Sligo businessman says he had ‘no choice’ but to file for bankruptcy

A Sligo businessman has revealed that he has gone bankrupt.

Finbarr Filan who is chair of the Sligo Business Improvement District has written a column in this week’s Sligo Weekender.

The former election candidate and brother of WestLife’s Shane Filan has warned that debt is a growing problem facing people in Ireland.

He says he is one of 40 people to be declared bankrupt on Monday.