The Fall Of The House Of Crosbie

The Fall Of The House Of Crosbie
The headquarters of Thomas Crosbie Holdings in Cork

Last Tuesday night, a five-generation run of the Crosbies controlling the Irish Examiner came to an end when they were bought by out the Irish Times. How did this minted media dynasty finally come to grief?

In 2000, Alan Crosbie wrote a book entitled Don’t Leave it to the Children: Starting, Building and Sustaining a Family Business. Little did he realise that, 17 years later, there would be no family business to leave.

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