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Lingerie retailer's Irish arm sees red

The main Irish operation of lingerie and sex toy retailer Ann Summers has gone into the red.

The UK-owned company has its flagship Irish store on the capital's O'Connell Street as well as shops in Limerick and Cork.

Accounts filed by Ann Summers Ireland Retail reveal a pre-tax loss of €80,025 (£67,000) last year, following a pre-tax profit of €748,447 (£625,000) in 2010.