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#Clerys

# clerys - All time

'After decades in Clerys, they wouldn't even let us take our things from the lockers'
# Clerys
# Clerys

'After decades in Clerys, they wouldn't even let us take our things from the lockers'

Jun 17th 2015, 6:05 AM 16,043 Views 42 Comments

Former Clerys workers struck a defiant tone at yesterday’s protest against job losses.

These are the people behind the deal that means time's up for Clerys
# Shut Up Shop
# Shut Up Shop

These are the people behind the deal that means time's up for Clerys

Jun 16th 2015, 3:59 PM 39,570 Views 46 Comments

The store was put into liquidation on Friday by its new owners.

Hundreds turn out for angry protest against Clerys job losses
# Liquidated
# Liquidated

Hundreds turn out for angry protest against Clerys job losses

Jun 16th 2015, 3:40 PM 24,445 Views 91 Comments

The new owners, the Natrium consortium, closed the business on Friday without warning.

What's going to happen to the Clerys building?
# A New O'connell Street
# A New O'connell Street

What's going to happen to the Clerys building?

Jun 15th 2015, 6:30 PM 20,602 Views 36 Comments

All 460 workers were let go last Friday.

'Treat them with the respect they deserve': Siptu to hold rally in support of Clerys workers
# Locked Out
# Locked Out

'Treat them with the respect they deserve': Siptu to hold rally in support of Clerys workers

Jun 15th 2015, 1:30 PM 8,963 Views 77 Comments

Government ministers say they will do everything in their power to support the 460 former employees of the store.

Clerys worker put down €600 deposit for furniture - hours before store's shock closure
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

Clerys worker put down €600 deposit for furniture - hours before store's shock closure

Jun 15th 2015, 9:40 AM 32,226 Views 51 Comments

Tánaiste Joan Burton has said that Clerys workers “have been treated very badly”.

Clerys workers to stage daily protests outside landmark store
# Shock Closure
# Shock Closure

Clerys workers to stage daily protests outside landmark store

Jun 14th 2015, 7:58 PM 18,834 Views 59 Comments

The landmark Dublin store’s shock closure on Friday put almost 500 people out of work.

"Devastated" Clerys workers picket landmark store following shock closure
# Out Of The Blue
# Out Of The Blue

"Devastated" Clerys workers picket landmark store following shock closure

Jun 13th 2015, 8:05 PM 41,533 Views 100 Comments

The iconic Dublin store closed its doors for the last time last night after being put into liquidation yesterday afternoon.

Poll: How do you feel about the liquidation of Clerys?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How do you feel about the liquidation of Clerys?

Jun 13th 2015, 9:32 AM 24,774 Views 74 Comments

With the demise of the landmark Dublin store yesterday another Irish icon has bitten the dust, not to mention almost 500 jobs.

Watch: Locks changed in Clerys as shocked workers told all the jobs are gone
# Landmark
# Landmark

Watch: Locks changed in Clerys as shocked workers told all the jobs are gone

Jun 12th 2015, 11:13 PM 97,200 Views 117 Comments

Liquidators were appointed to the company.

Ever heard of the Pole who helped Famine victims? He's been honoured in Dublin
# Sackville Place
# Sackville Place

Ever heard of the Pole who helped Famine victims? He's been honoured in Dublin

Mar 30th 2015, 10:10 PM 18,113 Views 49 Comments

Paweł Edmund Strzelecki lived in Ireland during the Great Hunger.

The briefcase: this was the week in business
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The briefcase: this was the week in business

Jun 20th 2014, 12:00 PM 4,278 Views 3 Comments

Opening shots in the budget war, cuddly Ryanair, and everything in between…

Clerys boss: 'O'Connell street is a very cold environment'
# Capital Problem
# Capital Problem

Clerys boss: 'O'Connell street is a very cold environment'

Jun 17th 2014, 3:55 PM 28,236 Views 88 Comments

The Jobs Committee was told that Dublin’s main thoroughfare is dangerous and dirty, giving retailers little chance.

A Definitive Ranking of Ireland's April Fools' Day Pranks
# Gotcha
From The Daily Edge
# Gotcha

A Definitive Ranking of Ireland's April Fools' Day Pranks

Apr 1st 2014, 12:15 PM 56,546 Views 34 Comments

A blue cheese easter egg. Really?

Credit cards at the ready? Retailers hoping for end-of-year bonus as Winter Sales begin
# Black Thursday
# Black Thursday

Credit cards at the ready? Retailers hoping for end-of-year bonus as Winter Sales begin

Dec 26th 2013, 7:00 AM 7,782 Views 8 Comments

Done with Christmas? Planning a bargain hunt? Read on…

Mommy's Kissing Santa Claus Picture of the Day
# Mommy's Kissing Santa Claus
# Mommy's Kissing Santa Claus

Mommy's Kissing Santa Claus Picture of the Day

Dec 21st 2013, 4:00 PM 37,723 Views 31 Comments

This mum-of-one got a surprise when she took her daughter to see Santa Claus in Clerys this morning.

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Nov 21st 2013, 11:00 PM 13,158 Views 5 Comments

Everybody’s talking about three women held captive for 30 years in London, the Old Bailey bomber, and salary top-ups.

In pics: Clerys is officially open for business again
# Clerys
# Clerys

In pics: Clerys is officially open for business again

Nov 21st 2013, 6:07 PM 25,567 Views 35 Comments

It was handbags at midday as shoppers battled to be the first to nab the opening day bargains.

