Jobs minister asked to intervene as fears grow for Oatfield jobs

Enterprise and Employment Minister Richard Bruton is being asked to intervene on behalf of workers at the Oatfield plant in Letterkenny. The minister is being contacted this morning by Donegal North East Deputy Padraig Mac Lochalinn, who will urge him to seek clarification on the future of the remaining 15 jobs on the site.

Letterkenny's Mayor Cllr Gerry Mc Monagle met the workers last evening after they contacted him when equipment was moved from the plant. He says their fears have been increased with mounting speculation that the site owners Donegal Creanmeries are in discussion with a multi-national food company to sell the site.

Neither Donegal Creameries, nor brand owners Zed Candy are commenting, but Cllr Mc Monagle says the workers deserve answers.............