Thursday April 9, 2020

Clerys’ precious plaques are put under 24-hour guard

17th March, 2019
Clerys has moved its famous name plaques to a secret location Picture: Fergal Phillips

Planners overseeing the rejuvenation of the old Clerys site on O’Connell Street in central Dublin have been busy preparing for its makeover.

Last year, the project got some much needed momentum when it was announced that a group linked to Paddy McKillen jr would lead plans to redevelop the old department store into a mix of office and retail units, with a 176-bedroom hotel planned as well.

In preparation for the building work,...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Every time Donald Trump spoke on the Covid-19 crisis last week, the stock markets plunged by another point

Marion McKeone | 3 weeks ago

Big tech firms pledge to pay contract staff through the social-distancing period

Emmet Ryan | 3 weeks ago

Further action may be needed to prevent the Irish economy being sunk, particularly when the global economy remains vulnerable

Ian Guider | 3 weeks ago