High rents as well as online competition have been blamed for the collapse of HMV in Ireland.
The 16 HMV stores closed before the chain entered into receivership with not reopen, with the loss of 300 jobs, the company has confirmed.
HMV boss Trevor Moore today became the latest casualty of another swathe of redundancies at the failed music chain.
It has been confirmed that €27,000 from HMV sales of a charity single will now be paid.
Former workers from HMV's store in Cork are carrying out a sit-in.
Retailer Game has confirmed it is among 50 potential suitors circling collapsed music entertainment chain HMV.
A number of HMV workers in Limerick staged a sit in overnight after the retailer's Irish operations went into receivership yesterday.
HMV's Irish division has been put into receivership.
It has emerged that part of the funds raised for a seriously ill child in Galway have been caught up in the problems facing HMV.
A number of HMV branches around the country are closed to customers this morning for staff meetings.
Bosses at stricken retail chain HMV today said they were “convinced” they can secure a future for the business despite collapsing into administration after poor Christmas sales.
The National Consumer Agency has said it will be pushing for a reversal of HMV's decision not to honour vouchers after the company announced today that it went into administration.
HMV has confirmed it will not be redeeming gift vouchers in its Irish stores "for the time being".
HMV shares have been suspended from trading on the London Stock Exchange, with the news that the company has appointed administrators.
Entertainment store HMV has become the latest high street casualty as it called in administrators.
Music retailer HMV is reportedly set to go into administration tomorrow morning.