Entries in 'ireland' (20)

Xtra-Vision calls in receivers, announces 20 store closures

Xtra-Vision calls in receivers, announces 20 store closures

Irish entertainment retailer Xtra-vision has gone into receivership.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2013 at 9:32AM in News
HMV Ireland could return

HMV Ireland could return

Hilco is in discussions with landlords about a possible return to Ireland for HMV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2013 at 3:35PM in News
Xtra-vision enters receivership

Xtra-vision enters receivership

Irish entertainment rental and retail firm Xtra-vision has fallen into receivership after being "unable to meet its debts".

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 29th 2013 at 3:18PM in News
More EA layoffs reported at Galway office

More EA layoffs reported at Galway office

EA has cut a number of staff at its customer service branch in Galway.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 14th 2013 at 9:33AM in News

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HMV Ireland is no more; 300 jobs lost

HMV Ireland is no more; 300 jobs lost

The Irish arm of HMV has been closed for good.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2013 at 2:29PM in News
Now HMV Ireland goes into receivership

Now HMV Ireland goes into receivership

HMV has closed its 16 Irish stores and has appointed receivers, putting 300 jobs at risk.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2013 at 9:33AM in News
UPDATED: PopCap Dublin closes its doors; 96 jobs lost

UPDATED: PopCap Dublin closes its doors; 96 jobs lost

PopCap Dublin has been closed by parent company EA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2012 at 11:52AM in News
INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Ireland

INTERNATIONAL FACTFILE: Ireland

Like the UK, the Irish games retail market took a hit with the fall of GAME.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 31st 2012 at 11:30AM in News

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Irish GAME protestors explain their demands

Irish GAME protestors explain their demands

The protestors staging sit-in protests at a number of GAME’s closed Irish stores have released a statement clarifying their demands.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2012 at 2:44PM in News
GameStop closes Northern Ireland operations

GameStop closes Northern Ireland operations

Retailer GameStop has closed all three of its stores in Northern Ireland.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 24th 2012 at 9:58AM in News
PDQ to distribute Lace games

PDQ to distribute Lace games

Publisher Lace Mamba Global has announced PDQ has taken on its primary distribution duties in the UK and Ireland.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 17th 2012 at 6:18PM in News
International gamers finally have CEX

International gamers finally have CEX

Second-hand specialist CEX is on the rise, opening new shops in the UK and across the world.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 2nd 2011 at 8:26AM in News

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BioWare opens Irish customer service centre

BioWare opens Irish customer service centre

EA and Bioware have today opened a new customer service centre in Ireland that is hoped will create as many as 200 new jobs.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 26th 2011 at 3:57PM in News
Revamp for big Irish games chain

Revamp for big Irish games chain

Ireland's leading entertainment rental and retail chain Xtra-vision is back from the brink with new funding.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 10th 2011 at 2:01PM in News
17 new countries getting iPhone 4

17 new countries getting iPhone 4

Apple has confirmed that the iPhone 4 will be launched in 17 new countries this Friday, July 30th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2010 at 3:58PM in News
O2 Ireland begins web censoring

O2 Ireland begins web censoring

The Irish arm of telcoms operator O2 has begun censoring websites in the region, with image sharing site Imgur seemingly the first portal identified for blockage.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2010 at 6:09PM in News

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EA to open Irish customer service centre

EA to open Irish customer service centre

Publisher EA has announced that it plans to open a new customer service centre in Galway, Ireland that it hopes will help connect owned developer BioWare with its sizable European ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2010 at 12:01PM in News
Ireland approves ‘three strikes’ net ruling

Ireland approves ‘three strikes’ net ruling

Eircom, Ireland’s largest internet service provider, has rolled out the implementation of its ‘three strikes and you’re out’ policy on illegal internet file sharing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 24th 2010 at 3:08PM in News
Record Xmas for HMV

Record Xmas for HMV

HMV group has reported a 14.6 per cent year-on-year increase in its UK and Ireland stores for the five weeks ending January 2nd 2010. For the ten weeks ending on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2010 at 10:49AM in News
Sony unveils Irish PS3 campaign

Sony unveils Irish PS3 campaign

Sony has kicked off an Irish PS3 campaign by showing the console to national media and premiering its TV ad.

by Tim Ingham
on Mar 15th 2007 at 11:45AM in News