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# hmv - Friday 28 December, 2018

HMV calls in administrators in UK for second time in six years

The company no longer has any stores in the Republic of Ireland – the five remaining stores here closed in 2016.

# hmv - Thursday 19 October, 2017

RTÉ's commercial income dropped 20% last year as sales of DVDs and CDs tumbled

The State broadcaster has traditionally relied on such sales as a significant contributor to its income.

# hmv - Friday 9 September, 2016

"It's ridiculous": Ex-HMV staff left waiting for pay as company goes into liquidation

One staff member said they were told they would be paid today, but the liquidation occurred yesterday.

# hmv - Saturday 6 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 things only people who've worked in HMV will understand

15 things only people who've worked in HMV will understand

Empire Records it is not.

# hmv - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Xtra-vision to close 28 stores after Christmas

It’s understood that the decline in DVD rental is causing the closures.

# hmv - Friday 16 January, 2015

Believe it or not, CDs and vinyl made a big comeback last year

A revitalised HMV sold lots of both. What next, cassettes?

# hmv - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

New initiative aims to get more Irish bands (no, not Boyzone) in the charts

First Music Contact has teamed up with HMV to give Irish bands the chance to play live in the HMV stores every week.

# hmv - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge HMV has reopened on Grafton Street... and here was the queue this morning HMV

HMV has reopened on Grafton Street... and here was the queue this morning

The store is in a different location.

Big day for music: HMV reopens on Grafton St and independents celebrate Record Store Day

Music lovers have lots of options this Saturday!

# hmv - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

25 new jobs on the way as HMV opens Galway city store

The new outlet brings the number of HMV stores around the country to six.

# hmv - Friday 7 March, 2014

Back in black: HMV to reopen on Grafton St

The chain went into receivership in early 2013, with a loss of 300 jobs.

# hmv - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

HMV opens another new Irish store today — this time online

The online store will be in addition to its five other stores in the Republic of Ireland which reopened two months ago.

# hmv - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Apple removes HMV music app from App Store

The music store say they have been given no explanation why.

# hmv - Thursday 17 October, 2013

HMV launches free music app

The app enables people to search for an album by scanning an album cover.

# hmv - Friday 6 September, 2013

HMV reopens its first store on Henry St, Dublin today

The three other HMV stores will open their doors on Thursday, September 12.

# hmv - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

New owners promise to honour old HMV gift vouchers

HMV on Henry Street will reopen this week with a performance from The Strypes.

# hmv - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here are 11 things you should definitely do when HMV reopens Empire Records

Here are 11 things you should definitely do when HMV reopens

When was the last time you made a mix tape?

It's back! HMV to reopen four stores in two weeks

The Limerick, Henry Street, Dundrum and Liffey Valley outlets are due to reopen on either the 5 or 6 September.

# hmv - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

A Derry record-store owner came up with a novel solution, after running into some hassle with HMV

Martin Doherty opened his store a few weeks ago under the name ‘HVM’. Perhaps unsurprisingly, he soon received a letter from a similarly-named music retail company.

# hmv - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

100 jobs on offer as HMV relaunches in Ireland

Store managers and sales assistants are being sought for outlets in Dublin and Limerick.

# hmv - Friday 5 April, 2013

HMV may return to Ireland after buyout of UK business

Hilco, which previously saved the A-Wear business in Ireland, has bought the UK arm of HMV – and wants to come back to Ireland.

# hmv - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Former HMV Grafton Street store up for rent for €1 million

The four-storey building is up for rent after HMV closed down all of its Irish stores in February.

# hmv - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

300 staff to be laid off as Irish HMV stores close for good

The receiver to HMV Ireland says each of the 16 Irish stores was loss-making and that it was not possible to find a buyer.

# hmv - Friday 8 February, 2013

HMV to shut 66 British stores in next two months

The move could see up to 1,000 HMV employees lose their jobs.

# hmv - Monday 4 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 people who feel hurt and abandoned by Golden Discs I Don't Belieb It This post contains images

7 people who feel hurt and abandoned by Golden Discs

They ran out of Justin Bieber’s new album. There were tears.

# hmv - Thursday 31 January, 2013

# hmv - Saturday 26 January, 2013

HMV: What does its receivership mean for Irish music and businesses?

HMV has gone into receivership, and its future hangs in the balance – what impact could this have on Irish bands and music distribution companies?

# hmv - Thursday 24 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Candle in the Wind reworked as a 'tribute' to HMV Goodbye Hmv This post contains videos

VIDEO: Candle in the Wind reworked as a 'tribute' to HMV

Can you spot which ex-boybander has taken on the challenge?

# hmv - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

US restructuring firm Hilco takes control of HMV in the UK

While Hilco said that it believed “there to be a viable underlying HMV business”, it remains unclear what impact this will have on HMV Ireland.

Tiny Dancer: HMV to honour Lily-Mae funds

The company will honour all invoices from sales of the single in its stores in Ireland.

# hmv - Monday 21 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added tips on building a rainbow igloo

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

No change in Ireland as HMV stores in UK to start accepting vouchers

A spokesperson from Deloitte has confirmed that there are currently no plans to do similar in Ireland.

# hmv - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Sit-ins at HMV stores in Limerick end as staff expect payment next week

Protests at other HMV stores in Cork and Tallaght are also expected to end as the receiver has reportedly given written assurances that staff will be paid outstanding wages.

Gas, Gardaí and Tiny Dancers: The week in numbers

Just how popular IS the DublinBikes system? And how many spheres does a sex toy need to win approval from the ECJ?

Sit-ins at HMV stores in Tallaght and Cork

There are now sit-ins taking place at four HMV stores across the country as staff demand to be paid wages they say they are owed from the troubled music retailer.

# hmv - Friday 18 January, 2013

Tiny Dancer rises in the charts once again as shortfall remains

The person behind it, Stephen Macken, believes that the resurgence is “as a direct result of the receivership [of HMV] and people’s goodwill.”

# hmv - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Deloitte representatives to discuss payment with HMV staff

Staff at two stores in Limerick are currently staging a sit-in over uncertainty about payment of their wages this month.

From The Daily Edge Don't know what to do with your HMV vouchers? HMV

Don't know what to do with your HMV vouchers?

One Dublin establishment will take them off your hands…

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

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