In Donegal, distillery to set up in Ardara instead of Carrick

Hopes of 40 new jobs in Carrick, in South West Donegal, have been dashed.

It’s after those planning to build a new craft whiskey distillery in the village having decided to move to Ardara instead.

It’s now believed nine jobs that exist already at a gin distillery in Carrick will also move to Ardara.

Donegal Independent Councillor Niamh Kennedy says people in the Carrick area are deeply disappointed by what has happened: