Shock at sudden closure of the Bayview Hotel, Killybegs

There are conflicting reports coming out of Killybegs following the sudden closure of the Bayview Hotel this morning.

Last night, residence of the hotel were moved to a neighbouring hotel and this morning staff were told the hotel was closing.

Local Councillor and Independent election candidate Thomas Pringle says he has been told that a receiver will be appointed.

Efforts to get confirmation of this from company directors has so far failed.

Councillor Pringle says if the hotel has closed as he understands, it is another devestating blow for the area:

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