25 jobs lost with closure of Belleek hotel

25 full and part time jobs have been lost with the closure of the Hotel Carlton in Belleek.

The business, which is located just across the border from Ballyshannon, had been in administration for the past six months.

Fermanagh and South Tyrone MLA Phil Flanagan is calling on the hotel's owner, the Ulster Bank, to put it up for public auction with the hope of finding a buyer as soon as possible.

He says the longer it stays closed the less the business will be worth and the more damage it will do to the local economy:

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