8 soul-crushing realisations about department stores
# Fourth Floor
From The Daily Edge
# Fourth Floor

8 soul-crushing realisations about department stores

Nov 21st 2013, 1:12 PM 33,865 Views 47 Comments

Will someone please just lock us in overnight?

Hurrah! Clerys to reopen today - just in time for Christmas
# Christmas
# Christmas

Hurrah! Clerys to reopen today - just in time for Christmas

Nov 21st 2013, 7:20 AM 10,283 Views 24 Comments

Meet you under the clock at 11am.

Loyaltybuild boss writes open letter apologising to customers as more firms hit by breach
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Loyaltybuild boss writes open letter apologising to customers as more firms hit by breach

Nov 15th 2013, 1:52 PM 8,804 Views 14 Comments

The data breach has affected up to 1.5 million customers across Europe. The gardaí and the Data Protection Commissioner are investigating.

In time for Christmas: Clerys set to reopen on 21 November
# Reopening
# Reopening

In time for Christmas: Clerys set to reopen on 21 November

Nov 8th 2013, 12:38 PM 13,042 Views 35 Comments

The department store has been shut since it was damaged in flooding four months ago.

Clerys 'hoping to reopen with a bang' for Christmas period
# Clerys
# Clerys

Clerys 'hoping to reopen with a bang' for Christmas period

Sep 23rd 2013, 9:30 PM 11,502 Views 18 Comments

A marketing team has now started work on a campaign to create a “buzz” ahead of the reopening which is expected in advance of the key Christmas period.

Clerys, credit unions and clashes: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Clerys, credit unions and clashes: The week in numbers

Aug 17th 2013, 7:30 PM 5,827 Views 1 Comment

Plus: How many people have visited the church in Spain with the botched fresco of Jesus?

Clerys lays off 86 staff 'for at least four weeks'
# Storm Damage
# Storm Damage

Clerys lays off 86 staff 'for at least four weeks'

Aug 16th 2013, 5:24 PM 9,666 Views 33 Comments

The iconic Dublin department store remains closed more than three weeks after a storm caused massive damage to the building.

Clerys staff told it may be months before store re-opens
# Clerys
# Clerys

Clerys staff told it may be months before store re-opens

Aug 2nd 2013, 9:53 PM 36,102 Views 49 Comments

Clerys closed last Thursday and one staff member told TheJournal.ie that they have been told they may not be returning to work until November.

Storm-damaged Clerys store to stay closed for days
# Storm
# Storm

Storm-damaged Clerys store to stay closed for days

Jul 25th 2013, 4:58 PM 17,468 Views 16 Comments

Deluge caused major damage to iconic O’Connell Street department store building.

Caption competition: What are these nuns saying to the garda?
# Caption This
# Caption This

Caption competition: What are these nuns saying to the garda?

Jul 25th 2013, 3:45 PM 16,218 Views 91 Comments

What do you reckon?

Pictures: Clean-up under way after overnight flash floods
# Stormy Weather
# Stormy Weather

Pictures: Clean-up under way after overnight flash floods

Jul 25th 2013, 1:25 PM 49,393 Views 79 Comments

Clerys Department Store is closed today as a result of the flooding, while some DART services are still off after a lightning strike last night.

Christmas shoppers and sales up on 2011 says Retail Excellence Ireland
# Retail
# Retail

Christmas shoppers and sales up on 2011 says Retail Excellence Ireland

Dec 26th 2012, 2:57 PM 8,242 Views 31 Comments

Good news for retailers from the evidence so far on St Stephen’s Day says the retail representative body.

Guineys workers still in limbo over pensions
# Closed Down
# Closed Down

Guineys workers still in limbo over pensions

Nov 25th 2012, 7:45 AM 4,680 Views 15 Comments

Many of the workers who lost their job when Guiney & Co closed down in September had more than 25 years service – but now their pension remains up in the air.

The Evening Fix…now with added tomato sauce
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix…now with added tomato sauce

Oct 2nd 2012, 8:00 PM 7,238 Views 3 Comments

The things we learned, loved and shared today.

Guineys and Clerys staff hold protest over store closures
# Protest
# Protest

Guineys and Clerys staff hold protest over store closures

Oct 2nd 2012, 2:15 PM 7,816 Views 10 Comments

They staff said they “feel utterly betrayed” after Guineys and a number of Clerys stores went into liquidation.

Column: Miracle on O’Connell St – what the Clerys rescue says about Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Miracle on O’Connell St – what the Clerys rescue says about Ireland

Sep 30th 2012, 8:40 AM 35 Views 16 Comments

An institution was saved – which just goes to show how badly Irish homeowners are being treated in comparison, writes Arthur Doohan.

Column: Clerys is an O’Connell St icon – and the street has changed a lot
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Clerys is an O’Connell St icon – and the street has changed a lot

Sep 22nd 2012, 9:45 AM 383 Views 16 Comments

Dublin historian Pat Liddy describes the chequered history of the famous department store.

Guineys workers told: 30 years service? Sorry, no pensions
# Shop Closure
# Shop Closure

Guineys workers told: 30 years service? Sorry, no pensions

Sep 22nd 2012, 8:00 AM 16,171 Views 71 Comments

The employees found out about the shop closure after a phone call on Monday telling them not to come into work the next day.

So exactly WHICH Guineys is closing down?
# Dublin Institution
# Dublin Institution

So exactly WHICH Guineys is closing down?

Sep 18th 2012, 12:34 PM 20,767 Views 36 Comments

There are three (count ‘em!) separate stores with the name Guineys on Dublin’s Talbot St – but which one is closing down?