Thomas Crosbie Holdings

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Thomas Crosbie Holdings (TCH) is family-owned media and publishing group based in Cork, Ireland.[1] Its largest publication was once the Irish Examiner, the third largest daily broadsheet newspaper in the Republic of Ireland.

TCH history and receivership[edit]

In July 2012, it was reported by RTE that Thomas Crosbie Holdings are considering a "debt restructuring". On 20 January 2013, it was reported that TCH "is edging closer to making a tough decision on its financial restructuring".[2][3]

TCH employed 800 people at one stage, this dropped to 640.[4] In a recent court case the company said "everyone in the organisation, was highly attuned to the fact it was a difficult business".[5]

On 6 March 2013, TCH went into receivership. Landmark Media Investments Ltd acquired most of the old TCH assets. [6]

Thomas Crosbie Holdings was sued by WebPrint Concepts in March 2013. WebPrint Concepts also sued Landmark Media Investments. Both were sued over breach of contract. [7] WebPrint Concepts subsequently fired 26 staff members after losing the Thomas Crosbie Holdings contract. [8]

Thomas Crosbie Holdings were also sued by Kilquane in April 2013 for defaulting on rental payments for two years.

TCH formally owned a number of newspapers and radio stations as listed below.

Former Newspaper Investments[edit]

Former Radio Investments[edit]

Former new media interests[edit]

Thomas Crosbie Holdings has a several new media interests. Despite this, chairman Alan Crosbie, speaking at a Dublin conference in February 2012, denounced new media as having "the capacity to destroy civil society".[36]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Irish Examiner wants to cut staff pay by 10%". RTÉ News. 3 September 2010. 
  2. ^ "Business Post owners face bank crunch". Irish Independent. 2 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Court hears of row over Irish Examiner's Cork offices". RTÉ News. 8 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Court hears there was no 'indecent haste' in departure of newspaper CEO". Irish Independent. 2 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "Court hears there was no 'indecent haste' in departure of newspaper CEO". Irish Independent. 2 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  7. ^ The Irish Times http://www.irishtimes.com/business/sectors/media-and-marketing/newspaper-printer-prepares-legal-challenge-1.1321900?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter |url= missing title (help). 
  8. ^ "Webprint to make 26 staff redundant after loss of TCH business". RTÉ News. 5 April 2013. 
  9. ^ "Takeover deal agreed at Sunday Business Post newspaper". RTÉ News. 7 June 2013. 
  10. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  11. ^ http://www.brandrepublic.com/News/662148/Ireland---Irish-eyes-smiling-regional-media/
  12. ^ "IN&M to acquire 'Sligo Champion' newspaper". The Irish Times. 12 December 2007. 
  13. ^ http://www.breakingnews.ie/2006/10/27/story282789.html
  14. ^ http://www.examiner.ie/breakingnews/business/thomas-crosbie-holdings-sells-newry-democrat-472114.html
  15. ^ http://www.examiner.ie/breakingnews/business/thomas-crosbie-holdings-sells-newry-democrat-472114.html
  16. ^ http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Irish-Post-newspaper-goes-into-liquidation-128068688.html
  17. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  18. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  19. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  20. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  21. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  22. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  23. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  24. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  25. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  26. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  27. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  28. ^ http://www.radiowavesforum.com/rw/showthread.php?p=168560
  29. ^ http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/mhaugbcwidgb/
  30. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  31. ^ http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/mhaugbcwidgb/
  32. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  33. ^ http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/mhaugbcwidgb/
  34. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  35. ^ http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/mhaugbcwidgb/
  36. ^ "New media could 'destroy civil society'". RTÉ News (Raidió Teilifís Éireann). 6 February 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2012. 
  37. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  38. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 
  39. ^ "Receiver appointed to publisher of Irish Examiner as part of restructuring". RTÉ News. 6 March 2013. 

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