A liquidator has been appointed to three Guineys outlets which are to close with the loss of 29 jobs.

The outlets are in Talbot St, in Dublin city centre, Naas and Leopardstown.

Receivers have also been appointed to the companies which operate Clerys department store on O'Connell Street, Dublin.

The receivers say the store will open on a "business as usual" basis.

The receivers say they are at an advanced stage of negotiations with a potential buyer for the store.