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Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Closure

This month
January 2023
# Job Losses
Argos set to close all Irish outlets by June
The company employs around 580 people across 34 stores in Ireland.
Last year
2022
# Dublin
DART services between Connolly Station and Grand Canal Dock closed for weekend
Iarnród Éireann has apologised for any inconvenience caused and has advised customers to check times before travel.
# Banking
Ulster Bank to write to personal credit card holders to remind them to close accounts
Ulster Bank credit cards will no longer work from March 2023.
# Dublin
M50 crash: Two motorcyclists in their 50s and 60s killed in collision with truck
The northbound route was closed for several hours as emergency services responded.
All time
# Schools
Minister for Health says 'there isn't going to be a longer mid-term break'
Donnelly joined junior minister Niall Collins who earlier rejected suggestions that schools could close for an extended period.
# Liquidation
'I'm still in shock': Closure of Irish Debenhams stores described as 'troubling' and 'devastating'
One former Debenhams employee said she is “still in shock” after this morning’s announcement.
# Closure
Two crèches set to close following Tusla inspections
The two crèches are in Dublin and Wicklow.
# Closure
Nike's groundbreaking project shut down in disgrace
The fallout from the Alberto Salazar controversy continues.
# Planning
'It's out of our hands now': Dublin's Bernard Shaw pub to close at end of October
The owners of the pub said they had “tried really hard” to renew their lease, stay on longer or buy the pub.
# redundancies
Religious books and gifts company Veritas to close 3 retail stores across the country
It is not yet known how many jobs will be lost.
# Closure
169 jobs to go following Dundalk food plant closure
The company has said it faced “some serious business” challenges in recent months.
# dear fifi
Dear Fifi: I'm still waiting for an apology from my ex - is this stupid?
A weekly advice column from a wagon who might well be unqualified to answer these questions.
# cut backs
Homebase plans to close three Irish stores as its new owners slice costs
The DIY retailer is looking to shutter 42 outlets in the UK and Ireland after sales ‘declined significantly’.
# Closure
6 TV shows that need to have reunion episodes
Bring back the original Sleepover Club.
# Closure
French skincare brand Yves Rocher will shutter its Cork plant next year
Some 60 people are set to lose their jobs.
# Closure
Bravery medals would bring 'final closure' for Jadotville survivors
While families welcomed the recent awarding of a unit citation and Bonn Jadotville medal, it is hoped eight of the men will be specifically awarded for their bravery.
# Trauma
After 28 years, can Hillsborough survivors finally attain a sense of closure?
John Hughson speaks to The42 about the legacy of this terrible tragedy.
# Closure
Minister insists no child will lose mental health place after 'indefensible' closure of beds
Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin urged the government to intervene.
# Closure
Pep Guardiola rules out Joe Hart return to Man City
The City manager decided that the England goalkeeper was not suited to a possession-based style of football.
# Running Routes
Bus Éireann workers ready to strike as talks between management and unions collapse
The two sides had been negotiating at Workplace Relations Commission.
# shut the gates
Private girls' school in south Dublin set to close over debts and 'ever increasing' costs
Notre Dame School in Churchtown caters for about 250 girls.
# Tramyard
Dalkey café bar temporarily closed by judge over fire safety concerns
They relate to a wooden gazebo built outside the premises.
# lost jobs
"Crying, frustration, devastation" - eBay staff react to announcement of Dundalk closure
It’s anticipated that eBay is to close its operations in its Dundalk facility in the second quarter of 2017.
# Jobs
eBay to close Dundalk operation next year
The decision is being made as PayPal wants to expand its business next year and has asked eBay to leave the facility.
# unsolved mystery
The search for missing plane MH370 is being called off, and families of the missing aren't happy
Two years later investigators are no closer to discovering what became of the missing plane.
# Staying Put
Martin O'Neill is finally set to sign a new Ireland contract
The Derry native’s future has been the subject of much speculation in recent months.
# Anniversary
One year on, Clerys workers continue to seek justice for other workers
Clerys workers will hold a one-year anniversary protest at the store today.
# For Sale
Popular Dublin bar and music venue Sweeney's set to close
The popular venue announced on its website that it would be closing down in the coming weeks.
# Closure
The Irishman who helped save Barcelona finally gets a proper grave
The Irish footballing legend also lined out for a number of clubs including Belfast Celtic and Man United during his playing days.
# Closure
Emergency hostel set to close with loss of 100 beds for the homeless
The John’s Lane West homeless hostel will be re-purposed as a number of flats.
# migrant crisis
'Mama Merkel' rules out closing the 'Balkan route' to Syrian refugees
A meeting on in Brussels also saw Turkey trying to strongarm the EU.
Voices
'I'll never forget the looks he gave me. I knew he wanted me dead'
A woman living in a women’s refuge in Tallaght tells her story and appeals to the government to prevent its closure.
# Closure
Sepp Blatter elected for fifth term as Fifa president after Prince Ali concedes
The 79-year-old has vowed to lead the organisation out of the corruption “storm” it has become embroiled in.
# Closure
Two Irish cricketers have retired from T20 internationals
Tim Murtagh and Ed Joyce are calling it quits.
# Closure
The Steve Finnan mystery appears to have been solved
The former full-back is the only member of the 2005 Liverpool squad who won’t be turning up for an upcoming event.
# Closure
Here's why there won't be a Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch
In boxing, a big, lucrative matchup is typically followed up by a bigger, even more lucrative rematch.
# Grafton Street
It looks like Next are set to close their flagship Dublin store
The chain have been present on south Dublin’s main shopping stretch for over 20 years.
# Closure
Henry Shefflin to make decision on retirement 'within the next week'
“Ah sure look we’ll be all glad when it’s all over and the decision is made,” he added.
# job loss
Irish company Skillpages to close with loss of 33 jobs
KPMG has been brought in as liquidators.
# Ferbane
These Offaly protesters don't want the only bank in their town closed
The Ferbane branch is one of 14 being closed by Ulster Bank.