A Newry building firm has entered administration - putting some 50 jobs at risk.
Garrivan and O'Rourke - set up in the 1980s - has blamed the continued downturn in the construction sector, it has been reported.
Some of the company's work included Housing Executive contracts.
The announcement came as employees of the Housing Executive contractor held pickets earlier today - claiming their wages have not been paid for over a week, according to UTV.
COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? email@example.com