Announcement made at event in Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium
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Announcement made at event in Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium
It’s being sold as a going concern
They reached €31m
Adjusted basic earnings per share were up 92pc to 15.4p
It's called Business Plus
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26.08.2014 It's taking place from 1–3 September 2014.
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