The next chapter for Waterford Wedgwood

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Engravers at the house of Waterford Crystal

KPS Capital Partners, which bought Waterford Wedgwood Royal Doulton in 2009 for just a few million euro, has announced the sale of the company for nearly €400 million

It was the day that finally sealed the fate of the remaining workers at Waterford Crystal in Kilbarry.

One morning in early January 2009 the furnace was turned off for good; with it went hundreds of years of history and the last of the near-800 jobs it sustained. It was the culmination of years of concern about the viability of not only its Waterford roots but the company’s very existence.

For more than a year,...

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