Ken Fennell

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Ladbrokes was still paying bubble-era rents in an economy just emerging from a recession.

Had Ladbrokes been offering odds in recent weeks on a shake-up of its betting shops business in the Republic they would have been pretty slim. It had (...)

Ladbrokes branch in Irishtown, Dublin: the betting chain lost €5 million in 2014.  An examinership, focused solely on its betting shops in the Republic, is likely to run for the full 100 days allowed by law. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

About 250 jobs and 60 betting shops are at risk following bookmaker Ladbrokes decision to seek High Court protection for its retail business in the R(...)

Bookmaker Ladbrokes Ireland, is seeking High Court protection from its creditors and warns it will have to cut jobs in a bid to rescue the loss-making business.

Bookmaker Ladbrokes Ireland, is seeking High Court protection from its creditors and warns it will have to cut jobs in a bid to rescue the loss-making(...)

Jackie Lavin (right) with Bill Cullen at the Grand National at Fairyhouse earlier this year. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The receivers for Glencullen Properties Ltd, the company formerly owned by the businessman Bill Cullen, have begun court proceedings to remove Mr Cull(...)

A High Court judge has criticised the level and transparency of fees sought by a receiver and his lawyers for di(...)

A-wear’s store on Dublin’s Grafton Street. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Four A-wear shops continue to trade following the appointment of a receiver to the retail fashion chain last week. Outlets in Dundrum, Blanchar(...)

The A Wear shop on Dublin’s Grafton street. File photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

Fashion retail chain A|Wear has gone into receivership, with at least some of its 31 Irish outlets and nine UK concessions set to close. Ken Fe(...)

Kavanaghfennell partner David Van Dessel at the Advising Distressed Clients conference  at Convention Centre Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The number of companies going to the wall fell by almost one-fifth to 1,141 in the first 10 months of the year, figures released yesterday show.Accord(...)

The Awear store on Grafton Street, Dublin.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Not another one. That was the general reaction this week when it emerged that the fashion retailer A|wear has entered interim examinership, buckling u(...)

High rents were “a significant problem” for fashion retailer A-Wear with rent at its Grafton Street store in central Dublin accounting for 28 per cent of its revenues, according to counsel. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The fashion retailer A-Wear, which employs 350 staff, has entered interim examinership in an attempt to force its landlords to reduce rents at its mor(...)

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