Maureen Deans

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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(...)

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(...)

Artist’s impression of the new rooftop development planned for Clerys on O’Connell Street.

The owner of the former Clerys department store in Dublin has applied for planning permission to redevelop it as a hotel, offices, bars and shops. OCS(...)

Former employees of the department store were joined by sympathisers, politicians and trade union leaders outside the shuttered Clerys premises. Photograph: Eric Luke

A crowd of about 500 protested at the closure of Clerys on O’Connell Street in Dublin on Tuesday following robust exchanges between liquidators and t(...)

Shoppers leave Clerys department store on O’Connell Street, Dublin, yesterday. At about 6pm yesterday, liquidators from KPMG broke the news to staff that the Clerys was closing for good. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Clerys has seen many dramas unfold on its doorstep since it opened for business in 1853 but few as eventful as yesterday’s. At about 1.30pm st(...)