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This year
HMV to reopen its doors in Dublin for the first time in seven years
The store is planned to be open by July of this year.
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HMV calls in administrators in UK for second time in six years
The company no longer has any stores in the Republic of Ireland – the five remaining stores here closed in 2016.
15 things only people who've worked in HMV will understand
Empire Records it is not.
HMV opens another new Irish store today — this time online
The online store will be in addition to its five other stores in the Republic of Ireland which reopened two months ago.
HMV may return to Ireland after buyout of UK business
Hilco, which previously saved the A-Wear business in Ireland, has bought the UK arm of HMV – and wants to come back to Ireland.
300 staff to be laid off as Irish HMV stores close for good
The receiver to HMV Ireland says each of the 16 Irish stores was loss-making and that it was not possible to find a buyer.
Staff use HMV's official Twitter account to reveal live sacking
Staff took over the @HMVtweets account – which had been dormant for weeks – to reveal significant layoffs.
US restructuring firm Hilco takes control of HMV in the UK
While Hilco said that it believed “there to be a viable underlying HMV business”, it remains unclear what impact this will have on HMV Ireland.
HMV's Irish stores closed as NCA says they should honour vouchers
The National Consumer Agency has said that it has now clarified that the music retailer’s Irish operation is not in administration and should therefore honour gift vouchers.
HMV's Irish staff told not to honour vouchers, NCA: decision is 'disappointing'
Bad news for consumers with HMV gift vouchers but it could be possible to get your money back if you bought the vouchers with your credit or debit card.
People love HMV... here's why
Working, listening, hanging out, buying… HMV memories are everywhere today.
HMV holds crisis talks in bid to avoid going into administration
The music chain has a number of shops in Ireland and the UK and employs approximately 4,000 people.