The legendary band only ever played one gig in the Republic of Ireland.recalls being part of that sparse crowd at the Arcadia in Cork in 1967.
Mon, 01 Jan, 2018
From the family mutt to the guy who works with your husband,has selecting presents all wrapped up
Wed, 07 Dec, 2016
Sat, 19 Nov, 2016
A teenager is awaiting trial accused of going on a €8,000 spending spree in Dublin with a stolen bank card.
Fri, 30 Sep, 2016
Eason is hoping to engage and inspire young readers during this year’s Children’s SpringFest, with its first ever Read-a-thon.
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
The company behind defunct bookseller Hughes & Hughes recorded a modest profit last year after slashing costs.
Wed, 17 Feb, 2016
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016
Irish coffee company Insomnia is set to move into the UK market in a partnership with UK and Irish retail giant Debenhams.
Fri, 10 Jul, 2015
Eason, the books and stationary store at Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, owes its landlord €423,000 in rent arrears, the Circuit Civil Court heard yesterday.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
AS the saying goes, when one door closes, another opens: in the case of Mellerick’s Pharmacy in Fermoy, that aphorism might need to be changed to include mention of ceilings and chimneys.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
Reading (and being read to) helps your children understand the world around them, and eases them into school, says, and now one bookshop is helping with age-appropriate reading lists
Tue, 19 Aug, 2014
The Labour Court has recommended that Eason’s 800 staff accept pay cuts as part of a plan to sustain the viability of the books-to-stationery retailer.
Mon, 02 Jun, 2014
The firm behind bookseller Hughes & Hughes incurred losses totalling €1.35m in the two years prior to the Hughes & Hughes brand disappearing last year.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2014
There’s something for everyone this week, from the budding writer to the Beatles lover to all the Francophiles out there.
Sun, 15 Dec, 2013
As Amy Huberman sat scribbling her autograph on copies of her new book in Mahon Point Shopping Centre in Cork yesterday, women walked past and beamed.
Mon, 12 Nov, 2012
Popular online baby retailer, JoJo Maman Bébé, launches its first Irish store, on Wicklow Street, Dublin 2, on Friday next, Nov 9.
Sun, 04 Nov, 2012
Having started its business with news stalls in train stations across Ireland in the late-1800s, the Eason chain has gone back to the future to launch the country’s first Virtual Book Shop at Connolly Station in Dublin.
Tue, 23 Oct, 2012
Eason is creating 50 jobs this year, with the opening of four new franchise stores.
Mon, 27 Aug, 2012
Maeve was an inspiration both personally and professionally because she was such a glorious writer who understood people — and because she wanted Irish women writers to realise they were wonderful and stick together.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2012
We’re making stationary sexy — the head of retail development, David Field, says of the newly redeveloped flagship Eason store on Patrick St in Cork City.
Tue, 10 Jul, 2012
Today is World Book Day. Jonathan deBurca Butler paid a visit to one of our busiest bookshops to see what people are reading these days, and how.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2012
A good writing day beats pretty much anything else hands down.
Sat, 14 Jan, 2012
DUBLIN 4’s best-loved Celtic Tiger cub Ross O’Carroll Kelly’s latest adventure has been crowned the country’s all-time favourite book.
Thu, 22 Dec, 2011
Eason is celebrating its 125th anniversary today.
Wed, 28 Sep, 2011
Management at Eason and union officials are to attend talks at the Labour Relations Commission next week.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2011
INTERNET services giant Google has been named Ireland’s most reputable company for a second consecutive year.
Thu, 14 Apr, 2011
THE first major shopping centre to open in Ireland in almost two years will provide up to 450 job.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2011
IT was a case of better late than never for a group of Lotto players — six days late and €1 million better to be precise.
Fri, 07 Jan, 2011
Gift Voucher Shop (GVS), the company behind the multi-store One4all Gift Card and Voucher, has announced the addition of Hamleys Toy Shop, Next and Gamestop to its retail portfolio.
Thu, 09 Dec, 2010
RENOWNED author Maeve Binchy was last night presented with a lifetime achievement award at the annual Irish Book Awards.
Fri, 26 Nov, 2010
THE search is on for the country’s newest multi-millionaire after a mystery customer bought the winning numbers for the competition’s third largest jackpot.
Mon, 25 Oct, 2010
DON’T discuss your latest diets, how much you hate your stomach or even venture near politics or religion.
Wed, 08 Sep, 2010
A MAJOR investment by Ireland’s largest book and stationery retailer Eason has resulted in its Dungarvan outlet being hailed a new flagship store.
Thu, 26 Aug, 2010
BOOKSELLER Eason’s managed to more than halve its total losses in its last financial year.
Sat, 21 Aug, 2010
Eason is planning a major revamp of its stores, it has emerged.
Thu, 19 Aug, 2010
BOOK prices have dropped by 17% over the past three years as booksellers fight back against recession and the challenge presented by ebooks.
Sat, 08 May, 2010
Eason and Son bookstores have taken over the running of the Hughes & Hughes newsagents at Cork and Dublin airports.
Fri, 05 Mar, 2010
EASON has taken over the bookshop licences at Dublin and Cork airports, vacated last week by Hughes & Hughes going into receivership.
Fri, 05 Mar, 2010
Eason and Son has signed an agreement with the Dublin Airport Authority to take over the seven Hughes and Hughes outlets at Dublin and Cork Airports.
Thu, 04 Mar, 2010
PUBLICATIONS distributor Newspread has taken a legal challenge to a “flawed” and “unfair” tendering process under which its contract to distribute Ireland on Sunday newspaper and Buy & Sell magazine was terminated, resulting in lost profits of more than €1.5 million.
Wed, 19 Dec, 2007
A PLAN to provide nearly 500 free bikes across Dublin in exchange for more than 100 outdoor advertisement spaces met with opposition yesterday.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2007
REPRESENTATIVES for shopkeepers have accused Newspread and Eason of behaving like “corporate thugs” over new charges and conditions imposed on newsagents and retailers selling their products.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2007
Wed, 02 Nov, 2005