Dynasties 2018: How a newspaper empire foundered

Dynasties 2018: How a newspaper empire foundered
Alan Crosbie, former chief executive of TCH PicL: Provision

At its peak, Thomas Crosbie Holdings was worth €400 million, but the recession put paid to all that, writes Colette Sexton

Under the watch of the Crosbie family, the Irish Examiner survived the Famine, World War I, the War of Independence, Civil War, the Great Depression of 1930, de Valera’s economic war and World War II.

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