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In May, Bewley’s announced plans to close the cafe permanently, citing the impact of the pandemic on trading and its frothy €1.5m annual rent, which accounts for about 30% of annual sales. File photograph: The Irish Times

Bewley’s Café on Grafton Street is Dublin’s most famous coffee shop, dating back to 1927. So there will be relief in many quarters at the news in rece(...)

 Bewley’s on Grafton Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bewley’s has agreed to pay more than €749,000 in rent arrears and interest costs to the landlord of its cafe on Grafton Street. However, the com(...)

 Bewley’s cafe on Grafton Street, Dublin, has been closed since March 16th.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Irish coffee group Bewley’s has made an offer to the landlord of its famous Grafton Street cafe that could save it from closure. In a letter sent to (...)

Bewley’s café on Grafton Street, Dublin. The café has closed permanently with the loss of 110 jobs. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Staff at Bewley’s café on Grafton Street have been told they are being made redundant, scotching hopes that the decision to close the historic café wo(...)

Tuskar Rock Lighthouse by Ivan Sutton (€1,500-€2,000), Whyte’s.

With lockdown restrictions lifting, auction houses are beginning to open up for public viewings once again. Both de Vere’s of Kildare Street and Whyte(...)

Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street in Dublin. Staff at the cafe have been told it will close permanently. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The operator of Bewley’s cafe on Grafton Street decided to close the historic cafe after concluding that sales could be hit by 40-80 per cent under Co(...)

The Bewley’s building is leased from RGRE Grafton Limited. Rent amounts to about 30 per cent of the cafe’s sales. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The historic Bewley’s cafe on Grafton Street is to close permanently with the loss of 110 jobs. Staff were informed of the decision by the operator of(...)

Peter Donegan at Chateau de Peronne in the Somme, northern France

When he is not constructing a first World War memorial garden in the moat of the 14th century Château de Péronne in the Somme in northern France, land(...)

The grounded Leo McLoone of Naomh Conaill is crowded by St Eunan’s players during the 2012 Donegal football final in Ballybofey. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho.

Football seasons can play tricks with time. When Naomh Conaill won their first Donegal senior title in 2005, Martin Regan had just returned from a (...)

Lorraine Sweeney: says she will file a legal case against the liquidation

Seller Gordon Brothers The two main Gordon Brothers executives who were directors of Clerys are Malcom MacAulay, a veteran financial expert who sourc(...)

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