Irish Game Stores Unaffected By Rescue Deal

Irish jobs will not be saved by the sale of Game Group to private investment firm OpCapita.

The agreement guarantees the jobs of nearly 3,200 Game Group employees in Britain but the employees working in the 14 stores that closed across Ireland last week remain jobless.

A total of 121 jobs where lost when Game stores were shut.

Staff have been occupying stores in Cork, Dublin, Athlone, Monaghan and Limerick, in a row over pay and redundancy.

Managers have received their pay but part-time workers have yet to receive their wages for March.


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