7 newslagent and bookshop outlets operated by Hughes & Hughes are to be taken over by Easons following the recent receivership of the former.
The airport outlets were recognised as one of the most attractive parts of the Hughes & Hughes business.
The takeover by Easons of the 2 outlets in Cork Airport and 5 in Terminal 1 at Dublin Airport will see 120 of the jobs at Hughes & Hughes be saved. The takeover is effective tomorrow Friday March 5th. Eason already operates 54 stores on the island of Ireland, employing more than 1,500 staff in its retail and wholesale operations