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Doomed Orla Kiely US operation racked up $4.5 million debt

24th November, 2019

The US arm of the Orla Kiely retail empire amassed liabilities of $4.5 million, including over $700,000 owed to its Manhattan landlord, US bankruptcy documents reveal.

Owned by Dubliner Kiely and her husband Dermott Rowan, Kiely Rowan plc collapsed last year with debts of over €8 million.

US bankruptcy trustee Deborah Piazza has determined that the US operation, Kiely Rowan NY Inc, has no assets to liquidate to the benefit of its creditors. The bankruptcy case should...

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