Johnston Press group’s last Irish remnants are set for liquidation

Johnston Press group’s last Irish remnants are set for liquidation

Scottish group will have deficit of €116 million after once boasting a string of top regional titles; its 14 Irish papers were eventually sold to Iconic Newspapers for massive haircut of €9 million

The former press group that splurged hundreds of millions on buying Irish newspaper assets in the 2000s is set to liquidate this week with a deficit of €116 million.

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