Staff in local Xtra-vision stores are packing up today after learning yesterday that their jobs are gone.
A liquidator was appointed and workers were told to close the doors yesterday as the company ceased trading.
A staff member in Carlow told KCLR earlier it had come out of the blue – they had known about the planned closure of 30 stores before Christmas but they were not one of them
8 people are employed at the Kennedy Avenue store in Carlow and about the same at Kilkennys High Street store – both of which also host HMV under the same roof.
They’re awaiting news on a redundancy package now.
Pamela, manager of the Kennedy Avenue store, will speak to KCLR on The Way It Is at 6pm.