debenhams staff protesting outside its store on Dublin’s Henry Street in June: the company was one of the high-profile retailers to put their Irish arms into liquidation. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The level of corporate insolvencies in Ireland may peak next year at levels last seen at the end of the financial crisis as the real cost of the Covid(...)

Usit Ireland specialised in US summer work and related travel programmes. Photograph: Martin Barraud

The High Court has confirmed the appointment of liquidators to companies in the well-known Usit student travel group. The firms, which employed some(...)

 Debenhams in Ireland is among those firms whose business has  collapsed  in the past month. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty

Irish companies hit by the Covid-19 crisis face the prospect of auditors issuing qualified opinions on their annual accounts and challenges to directo(...)

 Debenhams in Ireland is among those firms whose business has  collapsed  in the past month. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty

Irish companies hit by the Covid-19 crisis face the prospect of auditors issuing qualified opinions on their annual accounts and challenges to directo(...)

Figures from the Central Statistics Office (CSO) show the number moving from Ireland to Australia dropped from 17,400 people in 2012 to 5,300 people in 2017. Photograph: iStock/Getty Images

Young Irish people make an “incredible contribution” to Australian society and more should consider moving there to live and work, according to the Au(...)

The Usit building on Dublin’s Aston Quay. The company dates back to 1959. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Student and youth travel company Usit made a small net loss in the year to the end of October 2015, as write-downs and exceptional items obliterated i(...)

Usit accounts for the year to October showed an operating profit of €267,671, down from €728,031. Photograph: Alan Betson / Irish Times.

Mark Hilliard The student company Usit Ireland has recorded a substantial drop in pre-tax profits alongside a rise in administration costs. The comp(...)

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